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Cars Are Rolling In For The Sunday 16th of June Burns & Co Classic & Collectable Car Auction.


An absolute Classic In Newcastle

In 1938, the Custom Imperial was stretched further, to a 144 inch wheelbase, and while the standard Imperials had a painted, highly polished wood-grain finish to the dashboard, those of the Custom were painted to harmonize with the upholstery.

Imperial Custom vs Custom Imperial was to be reflected years later with Imperial Crown vs Crown Imperial.
The main changes in 1938 were a side-opening hood, a horn ring on the steering wheel (replacing the dash-mounted button), moving the emergency brake, rubber-insulated steering gear, a first for any auto maker and front and rear sway bars, the only Chrysler model to have both.

The sight of this Superb 1938 Custom Imperial arriving here at our Newcastle facility was something to remember, rolling into the building in absolute grand style after driving a 200km trip from Sydney.

This era of motor vehicle manufacturing is long past us now, however we are lucky to see some absolutely beautiful examples still present and this car is one … and possibly the only one !!

You can view more information on this car here

And you can view more information on the June Classic & Collectable Car Auction here.

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