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Bryan
Hagerty Employee

Rides from the Reader: 1977 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham

Today’s featured car is a 1977 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham. Essentially an Imperial with a Chrysler body, a lower price tag, and a different options menu, the ’76–78 New Yorker Brougham was one of the last holdouts of true full-size luxury. In 1979, Chrysler debuted an overhauled and much smaller New Yorker, but the “Imperialized” cars are in a league of their own. They were offered either in coupe or sedan versions, both resplendent with frameless glass and razor-thin B-pillars, and were powered either by a 400- or 440-cu-in V-8 mated to a three-speed TorqueFlite auto.

 

This particular Wedgewood Blue example features the 400-cu-in option and belongs to Ken Tolksdorf ... Read the full article on Hagerty.com:

 

https://www.hagerty.com/media/hagerty-community/rides-from-the-reader-1977-chrysler-new-yorker-broug...

 

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MeJ
Intermediate Driver

Ah yes...Corinthian leather.

The greatest scam perpetuated on the American public since one-hour Martinizing!

(I'm paraphrasing Kramer here).

CJinSD
Detailer

Pontiac GTO? Chevrolet Monte Carlo? C7 ZO6 automatic? Ford Mustang Cobra? Everything about virtually every PLC ever made?