The choice of the day is a 1966 Chrysler Newportadvertised on ClassicCars.com by a private seller in Las Cruces, New Mexico, whose father ordered the car back in November 1965.
The car is a 2-door hard top with its stock 383cid V8 engine and Chrysler TorqueFlite automatic transmission. According to The Standard Catalog of American Cars, the engine had a rated output of 270 hp in 1967.
The seller points out that the car has “mid-range option packages”.
“I bought this car from my father 1974 for my pleasure ”, continues the seller. “It is sold with a collection of official and personal papers that I call his ‘baby book’.
“Mainly in Ohio (the car was originally sold by a dealer in Cincinnati) and in New Mexico, the car has the original paint – some faded, original upholstery – some signs of wear, has been serviced, there are nicks, scratches, chips, slight rust, Bonnet bulge and bent antenna. “
You can see these scratches and nicks in the photos that are part of the advertising of the car.
The car comes with various Mopar parts, tires, and “various items” in the trunk.
“I will be happy to provide the buyer with any information I can remember about this vehicle,” adds the seller. “This is a production car that my family uses. It is important to me that the third owner of this Newport appreciates and enjoys it as I have had it for so many years. “
The speedometer shows almost 90,000 miles and the Chrysler is on sale for $ 20,000.
To view this vehicle on ClassicCars.com, see Pick of the Day.