Coachwork by Locke and Company based in New York.

- Production ran from Oct 1928 to June 1930.

- 2,900 were built.

- Featured is a side-entry rumble seat.

- Price new: $2,895.









The coachwork for the 1929 Imperial Roadster was by Locke & Company, a New York based coachbuilder from 1903 through 1937. Locke & Company built custom bodies for the most prestigious marques of its day, including Cadillac, Duesenberg, Hotchkiss, Locomobile, Marmon, Mercedes, Packard, Pierce Arrow, Rolls-Royce, and Stutz.


The elegant body rests on a 136-inch wheel-base. This unique body features a side entry rumble seat with a folding upper panel that, when raised, becomes a windshield for the rumble seat passengers. Because of this unusual rumble seat door, this roadster became known as a “three-door roadster”.  


This car is powered by a 309 cid, side-valve, six-cylinder engine capable of producing 100 hp.

Production of the L series Imperial ran only 21 months.


Year: 1929

Make: Chrysler

Model: Imperial

Style: Roadster

Serial No: 262987

Color: Red

Engine Size: 309 cid

Engine Cylinders: I-6

Engine BHP: 100 BHP



1929 Chrysler Imperial

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