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1961 Chrysler Newport Station Wagon - whats it worth?


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Great car, and the Forward Look crowd would eat it up in a heartbeat. The 3-speed manual was standard on Newport and Windsor models.

They made 1,832 Newport Town & Country 6-pass. wagons in '61, and 1,571 Newport Town & Country 9-pass. wagons - which is it?

 

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If it's as good as it looks, I'm at the $20-30K range, and suggest putting it on  Bring a Trailer.

It will give you global exposure (so will Hemmings), and to some funksters the manual tranny is a plus.  

Just 3% of Chryslers had a manual in 1961, so given the low T&C numbers yours must be one of very few that remain.

 

TG

 

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16 hours ago, TG57Roadmaster said:

Great car, and the Forward Look crowd would eat it up in a heartbeat. The 3-speed manual was standard on Newport and Windsor models.

They made 1,832 Newport Town & Country 6-pass. wagons in '61, and 1,571 Newport Town & Country 9-pass. wagons - which is it?

 

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If it's as good as it looks, I'm at the $20-30K range, and suggest putting it on  Bring a Trailer.

It will give you global exposure (so will Hemmings), and to some funksters the manual tranny is a plus.  

Just 3% of Chryslers had a manual in 1961, so given the low T&C numbers yours must be one of very few that remain.

 

TG

 

i believe its a 9pass.  Cool picture for the chrysler accessories

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On 8/15/2020 at 9:09 PM, 61polara said:

What's the mileage on this car.  From the brake peddel i'd guess 90-100,000 miles.  Floor mat and seats don't show this.  Have the seats been redone?

26,562miles if you believe that

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13 hours ago, Xander Wildeisen said:

 

That looks like a very nice car, and thanks for pointing it out.

(It could even be a separate listing in the "Not Mine" for-sale category.)

 

However, I'll note for the original poster's benefit that 

asking prices may sometimes be double a car's worth.

Therefore, SELLING prices, not asking prices, are what count.

Overpricing wastes everyone's time.  I can't say the

value of this 1957 Chrysler, but it is appealing.

 

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