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Chrysler 1946 - 1949

Royal Series
The Royal was the bottom of a four car range. Based on a 1942 model it was powered by a 6 cyclinder 250 cid engine producing 114 bhp. The car could be ordered with a standard or long wheelbase. In standard wheelbase format came as a 2 or 4 door sedan, or a 3 or 6 seater coupe. The long wheelbase version sat 8 passengers as a sedan or limo. Standard equipment on the Royal included armrests on both front doors, directional signal, entrance light, cigar lighter with illuminated ashtray, dual outside front door locks, luggage compartment light and dual speed electric wipers. There were very few changes for the 1947 model year. A notable change included the availability of white-wall tyres from April 47. Few changes were made for 1948 as the restyled 1949 was being prepared. Cars built after 1st December 1948 were considered to be First Series 1949 models.

Windsor Series
The Windsor was an upgraded version of the Royal and therefore included such luxuries such as front carpet a rear seat folding armrest. They were identified from Royals by a nameplate on both sides of the hood. Town and Country sedans were wood-bodies models in the range. In addition to the body variants offered in the Royal range a Windsor convertible was offered. There were very few changes for 1947. Although a traveller was added to the range of styles available. Few changes were made for 1948 as the restyled 1949 was being prepared. Cars built after 1st December 1948 were considered to be First Series 1949 models.

Saratoga Series
This was an eight-cylinder version of the Royal level of trim. The model was offered in 4 forms, as per the standard wheelbase Royal. However its wheelbase was 6 inches longer. Like all the models in the Chrysler range for 1947 there were very few changes. Few changes were made for 1948 as the restyled 1949 was being prepared. Cars built after 1st December 1948 were considered to be First Series 1949 models.

New Yorker Series
The New Yorker was a better appointed version of the Saratoga. Two convertibles were available in the range. A standard and a wood bodied version. There were few changes for 1947. The Town & Country was only available as a 2dr convertible, the 4dr sedan being dropped from the range. Few changes were made for 1948 as the restyled 1949 was being prepared. Cars built after 1st December 1948 were considered to be First Series 1949 models.

Numbers

1946					Serial #			Engine #
Royal					70011001 - 70023022		C38-1001 -
Windsor					70515001 - 70564428		C800-1001 -
Windsor Town & Country			71000001 - 71000127		C800-1001 - 
Saratoga				6765001 - 6766545		C39-1001 -
New Yorker				7025001 - 7037248		C39-1001 -
New Yorker Town & Country		7400001 - 7402036		C39-1001 -

1947					Serial #			Engine #
Royal					70023023 - 70029673		C38-1001 -
Windsor					70564429 - 70633016		C38-1001 -
Windsor Town & Country			71000128 - 71002879		C38-1001 - 
Saratoga				6766546 - 6768485		C38-1001 -
New Yorker				7037249 - 7062597		C39-1001 -
New Yorker Town & Country		7402037 - 7405173		C39-1001 -

1948					Serial #			Engine #
Royal					70029674 - 70037180		C38-1001 -
Windsor (Detroit)			70633017 - 70702442		C38-1001 -
Windsor (Los Angeles)			67001001 - 67001920		C38-1001 -
Windsor Town & Country			71002880 - 71004055		C38-1001 - 
Saratoga				6768486 - 6770180		C39-1001 -
New Yorker				7062598 - 7085469		C39-1001 -
New Yorker Town & Country		7405174 - 7408109		C39-1001 -

1949 					Serial #			Engine #
Royal					70037180 - 70038791		C38-1001 -
Windsor (Detroit built)			70702443 - 70717748		C38-1001 -
Windsor (Los Angeles)			67001921 - 67003000		C38-1001 -
Saratoga				6770181 - 6770612		C39-1001 -
New Yorker				7085470 - 7092068		C39-1001 -
New Yorker Town & Country	 	7408110 - 7408483		C39-1001

Chrysler 1949 - 1954

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