The Pick of the Day is a 1954 Chrysler New Yorker station wagon that was a part of the famed William Harrah Collection in accordance with the Chicago-based supplier promoting the automobile on ClassicCars.com.
“Reintroduced as a highly versatile all-steel station wagon for 1951, Chrysler’s Town & Country was offered in a choice of Windsor or New Yorker trim and appointments,” the supplier notes.
“A generous 125.5-inch wheelbase chassis provided plenty of passenger room and cargo space. Styling was essentially unchanged through 1954 and these upscale station wagons remain highly collectible and enjoyable icons of 1950s Americana today.”
The supplier notes that this wagon was bought new in Glendale, California, and sooner or later discovered itself in Harrah’s acclaimed assortment.
“Colors are excellent, with a refinish in original Pebble Beige and Topaz Tan over luxurious two-tone leather and suede upholstery,” the supplier factors out.
“Ready to deliver an outstanding experience, this Town & Country features a rebuilt drivetrain, suspension and steering gear. Ample power is delivered by a meticulously restored 331 Hemi V8 engine equipped with a 4-barrel carburetor and breathing out through a new dual exhaust system.
“A PowerFlite automatic transmission, power brakes and power steering ensure comfortable and enjoyable cruising, along with an original radio and deluxe heater.
“Original mahogany cargo decking and chrome wire wheels with new wide whitewall tires provide additional distinction.”
According to the Standard Catalog of American Cars, Chrysler produced only one,100 of its Town & Country New Yorker station wagons for the 1954 mannequin yr, the final yr for this chassis and physique.
The supplier provides that the wagon has been pushed little greater than 85,000 miles since new. The Chrysler is obtainable for $56,000.