There’s something special about the luxury vehicles of the Sixties. Is it a sense of innocence? The now vintage, over the top designs? The massive engines and plush materials? Either way, there really is nothing like classic American luxury cars, like this 1960 Chrysler Saratoga. The seller reports that this car has gotten a new lease on life thanks to an older frame-off restoration completed on the vehicle before they purchased. With only 54,000 miles on the clock of this 383ci V8, has this blast from the past got what it takes to convince you to take her to your garage.
This Saratoga reflects the feelings of the Sixties, when the American dream was fresh in the minds of the people. The white exterior shows a sense of purity, easily matched with a little flair thanks to the blue interior. The wide body and long sweeping lines tell a story of wealth, while the flared rear end is neatly decorated with a pair of tail fins that match the design language of the era. Reportedly, this car came with an A/C off the factory, albeit it is non-functioning at the moment. Besides that, there are plenty of other amenities that would have been considered as luxuries for the time. For example, the soft padded dash and white sun visors. Of course, a few changes have been made during restoration. For example, the headliner was reportedly changed during the restoration, as was reported power steering system and power brakes for better safety. the addition of a dual exhaust system by the current owner.
The 383ci V8 Golden Lion engine is plenty powerful, and is known to give reliable power as well as ample torque, which you’re going to need to lug around this behemoth, the 1960 Chrysler Saratoga. All that power is delivered through an automatic transmission which is reported to be a TorqueFlite, an iconic piece of Chrysler’s history of automotive engineering. The reported power brakes and power steering make handling a lot easier, and with around 54,000 miles on the clock, this Chrysler had been driven well and is ready to be welcomed to a new home.
1960 Model Year Chrysler Saratoga Sedan White exterior Blue interior Automatic Transmission 383ci V8 Golden Lion Seller reports an older frame off restoration completed before they purchased TorqueFlite Transmission Power steering reported Power brakes reported Factory A/C reported - not currently working Headliner was changed during the restoration Soft padded dash White sun visors Current owner added dual exhaust Seller reports the front suspension has been redone
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