We heard some rumors that Chrysler prepares a big comeback of one of its best-known nameplates of all time, and it should come as 2018 Chrysler Imperial. This legendary model was in production for over 66 years. Original model dates way back from 1926, while last year model was 1993. During all these years, we saw many variants of it. Also, company concept of new model in 2006, but it never became a production car. After another ten years, some rumors appeared. According to these reports, company will release a completely new model, which will carry this legendary name. New model could come already next year, as 2018 Imperial.
2018 Chrysler Imperial short history
The history of this legendary model begins in 1926. Company released a brand-new full-size luxury car, which will continue to be produced until 1954. During these years, company released six generations of it. In 1955, Imperial came as a separate make. As Imperial brand, this model was in production until 1983. During these years, we also saw six generations. After shorter brake, another model came 1990, but under Chrysler’s badge. However, this model had very short life. Production finally ended in 1993. 13 years later, company presented a concept of a future model, but it all stayed in that form. Ten years later, there are many rumors that company prepares a big comeback. According to some reports, new model will come maybe already next year, as 2018 Chrysler Imperial.
2018 Chrysler Imperial rumors
Rumors about 2018 Chrysler Imperial are present for some time. According to them, we will once again see this nameplate on the streets, after almost 25 years of brake. What to expect from new model is still unknown. At this point, we must rely on rumors and our own predictions. If we consider that company already has a full-size car in offer, it is very possible that 2018 Chrysler Imperial will use the same platform. It is an LX platform, which already underprints Chrysler 300. In fact, most of the parts will be shared with this model. When it is about styling, there are several reports that many details from 2006 concept could be used. However, this concept is 10 years old and we are pretty sure that company has some new design solutions for this model.
2018 Chrysler Imperial release date
As we already mentioned, arrival of 2018 Chrysler Imperial is possible already next year.