National Geographic : 1931 Feb
CHRYSLER STRAIGHT EIGHT 5-PASSENGER SEDAN, $1525, F. O. B. FACTORY DUAL HIGH GEARS... .. ONE FOR TRAFFIC, ONE FOR OPEN COUNTRY . .. Two distinctly dif ferent high gears for distinctly different uses-one "high" for sprinting ahead of everything in traffic and for quiet, easy speed up any hill, another "high" for the wide open spaces. Dual High performance and the further advantage of a quick and quiet gear shift are both made possible by an exclusive Multi-Range 4-Speed trans mission designed to give the full utility of Chrysler Straight Eight power. Dual High performance gives the new Chrysler Straight Eights a tremendous advantage. Makes them invincible in get away. Makes them incomparably faster in picking up speed. Makes them smoother and more flexible at all speeds. The new Chrysler Straight Eights are styled with a distin guished grace and smartness. An extremely low center of gravity serves to enhance beauty as well as to increase safety by the better balance of low-swung weight. Study these cars; drive them; compare them; consider them from every standpoint, as critically as you please-the new Chrysler Straight Eights with Multi Range transmission are the out standing motor cars of the times. CHRYSLER EIGHT-Coupe (with rumble seat) $1495; Sedan $1525; Con vertible Coupe $1665; Roadster $1495. Six wire wheels, $80 extra. Sport Road ster (includingsix wire wheels andtrunk rack) $1595. CHRYSLER IMPERIAL EIGHT- 5 -Pass. Sedan $2745; Close Coupled Sedan $2845; 7-Pass. Sedan $2945; Sedan-Limousine $3145. IMPERIAL CUSTOM EIGHT, bodies designed by LeBaron - Coupe $350o; Roadster $3220;Convertible Coupe $3 3 20; Phaeton$3575.F . O . B . Factory. Chrysler Eight and Chrysler Imperial Eight closed cars are factory-wired for immediate installation of Transitone, the pioneer automobile radio. Other models will be equipped on order.