Wheelbase: Few people would suspect it at the time, but was the last year American automobile manufacturers would be at full production until WWII ended. Chrysler completed the year in a flourish, moving past Studebaker to take eighth place among the top 10 automakers. Big news at Chrysler, however, were the two concept vehicles that wowed spectators on the auto show circuit: six Newport dual cowl phaetons, including one that paced the Indianapolis , and six radical Thunderbolts, both built by coachbuilder LeBaron.
The Chrysler Windsor is a full-size car which was built by Chrysler from through to the s. The final Chrysler Windsor sold in the United States was produced in , but production in Canada continued until The Canadian to Windsor model was for all intents and purposes the equivalent of the Chrysler Newport in the United States. The Windsor was positioned above the entry-level Royal from to With the demise of the Royal for the model year the Windsor became Chrysler's price leader through to For the model year the Chrysler Newport was made the marque's price leader with the Windsor positioned one level above the Newport.
1941 Chrysler Royal Three-Passenger Business Coupe
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It had a fastback profile with rear, twin hinged doors. The company initially called this wood-bodied utility vehicle the Town and Country car. Reportedly, the name was sourced from 'town' metal in the front and 'country' wood in the back. The first edition of the Town and Country became known as the 'Barrelback' from 'clamshell' rear doors and rounded styling. The rear doors allowed access to the rear passenger seats and the storage area behind the seats.