One thing is for sure – Chrysler has already been better days. With the end of production of both the Chrysler 200 and 300 models, the brand is still trying to release new models like the Pacifica minivan.
However, they need to reach other segments and this is one of the reasons why they are releasing the 2018 Chrysler Imperial.
The truth is that the concept of the Imperial was already released back in 2016 and it was seen as very similar to a Rolls Royce, especially i what concerns with the overall body shape. Even though this led to a lot of criticism at the time, Chrysler decided to start the production of the 2018 Chrysler Imperial.
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2018 Chrysler Imperial Release Date
Without any official release date for this luxurious sedan, most rumors state that the 2018 Chrysler Imperial should have its debut during this month or the beginning of the next year.
2018 Chrysler Imperial Price
The prices haven’t also been disclosed just yet. However, and according to most rumors, the starting price of the new 2018 Chrysler Imperial should be around $60,000.
2018 Chrysler Imperial Redesign and Changes
As we already mentioned, the 2018 Chrysler Imperial is based on the concept car that was released back in 2016. At the time, the concept car used the Chrysler’s LY platform. We believe that this will be maintained. In addition, we are expecting to see a lot of aluminum material as well as high-strength steel and carbon-fiber elements. All these materials have one thing in common – they are lightweight. So, they should help the 2018 Chrysler Imperial have a better fuel efficiency as well it should improve the aerodynamic performance.
The exterior of the 2018 Chrysler Imperial is very similar to a Rolls Royce. It features an elongated roofline and extended roofline that improve the amount of space available for the rear seats. On the front of the 2018 Chrysler Imperial, there is also a massive grille with rounded LED headlights.
The back of the 2018 Chrysler Imperial is also very elegant and it features a luxurious twin-exhaustion system.
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2018 Chrysler Imperial Specs
The truth is that there is no official data about what we will see under the hood of the new 2018 Chrysler Imperial. However, one of the most viable options according to most rumors is the use of the 3.6-liter V6 twin-turbocharged engine as the standard engine. This is a powerful motor that is capable of producing 400 of horsepower and 400 pounds per feet of torque.
The 2018 Chrysler Imperial engine should be coupled with a 7-speed automatic transmission system.
While there are also rumors pointing to a V8 engine, we just can’t confirm it at this moment. However, it can be an option for a higher trim level of the 2018 Chrysler Imperial.
2018 Chrysler Imperial Interior
Inside the cabin of the 2018 Chrysler Imperial, you can expect to find a world of luxury and space. The truth is that the 2018 Chrysler Imperial is believed to have a new revised interior design as well as many technology updates including an updated infotainment system.
In what concerns with the seats, we are expecting to see them covered with a high-quality leather and there should be a lot of space on both the front and rear seats for all passengers.
Within the standard version of the 2018 Chrysler Imperial, we are expecting the automaker to include features such as automatic climate control, modern air conditioning system, Wi-Fi connectivity, audio system with HD satellite radio, satellite navigation system, adaptive cruise control. a blind-spot monitoring system, lane departure warning system, among others.