1953 chrysler Town & Country Station Wagon

  • VIN: 76563915
  • Stock: 210605
  • Mileage: 92,884
  • Color: Caravan Beige over Cocoa Brown Metallic
  • Trans: M6 Presto-Matic two-speed semi-automatic
  • Engine: 331 CID Hemi Firepower V-8
  • Title: Clear
  • Interior: Brown/Tan
1953 Chrysler New Yorker Town & Country Station Wagon

  • One of only 1,399 New Yorker Town & Country Station Wagons made in 1953
  • Original 331 CID Hemi Firepower V-8 engine
  • M6 Presto-Matic two-speed semi-automatic transmission and 3.54 gearing
  • Caravan Beige over Cocoa Brown Metallic exterior
  • All-original brown/tan cloth and ‘alligator’ leather interior and outstanding original wood
  • Power brakes
  • New-for-’53 one-piece curved windshield
  • 125.5-inch wheelbase


Wagon collectors, have we a cargo-hauling rarity for you! Check out this 1953 Chrysler New Yorker Town & Country Station Wagon.  From the Black Hawk Collection, on a California Title with mileage affiant at 92,884, however speedo/ODO is inoperable.

Dressed in Caravan Beige over Cocoa Brown Metallic, this car’s original appearing paint is in overall satisfactory condition but there are multiple spots and other, various blemishes visible. Some of the chrome trim exhibits some pitting as well. There is, however, a crack in the passenger-side front vent window. The wagon’s bodywork is straight and solid, the chrome wraparound bumpers fit tightly to the body and look great. The engine bay is very tidy and the cargo area with wooden flooring and sides looks great. This model has reverse lights.

This wagon rolls on older Remington’s Cushion-Aire wide whitewall bias-ply tires, size L78-15 showing their age. Each tire is mounted on a steel wheel and topped by a factory wheel cover. The wheel covers are in good, original order as are the tires.

Under the hood is an original 331 CID Hemi Firepower V-8 engine that appears to have been rebuilt it has a new wiring harness installed0. It is matched to a most unusual dance partner, a M6 Presto-Matic two-speed semi-automatic transmission with a 3.54:1 rear end. Don’t let the clutch pedal or the shift quadrants, DLNR, fool you. The shift lever was column-mounted and has three positions: Low (in the “2nd” position of a conventional three-speed manual unit), High (in the “3rd” position), and Reverse (same as the three-speed) oil bath lid is missing. The clutch had to be depressed every time the gear shift lever was moved. This configuration had the effect of providing four gear ratios:

·         Underdrive Low, 3.57:1

·         Low 2.04:1

·         Underdrive High, 1.75:1

·         High, 1:1

Driver convenience features include power, four-wheel drum brakes.

Inside, the wagon retains its original cloth, leather, wood and chrome interior. This example has an interior that mirrors its outside, tan and brown cloth with leather and that leather has a unique ‘alligator’ or ‘crocodile’ pattern. The front and rear bench seats look great, as does the tan headliner above. The tan carpeting is in good, original order. A plastic-rimmed, three-spoke steering wheel has aged well but is not flawless. The two-tone metal instrument panel comes with a full array of gauges. It and inner door panels are all in very good order. In back are a pair of ingress/egress assist handles on the back of the front bench along with an ashtray. A column-mounted shift lever and a factory AM radio complete the interior.  The rear wood is in outstanding condition and is a site to behold with the rear seat in the down position.

The 1953 New Yorker had a less bulky look with the wheelbase reduced to 125.5 inches, a one-piece curved windshield and rear fenders integrated into the body. Wire wheels were now an option. The Saratoga line was dropped in 1953, replaced by the New Yorker, with the New Yorker redesignated the New Yorker DeLuxe. The convertible and Newport hardtop were available only in the New Yorker DeLuxe while the base New Yorker offered a long-wheelbase sedan and a Town & Country wagon.

Competition to this New Yorker in 1953 included Buick’s Series 50 Super Estate Wagon, DeSoto’s Firedome V-8 Wagon, Dodge’s Coronet Sierra Wagon, Mercury’s Eight Station Wagon and Pontiac’s Chieftain DeLuxe Station Wagon.

Wagons have really become popular, so we don’t expect this one to linger. With some touch-ups and attention, it could really be a standout at a cruise night or local car show. Stop by MotoeXotica Classic Cars today to check out this Mopar survivor that is older than Torqueflite!

VIN: 76563915

This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 92,884 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!

Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle, thank you.

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  • Stock Number: 210605
  • VIN Number: 76563915
  • Model Year: 0
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TO BID YOU MUST BE OVER 18 and pay with a money order, cashiers check or bank wire transfer. Please do not bid without the intent to finalize this transaction. Winning bidders that do not finalize will receive negative feedback. Sorry, NO bid retractions allowed in the last 24 hours of the auction, ask questions BEFORE you bid. There will be a $195.00 administration fee added to each car sold. ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE IS, AS IS!

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Terms of Auction & Sale

  • The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent of any bidder. The Vehicle is being sold by a Licensed State of Missouri Dealer (Motoexotica Classic Cars).
  • Any Missouri resident must pay local MO sales tax and licensing fees to the Missouri Department of Revenue. All others will do so in their home state.
  • All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. (No vehicle is perfect to everyone.) Each vehicle has its strengths, shortcomings, styles and tendencies.  Therefore, despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle’s mechanical condition, we are not able to warranty a manufacturer’s workmanship or previous owner’s diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold “AS IS”. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However, with all pre-owned automobiles, the condition is subjective. Please be advised that no oral or written statements concerning any vehicle constitutes a representation or warranty of the condition of the said vehicle.
  • The vehicle is available for inspection prior to bidding. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close, you or an agent will have seven(7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. We strongly encourage a physical inspection to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.
  • Bidders with less than 10 feedbacks MUST email us before bidding showing their intent to purchase the vehicle. Due to increasing non-paying bidders, we reserve the right to cancel your bid if you do not have more then 10 feedbacks. WE WILL NOT TOLERATE BID INTERFERENCE!
  • All disputes arising out of or resulting from this sale shall be finally determined by binding arbitration in St. Louis, Missouri in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be carried out by one or more arbitrators in accordance with said rules. Any award shall be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction in the same manner as judgments. This agreement to arbitrate shall survive the sale of the automobile described herein. Buyer and Seller hereby agree that Missouri law shall control for all purposes under this Bill of Sale. Buyer and Seller hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Missouri to specifically enforce the agreement to arbitrate and to enter judgment of and enforce the award of the arbitrator.

Payment must be made by Cashiers Check, Money Orders or Bank Wire Transfers payable in US Dollars.

  • A Refundable deposit in the amount of $500.00 must be received within Twenty-Four (24) hours of the auctions close either by Master Card, Visa or PayPal. The buyer has seven (7) days from close of auction to inspect the vehicle. If the vehicle is not to your liking within this seven day inspection period then your deposit will be refunded 100%. If an inspection or decision takes longer then seven days and you find the vehicle not to your liking, your deposit will be forfeited and the car will be relisted for sale.
  • Final payment must be received within ten (10) days of the auction close. The refundable deposit only applies if you or an agent inspect said vehicle in St. Louis and find it not to your liking. MotoeXotica will not be responsible for buyers remorse or problems found to said vehicle once they have left our property. Most of the cars we deal with are vintage and will need TLC and some degree of attention eventually. These are not new vehicles and should not be treated as such.
  • Once full payment has been received, Seller will email a copy of clear title, Bill of Sale, buyers guide and additional DMV forms to the Buyer to sign and return via Docusign. The forms must be returned to the Seller prior to the shipment of said vehicle upon receipt of signed documents. Original paperwork will be sent to Buyer via USPS Priority Mail. If paid by company or personal check, original dues will be held seven (7) to ten (10) business days. Transportation will commence only after final payment and signed documentation are received.
  • INDUSTRY UNIQUE RETURN POLICY: If for any reason you receive your vehicle and have buyer’s remorse, are not happy with the vehicle or just don’t want it for any reason we will purchase the car back from you. We must be notified in writing of your decision to return the vehicle within seven (7) days of your receipt of said vehicle. The vehicle may not have more than 75 additional miles on the odometer from the time it left our possession and be returned in the same condition that it left. You WILL be responsible for a restocking fee that will equal 20% of the purchase price of the vehicle, no exceptions. You will also be responsible for shipping the vehicle back to our shop at your expense.
  • All above terms and conditions are applied to all vehicle sales, whether through eBay or otherwise.

For a price quote on shipping, anywhere in the world, please feel free to email us at sales@motoexotica.com. We will give you a cost for open and/or enclosed transport as well as overseas shipping if necessary.

International Transportation

We are happy to accommodate our overseas buyers! Over the last 10 years we have exported cars to Norway, Germany, Estonia, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Alaska, Costa Rica, Brazil, British Columbia, Canada and other locations around the world. Overseas shipments will be placed into a steel container for safe sea passage. We take care of all the details and paperwork. All you have to do is collect the car at port and enjoy!

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