1961 Chrysler I’d say. Nice.
I agree althought it could be a 1961 DeSoto as well.
The 61 DeSoto cut some ugly lights into the base of the fin, so this is not one of them.
I need, need, need a Mopar of this vintage to fill a gaping hole in my ownership experience. I would say a 61 Newport would be just the thing.
Looks well preserved in the dry desert climate.
I’d love to know exactly how he did this. I generally don’t care for heavily-processed photos, but this one is a beautiful exception. On the car itself, I love the lack of the usual Mopar continental kit toilet seat. The Nomadesque chrome bars on this car are much better!
I agree. I think I could stare at this picture for hours.
It looks to be done in HDR. You can change the amount of effect you put on the picture so it doesn’t look so “overcooked” like so many of them do.
Just amazing what Curtis can do.
The “Astradome” instrument panel was their most cool feature, imho. It had electroluminescent coatings for illumination instead of light bulbs, for a very even-looking glow, all underneath a curved glass dome.
Very cool appearance. Too bad it didn’t catch on.
Only one of my classic vehicles was so advanced as to have such electroluminescent lighting on the dashboard….. my 1965 Massey Ferguson.
Is this a photograph or painting? Either way, it’s very impactful!
Holy Cow you could sell prints of that…
Just Wow. I thought it was a painting, and I’m still not 100% sure. It’s fine art regardless. Thanks for showing it.
nice photoshop job
It makes the car look worth saving .
1961 Chrysler Newport, no doubt about it. To paraphrase the old Packard slogan-
“Ask the man who owned one”
Same bodystyle, same color. Great car. Beautiful photo, great effects.
Looks to be a 1972 Plymouth coupe sitting beside it (Satellite, Road Runner, GTX)
I believe it’s a Windsor, had one back in the early 70s, tho with fading memory, I had to double check on el goo to make sure.
There’s no trace of the “Windsor” script on the quarter panel near the lower tailight, and there’s no chrome trim along the bottom of the rocker panel, so I think it’s more likely a (low line) Newport than a (mid line) Windsor (if this car had a white roof it would be a twin to the Newport I had in the mid-1980s). In any case, we can agree it’s certainly not a New Yorker.
True, always fascinated by Chrysler’s making almost identical cars, and just adding trim pieces to raise the price.
What a great job, the picture captures the mood of a forlorn car waiting to rescued.
Well said, but……..everything at CC is a “forlorn car waiting to be rescued.”
This is the most beautiful photo of a junkyard I’ve ever seen. Stunning.
Excelent photo. The lettering below the trunk lid has 8 letters. As this thing is not an Imperial, I’d say it’s a Chrysler. Not too much additional info, but that should rule out lower Mopars.
I was at a car show last year and a guy came around and was taking pictures of everyone’s cars from different angles. It seemed like he was using some kind of long exposure setting as he took a very long time to shoot my instrument panel. He told me that he was doing a special process with this camera and gave me his card. He said to check out his website for some of his work. What I saw was pictures that looked like this one. It was interesting to look at all the different subjects he had shot and how they looked like some kind of paintings. I can’t remember the name of the process or website, unfortunately. He didn’t use any shots of my car but did for some others that had more patina.
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