Consumers are eagerly waiting for the upcoming 2018 Chrysler Imperial. The 2006 Imperial concept was quite similar to Rolls Royce with same overall body shape. However, the concept it received unfair criticism from a group of customers. Chrysler is a luxurious brand associated with high quality and classy sedans.
The upcoming model will ultimately share some of its design language with its predecessors. The 2018 Imperial will be presenting a number of interesting improvements that will improve its overall exterior and interior design. The engine is also going to get some update to enhance the performance.
2018 Chrysler Imperial – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
The 2006 Imperial concept was based on Chrysler’s LY platform, which is which is an extension of LX architecture. The general bodywork for the new 2018 Chrysler Imperial features lightweight aluminium material coupled with the excessive use of high-strength steel and components of carbon fibre. This helps in shedding some weight hence improved aerodynamic performance and fuel efficiency.
The new design platform for Imperial is highly inspired by Rolls-Royce design. With this, the exterior appears extremely elegant with new body works. Generally, the exterior design is very attractive with an extended roofline and an elongated roofline that provides more room on the rear side of the car. The rear end boats of a luxurious twin-exhaust system. Get ready for rounded LED headlights and a massive horizontal radiator grille. The full-size luxury sedan rides on 22-inch alloy wheels.
The forthcoming 2018 Imperial is a new flagship model for Chrysler. We are expecting a new revised interior design with a roomier cabin and high-comfort level. We are expecting technology updates as well with updated infotainment system. The car is going to adopt high-quality leather material upholstery for the seats. Parts of the dashboard also receives an extension of leather trimming. The Chrysler Imperial 2018 offers comfy long distance rides with sufficient headroom and legroom.
Among the standard interior features include updated the audio system with HD satellite radio, Wi-Fi connectivity, modern air conditioning system, automatic climate control, satellite navigation system. ItI with a variety of safety and driver assistance features including premium safety belts and sits bags, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning system, blind-spot monitoring system and others.
2018 Chrysler Imperial – Engine and Performance
There is still no official confirmation of the ultimate motor that will power the 2018 Chrysler Imperial sedan model. However, currently, there are speculations on possible powertrains. The base engine is likely to be a 3.6-liter V6 twin-turbocharged engine good for 400 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque.
It will be coupled with a 7-speed automatic transmission system that sends power to either front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive platform. This powertrain is capable of reaching 155 mph in just 5 seconds while top speed is approximated at 155 mph. There are also rumours on a possible V8 of but this is subject to confirmation.
2018 Chrysler Imperial – Price and Release Date
The manufacturer is yet to confirm the official pricing and release date for this luxurious sedan. However, it is likely to make its debut in the auto market by the end this year or at the start of 2018. The entry imperial models will go for around $60,000.