<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899

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Lot 64
1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible

Sold for US$ 19,040 inc. premium
1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible
VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899

2,213cc Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Engine
Fuel Injection
146bhp at 4,800rpm
3-Speed Automatic Transmission
Solid Rear Axle, Independent Front Suspension
Front Disc Brakes - Rear-Wheel Drum Brakes

*From the personal collection of Lee Iacocca
*One of just 501 examples produced in 1986
*Well optioned with under 20,500 original miles
*The ultimate K-car, a piece of automotive history


THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

The mid-1980s LeBaron based on Chrysler's ubiquitous 'K' platform was offered in a full range of body styles including sedan, coupe, wagon, and convertible. Of those the convertible, specifically the rear 1983-1986 Town & Country Convertible of which only 1,105 were built, is the most well-known and regarded. With its faux wood grain exterior trim, the LeBaron Town & Country Convertible has made memorable appearances in pop culture classics such as Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Seinfeld.

This rare Town & Country convertible was delivered new to the K-cars greatest hero and proponent—Lee Iacocca. Illustrated as the shimmering grill of a Town & Country Convertible on the cover of the March 21, 1983 copy of Time Magazine, Lee's T&C has been lovingly kept and remains in remarkably original condition with under 20,500 original miles. Featuring the optional 2.2-liter turbocharged engine, this Light Ivory Cream convertible is one of just 501 examples produced in 1986, the final year of production. Harkening back to the pre-war 'woody' convertibles, these faux-wood clad examples typify American automotive styling in the 1980s.

This LeBaron has evaded the fate of many K-cars and remains an all-original example in lovely condition with no visible signs of oxidation. The innovative all-digital dash is in fully operable condition and the light interior is seemingly devoid of discoloration.

This rare and extremely original convertible is an interesting glimpse at an early attempt at retro-modern styling and is presented in its original, unmolested condition. Few cars capture the '80s American automotive zeitgeist as these 501 convertibles and this particular LeBaron offers a rare opportunity to attain an original and solid example. And unlike the example on Seinfeld with mistaken celebrity ownership history, this lucky Town & Country does indeed come from the Lee Iacocca.

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<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
<b>1986 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country Convertible</b><br />VIN. 1C3BC55E2GG130899
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