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1985 Chrysler Lebaron Mark Cross Town & Country Wagon - Turbo, Low Mileage on 2040-cars

Year:1985 Mileage:57400 Color: Yellow /
 Tan
Location:

Arlington, Virginia, United States

Arlington, Virginia, United States
Transmission:Automatic
Body Type:Wagon
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:2.2L Turbo
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: 1C3BC59EXFF195563 Year: 1985
Number of Cylinders: 4
Make: Chrysler
Model: LeBaron
Trim: Mark Cross Town & Country
Options: Leather Seats
Drive Type: Front Wheel Drive
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Mileage: 57,400
Exterior Color: Yellow
Interior Color: Tan
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

This is a beautiful, low mileage, very good original condition, turbo LeBaron Town & Country woody station wagon, with the Mark Cross leather interior!  This car looks, runs, and drives great while coddling the driver and passengers in plush comfort.  And it is quick yet economical and fun to drive with the 2.2 liter Chrysler turbo engine.

This LeBaron has the wood trim package, the Mark Cross leather interior package, the turbo engine, automatic transmission, AM/FM radio, cargo cover, rear window wiper, tilt wheel, and power windows, power drivers' seat, power locks, power steering, and power brakes.  All of these features work great.  The air conditioning comes on but I have not used it and it is likely low on coolant, as the switch cycles.  The turbo gives quick acceleration, and the car runs, drives, shifts, and stops great, with no known problems or repair needs.  There may be a slow battery draw, I disconnect the battery when the car is sitting for a period.  The tires are about one year old and have less than 1000 miles on them!

The body is rust free, and appears to have no body repairs.  The paint appears to be all original and is in good shape, but could use a good polishing to bring back a better shine.  The wood is excellent, with very few chips or scratches, the largest being on the drivers' door (see photo) and some discoloration on the framing, primarily on the rear hatch.  Even the rocker panels are clean!  There is a minor small bump on the hood, with no broken paint, and which is barely noticeable unless you look at it in just the right light and at the right angle.  The wire wheel covers are in very good condition, with minor scuffing.

The beautiful and comfortable Mark Cross leather interior is really incredible!  The leather is in great condition, including the embossed Mark Cross emblems on the front and rear seat backs.  The dash pad has no cracks, and the headliner is not sagging, and the carpet looks great and is not worn.  The ash tray has a broken corner (see photo) but I will include a replacement ash tray.  Some of the satin silver trim surfaces show aging, but are a very minor and repairable appearance item that could be easily addressed.  The cargo area carpet, trim, and stainless ribs are all in very good shape, and the spare and jack are like new!

Overall this beautiful LeBaron Town & Country looks great in its original Cream Crystal Coat paint and light/medium tan Mark Cross leather interior, probably the best color combination for this car!  The Chrysler turbo motor is dependable, economical, easy to service, and is quick and fun to drive.  It is an affordable, practical, stylish, luxurious, and very 80s classic!

I have clear title in my name.  The car is garaged, and can stay garaged temporarily while you arrange to pick up or transport the car.  I will release the car after payment in full funds have cleared.

I have described this LeBaron as best I can; it is sold as is, where is.  Please ask any questions before you bid.






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