The 1960-1963 Imperial LeBaron was again the priciest standard Imperials. Series shorn of pillared four-door after 1960, leaving a single Southampton hardtop sedan. Costlier and more luxurious than comparable Crowns, but otherwise the same.

The 1961 Imperial LeBaron hardtop coupe, part of the 1960-1963 Imperial LeBaron series.
1961 Imperial LeBaron hardtop coupe.  See more pictures of Imperial cars.


Pluses of the 1960-1963 Imperial LeBaron:

  • Cheaper than pre-1960 Crowns
  • High luxury
  • Surprisingly roadable
  • Greater rarity than the 1960-63 Crown

Minuses of the 1960-1963 Imperial LeBaron:

  • Questionable 1960-61 styling
  • Still rust-prone
  • Thirsty
  • Spotty fit and finish

Production of the 1960-1963 Imperial LeBaron:

  • 1960: 4d sdn 692; Southampton htp sdn 999
  • 1961: Southampton htp sdn 1,026
  • 1962: Southampton htp sdn 1,449
  • 1963: Southampton htp sdn 1,537

Specifications of the 1960-1963 Imperial LeBaron:
Length, inches: 228.0 (1960), 227.1 (1961-62), 227.8 (1963)
Wheelbase, inches: 129.0
Weight, pounds: 4,725-4,875
Price, new: $6,318-6,434

Engines for the 1960-1963 Imperial LeBaron:

TypeSize
Horsepower
Years
ohv V-8
413 340/350
1960-1963

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