Saturday, November 15, 2014

Saturday Morning OLS Car Show: The Green Hornet "Black Beauty"

The car itself was a 1966 Chrysler Imperial, obviously modified for its role in the TV series The Green Hornet, as this publicity photo shows:



Here's a photo of the car on display:



During the 1950s and 60s, the Imperial represented Chrysler's entry in the luxury car category, competing directly with GM's Cadillac and Ford's Lincoln entries.  In fact, it ultimately morphed into the Chrysler New Yorker in the 1980s.

Here's a more representative photo of the 1966 Imperial, sans Green Hornet modification: