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Newport — its great i love this car im currently fixing it up Its goin to be a sleeper for sure. it was originally my grandpa and great grandpas. its a great ride, i currently have a new master cylinder, new carburater and just got ne valve covers. still am going to do rims headers, exhaust also little bit of interior and going to get a new intake, another new carb and then air filter and housing

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: everything

Cons: noting

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Amazing — its a car that was killed off in demolition derbys bc they were indestructible so hard find they were also great mob cars but best of all u can fit a 440 under the hood with no problems rock on

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: its like riding on a cloud

Cons: gas eatter

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Want Retro? Drive An Old Car. — Born at the junction of two automotive eras: one of excess, when a large car appointed with chrome indicated wealth, and the horsepower wars of the 60's, where the cars with the biggest engines ruled the streets. Chryslers were the "banker's hot rod".

Pros: big, fast, beautiful

Cons: gas at $1.25/L

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Tank With Style —

Great lines on these cars, although only the coupes I would consider appealing. You cannot go wrong with the 383. Mine leaked oil so bad I had to keep quarts in the back seat. Still ran great. I would like to compare these cars to the crown vics / grand marquis of the late 90s and 2000s. They were beat on, used as police vehicles, and family cars. So you don't see too many original survivors or show Newports. Mine had a poorly done bondo / backyard paint job but presented well. Nothing was very original to the car besides the 383. For several months I actually used it as a daily driver to get to work and it was an experience. Only a ten gallon gas tank on this monster? I was at the pump every other day. Sometimes everyday to play it safe considering the fuel gage didn't work and I was doing the math in my head. Bought it cheap and had no problem selling it when I was done with it. Because they were such common cars long ago, everyone had a story about them, whether it was their first car, or the car their dad drove them around in long ago. Cool car to own.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: The 383 is bullet proof. Great lines. Tons of room. Reliable. Everyone has a story about them.

Cons: Hard to find these cars in good condition, as they were not treated as future classics early in their lives. And all other 40+ year old car problems.

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1979 Chrysler Newport Reviews

Vsp By William

it was a retired unmarked virginia state police car. had a 360ci v8 with a top speed of around 135 mph. nice interior very roomy. this thing was a tank. it could survive almost any car accident. en... Read More

1979 Chrysler Newport By Michael

It was a wonderful car also my first car. It ran good but had transmission problems. It was as big as a whale!! At todays gas prices it would be a bad car to own for everyday use!! It was owned by ... Read More

1978 Chrysler Newport Reviews

The Boat By Karl

17 and a half feet long and six feet wide, it truly was a boat on the highway. I loved it for it's time and place in my life, but I really wouldn't want to have to drive it today. A classy, classic... Read More

1976 Chrysler Newport Reviews

Sweet By Don

this was an awsome car to drive. loud and fast. i called it the mustang eater. didnt like the interior but outside was cool. wish i still had it. there was only 4 in alberta that was recorded to be on... Read More

1975 Chrysler Newport Reviews

My Show Car, "ole Blue" By taxdrtom

It wins an award in almost every car show it is entered into. Driving this car is an absolute dream. It rides as smooth as a Cadillac, actually, all autos of this era rides much better than the ligh... Read More

1972 Chrysler Newport Reviews

Oldie By Matthew

it was a really nice car. had a 400 cubic inch engine. huge on the inside and really comfortable. needed a lot of work. got as far as getting it to turn over and run (briefly) and getting the brakes t... Read More

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