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6 station wagons from Chrysler (1962)

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How to save money on a wagon without really trying

Economy comes built-in with these ’62 wagons from Chrysler Corporation. Here’s how they save you money… automatically.

Station wagons shown: Dodge Custom 880, Plymouth Fury, Lancer 770, Chrysler Newport, Valiant V-200, Dodge Dart 440

You get a lot more action on a lot less gas — Gas bills don’t have to go way up when you switch to a wagon. At least not with these. While Chrysler engineers have increased acceleration as much as 10%, they’ve also increased mileage — as much as 7%!


Try them for size! Take a demonstration drive at your favorite dealer’s next weekend. Take the whole family and see how much room is left over!

Vintage Dodge 1962 Lancer 770

Unibody Construction means fewer squeaks and rattles

What’s the secret of strength? Unity. That’s exactly what makes Unibody Construction a far superior way to build wagons. Unibody makes body and frame a solid, one-piece unit. It eliminates the major cause of squeaks and rattles — it’s 100 percent more resistant to twisting forces than the conventional body-bolted-to-frame construction. And Unibody trims away useless bulk to give more spread-out room inside!

Vintage Dodge 1962 Lancer 770

1962 Classic Dodge Dart 440 wagon

The upholstery can take it

You won’t have to baby this upholstery when you’re hauling kids, tools, lumber or furniture around. Most vinyl-and-fabric interiors have more than 50% of nylon warp added to them to make them last. They’re treated with special conditioners that ward off dirt and grime. And they’re sewn with extra overlap to keep the seams from popping out. These fabrics will wear up to twice as long as ordinary upholstery fabrics.

Try them for size! Take a demonstration drive at your favorite dealer’s next weekend. Take the whole family and see how much room is left over!

1962 Classic Dodge Dart 440 wagon

Classic station wagon Valiant V-200

There’s a lot less maintenance

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You go 4,000 miles between oil changes . . . 32,000 miles between major lube jobs. That means you’ll only have your wagon up on the rack about eight times in three years of average driving. You’ll save over $60 in lubricants alone.

You’ll also save on repairs and replacements. Mufflers are aluminized to last twice as long as uncoated steel mufflers. Distributor points are ventilated to run cooler and last much longer.

Classic station wagon Valiant V-200

Vintage 1962 Chrysler Newport station wagon

7-soak rustproofing guards the finish

We put these wagon bodies through the industry’s most thorough rustproofing to help keep them brand-spanking new. They go through 7 giant tanks and get more than 20 different rinses, sprays, and dips. When they leave the 7th tank, they’re set to fight off any cause of rust — Whether it comes from salted streets or the mud and gravel from a rugged hunting trip.

Vintage 1962 Chrysler Newport station wagon

Vintage 1962 Dodge Custom 880

You get a lot more action on a lot less gas

Gas bills don’t have to go way up when you switch to a wagon. At least not With these. While Chrysler engineers have increased acceleration as much as 10%, they’ve also improved gas mileage — as much as 7%!

Along with better economy, you get better ride — Chrysler Corporation’s Torsion-Aire Ride. It’s still rated by most experts as the finest suspension system on any American car.

Vintage 1962 Dodge Custom 880

Vintage 1962 Plymouth Fury

Exclusive Alternator lengthens battery life

The batteries in these wagons will keep their “kick” a lot longer, especially in city driving. The reason is the Alternator. It provides up to 10 amperes of charge even when the engine is idling. So there’s no drain on the battery; more power in reserve. And the longer battery life will save you plenty over a few years — around $15.00 or more for each new battery you won’t have to buy.

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Vintage 1962 Plymouth Fury

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