1942 Chrysler Town & Country ‘Barrelback’ Wagon


1942 Chrysler Town & Country ‘Barrelback’ Wagon

1942 Chrysler Town & Country ‘Barrelback’ Wagon

For 1941 and 1942, Chrysler built their Town & Country Wagon as a “limousine for the country” with deluxe appointments and lavish a lavish wooden frame.

This nine-passenger station wagon, became known as the Barrelback for their curved rear bodywork which was only seen on the early cars.

The Wagon was built on Chrysler’s windsor chassis and benefited from its 241.5 cu. in. L-head inline six-cylinder engine that produced 1018 bhp.

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In Detail

typeSeries Production Car
displacement4016 cc / 245.10001 in³
power80.5 kw / 108 bhp
specific output26.89 bhp per litre
wheelbase121.5 mm / 4.8000002 in
transmissionFluid-Drive 4-Speed Semi-Automatic