I did it HIGHWAY! Chrysler that was Frank Sinatra’s ‘final ever car’ with fake wood panelling and blacked-out windows is set to fetch $32,000 at auction
- The 1985 Chrysler Le Baron Town & Country ‘Woody’ Estate was registered to Frank Sinatra at his home
- The title documents show that when the car was purchased the singer lived on Sinatra Drive in California
- Sinatra used the car, with its blacked out windows, so he could travel around Las Vegas without being seen
- The car will be sold by H&H Classics in February where opening bids of around £25,000 are expected
A 1985 Chrysler estate with fake wood panels once owned and driven by Frank Sinatra is going under the hammer in the new year.
The Chrysler Le Baron Town & Country Turbo ‘Woody’ Estate was registered to Sinatra’s home on Sinatra Drive, California.
It was driven both by the legendary star and his chauffeur Nathan Golden.
The 1985 Chrysler Le Baron Town & Country Turbo ‘Woody’ Estate is believed to be the last ever car owned by Frank Sinatra
The My Way star bought the car, with its fake wood paneling in 1985 an used it to drive around Las Vegas in Nevada
The car is not what people would expect from an internationally renowned superstar with its challenging looks
Bidding on the car is expected to start in the region of £25,000 but should rocket skywards because of the celebrity link.
The car was owned by Sinatra for ten years and used it around Las Vegas to avoid the attention of photographers.
According to H&H Classics who are selling vehicle, it is believed that this is the last car ever owned by the legendary star.
The car will be sold along with a copy of the certificate of title – which includes Sinatra’s signature.
In earlier auctions, other cars owned by Sinatra have have easily reached six figures at Action.
A 1989 Jaguar XJS fixed head coupe sold for £113,600 in 1998 while his 1956 Ford Thunderbird went under the hammer for £106,500.
The car is registered to use on British roads and last had an MOT in May 2018.
It is powered with a 2.2-litre turbocharged engine and has an automatic gearbox, air-conditioning, cruise control and two-tone leather interior.
The car will be going under the hammer on H&H Classics online action site in February.
The inside of the car features two-tone leather seats and tinted windows so Sinatra could be driven around incognito
Frank Sinatra’s name and signature is on the title deeds for the car which was sold in 1985 in California
The legendary singer owned the car for about 10 years before his death and was believed to be his final motor
The car, which as air conditioning and power steering is powered by a 2.5litre turbocharged engine
The back of the car has plenty of space, although all that extra metal might interfere with it’s handling capability
The car has an analogue radio, air conditioning and a cigarette lighter – something of a rarity with modern cars
The wooden effect on this 1985 car means it is perfect for someone moving between both town and country