Posted Nov 30, 2006, 04:08 PM by Mike Ellis
Category: W.P. Chrysler Museum
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Since he bought a 1923 Dodge Coupe, Hubert Fields has owned nothing but Chrysler Group vehicles. More than 13 in all. So what do you do for a loyal customer who will be celebrating his 100th birthday on Dec. 4, and still likes to drive?
A day after blowing out the birthday candles, Fields is taking a trip in his 1991 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue from his home in Spring Valley, Ohio to Auburn Hills, where he’ll tour the Walter P.Chrysler Museum and take a ride in a Dodge Viper. Chrysler Group President and Chief Executive Officer Tom LaSorda has also signed a letter of recognition for Fields.
Fields and daughter Eleanor Jane with Desoto on trip to upstate New York in 1949
Fields would prefer to drive the Viper himself. “Gramps has always enjoyed spirited vehicles,” said his grandson Kirk Bierley, who will also come up to Auburn Hills. “He’s never met a hill he didn’t want to fly over,” Bierley said. “My only concern is that you’ll get him in a Viper, and he won’t ever want to get out.”
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