5 Classic Imperials Sold as One Lot - Worth a Look

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  1. kmccabe56

    kmccabe56 Well-Known Member

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    Any bets on how far north of $500k this is going to run?
     
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    kmccabe56 Well-Known Member

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    Why would you settle for chopped liver when you can have steak?
     
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  3. 1978 NYB

    1978 NYB Warfighter FCBO Gold Member

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    Monster big block front wheel drive!

    I like the 66/67.

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    cantflip Old Jagoff with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Pass... if I could predict auction stupidity, I'd probably have to try flipping something.
     
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    ImpJay The different young

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    Speaking about the Toro and Riv, I would not even consider anything else than a 71-73 boat tail Riviera.

    Of those five Imps, I prefer the 61 Crown over the 57-60. The fins are after all smoother in my eyes. Yes, they┬┤re higher than the older ones, but the back edge of them is sort of flowing instead of being axed to be close to end vertically straight and the front end is unique among luxury cars or any other passenger cars offered back in the day: free-standing head lights mounted to cavities, the turn signals/parking lamps over them in the sheet metal and the narrow grille consisting of horizontal bars. The side trim seems to belong to a luxury car by its size, styling and the detail at the bottom of the fin.
     
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    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    I once owned four Riviera's at the same time. A 68, 72, and two 74's.
    I think the 68 was the best road car but the 72 was my favorite.
     
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    commando1 Old Man With a Hat on the Porch FCBO Gold Member

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    Say, WHAT?
     
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    Big_John Illegitimi non carborundum FCBO Gold Member

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    I was watching a Perry Mason rerun and thought of this thread. BTW, Perry drives a '57 Ford Skyliner retractable hardtop in the first season.

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