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Car of the Week: 1956 Imperial

Orville Smith tried to get his father to buy the lovely 1956 Imperial car when he first stumbled across it way back in 1976, but the plan didn’t really work out. “Oh, I thought he would buy it!,” said Smith, a resident of Portage, Mich. “Dad loved those old Chryslers. He loved the Imperial, but he didn’t know what to do with it. So I said, “I guess I’ll just buy it, what the heck. So I came paid 1,350 bucks for it, and I’ve had it ever since."

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Car of the Week: 1981 Imperial

Larry Mayes likes to joke about how he always hounded his mother not to put many miles on her luxurious 1981 Imperial coupe. Mayes sort of figured he might own the car himself one day, and he didn’t want Mom banging it up and wearing it out. “I didn’t want a lot of miles on it when I inherited it,” said Mayes, a resident of Mooresville, Ind. More »

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