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Poll results: '55 Cadillac or Imperial?
Voter(s): 21
Poll is closed Nov 06, 2021
'55 Cadillac  -  votes: 8 / 38.1%
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'55 imperial  -  votes: 13 / 61.9%
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Tie  -  votes: 0 / 0%
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Poll: Which '55? (10/23/2021)

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John Bono
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'55 Cadillac or Imperial?

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David Green
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I find the Imperial Coupe particularly attractive. Both vehicles look great in black.


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Frank Reed
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I voted Cadillac but think that Imperial is a beauty as well (that roof line is stunning)

Frank Reed
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Ed Glorius
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Cadillac. Had it been 1956, opposite result.

Retired in Dunedin, Florida.


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Allan Ording
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I'll take the Imperial. The Cadillac is also very nicely styled but the Imperial just stands out. I particularly like the open wheel wells. 


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Moe Parr
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That beautiful Imperial! In its first year as a stand-alone make.


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John Merritt
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The Imperial looks and style are, to my eyes, so much better than the Cadillac. It looks new & fresh, whereas the Cadillac is just a another redo of the previous years. 

John Merritt
South Lyon, Michigan - USA


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George Schire
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OMG!  No-contest, CADILLAC for me!  It was in the middle year of becoming perfection for 1956. 

I've said so many times that Cadillac for '56 was the most perfectly styled of any during the fifties. 

The '54 started the look, '55 refined it a little, and then in '56 it was PERFECT!  Comparing the '55 above to the Imperial, is in my opinion, like comparing an apple to an orange. 

The Imperial looks very old, stodgy, and dated in comparison.  I actually get goose-bumps just looking at the CADILLAC!  

George Schire
Oakdale, Minnesota


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David Holcombe
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For '55, the Imperial was all new.  The Cadillac was just a warmed-up '54.  Of course, I was just dreaming about them then, a high school student driving Daddy's car.


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Brush
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Imp by a lot.


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Jack Dodds
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As much as I love the Cadillacs of this era, the Imperial styling is sleeker, cleaner and more beautiful IMHO.  My fave year for Imperial by far.


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Bob Jackman
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Interesting this came up now. Yesterday I had my 55 Imperial at a car show and it won people's choice award out of 448 cars in the show.


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Moe Parr
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Posted by: @bob-jackman

Interesting this came up now. Yesterday I had my 55 Imperial at a car show and it won people's choice award out of 448 cars in the show.

Well deserved, Bob!


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Bob Jackman
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Thanks Barry.


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John Bono
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I'm a big fan of the mid '50s Cadillacs, voted for the Imperial.


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