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Poll: Which Imperial? (6/10/2021)


John Bono
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'63 or '64 Imperial?

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1963 Imperial Crown Convertible 4
1964 Imperial Crown Convertible 5

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David Green
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I like the slab side approach used with the 1964 Imperial. I find it quite attractive.


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Bob Jackman
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I'll go with the unique stand alone headlights on the 63.


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Ed Glorius
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This could not be easier for me. 1964. 

As a child I was a huge fan of the 1961, and was dismayed by its neutering over the next two years. I was beyond excited for the the new 1964 I knew was coming. When Dad and I went looking at the new 1964s (like we all did then, right?), the Imperial was not yet out. But the salesguy took 8 year old me in the back to see a green 4-door still dusty and not yet officially out. I was in heaven!

To this day, it's 1961 and 1964 (or1965) Imperial for me!


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Ed Glorius
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^^^Oh, and it's beautiful.


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I like the front of the '63, but not the rear so it's the '64 for me. I like both ends !!


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Moe Parr
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The '63 is more distinctive looking, to my eye, and gets my vote. No disrespect to the '64, which I admire greatly!

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George Schire
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I voted for the 1964.  The '63 looks like the car rolled off the assembly line and they noticed after the fact, they forgot headlights.  So they just plopped some on.  

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Pete Rovero
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I voted or the 1964, much cleaner design.  Not surprising, since its designer was Elwood Engel, who moved over to Chrysler after designing the '61 Continental and Thunderbird for Ford.  You can see the similarities in the high beltline moldings of the three cars.  I prefer the front end of the 1965 model with the glass-covered headlights over the '64.

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John Bono
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I'll go with the unique stand alone headlights on the 63.

Me too!


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John Merritt
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The '63 does it for me-I just love the style. The '63 looks distinctive whereas the '64 is starting to blend.


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tldaly
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The '64 design looks more balanced, with a bit of contemporary Lincoln styling, and gets my vote. 


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Jack Dodds
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I prefer the crisper styling of the 64; especially the grille and tail lights.


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