The Imperial was Chrysler's luxury automobile from 1955 to 1975. At the time it was the alternative to Cadillac or Lincoln.
The 1956 4 door sedan stretches a little over 19 feet turning heads wherever it goes. This car held the title for the longest non-limousine american vehicle post WWII until the late 70's. Comfort and spacious seating made this car a dream with the push button "PowerFlight" automatic transmission and even electric windows! Brand new in 1956 this car would have cost you $5175.00.
President Eisenhower’s owned a 1955 Chrysler Imperial and it was said to be one of his favorite vehicles.
This Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner Galaxie full-size two door automobile with a retractable hardtop was produced in 1959 with only a production unit of 12,915.
During the 1959 model year the Galaxie series was added to Ford’s full-size range and the Skyliner model was absorbed into that series. Although the ’59 Galaxie was designated as a separate series, Galaxies carried both “Fairline 500” and “Galaxie” badging, on the rear and sides respectively. It came with the standard with the 292CID 2-barrel 200 hp V8.
At the time of its introduction, the Skyliner was the only true hardtop convertible in the world.
This Chevrolet Bel Air is a full-size automobile that was produced in 1955 which is considered the second generation.
This model received all new styling and power. It weighs 3,456 pounds and is 15 feet long. The styling was crisp, clean and incorporated a Ferrari-inspired grille.
This model came with a 2 speed Powerglide automatic.
Motor Trend magazine gave the Bel Air top marks for handling.
This car now features AIR CONDITIONING!
The Plymouth Belvedere is an American automobile that was produced by Plymouth from 1954 to 1970.
The belvedere name was first used for a new hardtop body style in the Plymouth Cranbrook line for the 1951 model year. In 1954, the belvedere replaced the Cranbrook as the top trim and became a full model line with sedans, station wagons and convertible body styles. The Belvedere continued as Plymouth’s full-sized car until 1965, when it became an intermediate, and was replaced after the 1970 model year by the Satellite, a name originally used for the top-trim level Belvederes. It was also used in a movie called Christine (1983) it was 1958 Plymouth Belvedere. This specific car was used in the film Walk the Line in 2005.
All Plymouths were treated to a major overhaul for the 1955 Model year. This was the first year of Chrysler Stylist Virgil Exner’s “Forward Look.” The Belvedere returned as top-of-the-line.