The 1960 Imperial was thoroughly restyled, along with its less prestigious corporate siblings. The 1959’s toothsome front end was replaced in favor of a smoother visage. Overall lines were smoother too, especially on the two-door Southampton and Crown convertible.
The Imperial. No, not Chrysler Imperial. From 1955 to 1975, Imperial was a separate marque, above Chrysler, above even the tony New Yorker. But try telling that to Google, eBay and myriad car flippers who just can’t handle it! Yep, do a search for Imperial on a classic car search engine, and odds are it will be Chrysler Imperial this, Chrysler Imperial that, and Chrysler Imperial the other thing. But not here! So let’s take a look at two drop top Imperials, one rare, and one exceptionally rare.