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The other weekend, I traveled down to the rolling green acres of Kentucky for the annual Keeneland Concours event. There was a wide selection of vehicles at the show, and I love taking pictures.

Read on if you’re ready for some vintage American luxury.

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This Imperial Newport was the top offering from Chrysler in 1955, sold under separate luxury marque Imperial.

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Imperial styling was not bashful — acres of chrome and the stand-up rear lamps assured you were noticed.

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Real wire wheels and real metal trim. Luxury.

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The 1963 Ford Thunderbird was the last year of the second-generation model.

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Viewed from the rear, the styling is pure spaceship.

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Two rather wealthy persons can sit in front, with the 6.4-liter V8 stretched out miles ahead of them.

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Produced for 1956 through 1958, the Studebaker Golden Hawk was the top of the line coupe offering from the South Bend, Indiana firm.

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The company dropped the luxurious Golden Hawk from its lineup after a brief but sharp recession in 1958 led to dismal sales.

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For 1957 and ’58, Studebaker supercharged its 4.7-liter V8, boosting output to a very sporting 275 horsepower.

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The sheer size of this Pontiac Bonneville from 1965 was impressive.

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The flowing lines of the fourth-generation model were quite a departure from prior Bonnevilles, which favored a more squared-off approach to styling.

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Available for 1946 through 1948, the Chrysler Town and Country sedan featured some amazing woodwork.

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1950 was the final model year for any real “woodie” offering from Chrysler. In 1951, a new Town and Country generation debuted with a distinct lack of exterior tree.

That’s all for today. Let us know if you’d like more Concours Picture Time editions.

[Images: © Corey Lewis]

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