Monday, January 31, 2011

the Cathedral of Cars

The 1959 Cadillac was probably the most exuberant standard production model car ever produced in Detroit or anywhere else.  The rear fins and the chrome reached their maximum extent, and reflected the space age rocket afterburner theme.  The fins quickly receded after this, but the afterburner theme continued for a few more years, particularly with Fords.  Above are pics of the Eldorado 2-door model, convertible and hardtop versions.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The 1959 Cadillac Was the top of the line of all cars ever. I have owned Cadillacs of all kinds and others and nothing can beat it.