1950s Cars – Cadillac 1955-59

1955

Welcome to: 1950s Cars – Cadillac 1955-59

1950s Cadillacs1955 Cadillac Series 62

This four door sedan was Cadillac’s best seller again
changes included bolder pointed bumper guards, outboard parking lights
and an L shaped side trim which ended at the rear door

Cost: $3,977.00

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1955 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special

This model was the priciest sedan yet still sold well
the vents or ducts on the rear fender were for the air conditioning system

Cost: $5,350.00

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The Cadillac Crest  (still used today)

1956

1950s classic cars1956 Cadillac Biarritz

The car formally known as the Eldorado convertible gets a new name,
renaming it the Biarritz helps to distinguish it from the new Seville hardtop
both models are know sporting the very beginnings of the “shark fin”
which would identify Cadillac’s for years to come

Cost: $6,556.00

1957

1950s vintage cars1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham

Being the king of luxury cars wasn’t enough for Cadillac
the Brougham was the crown jewel in the line, costing more than two regular Caddy’s
it was virtually hand built, only 400 were made

Cost: $13,075.00


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1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham

The Cadillac Brougham had facing rear hinged back doors
air suspension, a stainless steel roof and Eldorado’s new sharper tail fins

1958


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1958 Cadillac Eldorado Seville

Not as fancy as the Brougham the Seville was a solid seller
the Eldorado Biarritz convertible came with optional air conditioning (unheard of on a ragtop)
and walrus-hide upholstery (what no PETA?)

Cost: $7,500.00

1959


50s luxury automobiles

1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz

Cadillac adopted this new tail fin treatment for all of its models
the new fins weren’t a favorite of the critics but the public loved them
prices for a Caddy ranged from $4800.00 to over $7400.00 for the Biarritz

Cost: $7,405.00