1959 Cadillac Series 62

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1959
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Metallic Dark Blue
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy

Italy

Saturday 25th October 2008

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

The battle for supremacy in the luxury car market in America was waged for many years, mainly between Cadillac and Packard, with the occasional offerings from Lincoln, Chrysler, Marmon, Duesenberg and others not reaching anywhere near the same production volume, indeed, most of them failed to survive the depression of the 1930s. After World War Two the fortunes of Packard were on the wane and Cadillac for a while had things very much its own way with the Series 60 cars: these were based on a pre-war design, using a 5.6 litre side-valve V8 engine. However, the appearance of the Packard Clipper in 1946 threatened Cadillac sales, and it was clear that the car would have to be up-dated. It was by now called the Series 62, and initially attention was focussed on the coachwork, the 1948 models retaine