The series 62 was the first Cadillac to enter production after World War II, there was high demand for them. In 1947 they produced 39,835 series 62s, of which only 6,755 were convertibles, and they could sell as many as they could make. This model is more than 18 feet long and weighs more than 4500 lbs. The 346 ci Monoblock V-8 runs so smooth you can barely tell its running and has a Hydromatic 4 speed automatic transmission. A picture of luxury this model is equipped with: power windows, power seats, power top, full leather interior, deluxe radio, under-seat heater, fog lights, white walls and windshield washers.
The Pick of the Day is a two-door fastback in stock condition
Offered at the second Barrett-Jackson Northeast auction, this Cadillac DeVille convertible has undergone a full frame-off restoration and features full Eldorado trim.
Offered during the 46th annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, this 1959 Cadillac Series 62 convertible has been restored in red with matching red-and-white leather interior
After World War II, automakers were eager to produce new designs.
The Pick of the Day is a 1956 Cadillac Series 62 two-door coupe showing just 29,583 miles, which comes out to an average of less than 500 miles per year.
Last year at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, a 1941 Packard Custom built by r John D’Agostino sold for $495,000.
A classic Cadillac convertible is just the thing for ringing in the New Year, with you (or your designated driver) and some fellow celebrants nestled in the broad, red-leather seats.
Crossing the block at the 29th McCormick Palm Springs Collector Car Auction, are a pink 1959 Cadillac, a 1962 Ford Thunderbird and nearly 600 other cars.
The Cadillac Series 62 replaced the series 61 in 1940 as the lowest in the model lineup in 1940. The series 62 featured a low sleek “torpedo”style body.