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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] The 1959 brochure stated “By appointment to the world’s most discriminating motorists, Cadillac for 1959 presents a new realm of Motoring Majesty”, and majesty it is. Behind a new windshield of epic proportions the driver surveys the world over a remarkably broad expanse of hood to the front and dramatically sweeping fins to the rear capped off by a pair of bullet tail lights.
The redesigned C-body was essentially a rush job to compete with the re-introduction of the Chrysler Imperial line. This excessive design, to say the least, gave hope to craftsmen that automobile design could only get better after this example of the worst Detroit could offer. Oddly enough, the very qualities that made this Series 62 an assault to the eyes back then makes this model highly sought after today in a world of the more obscene, the better.