1948 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
Body Style: 2dr Convertible
Engine: 345cid/150hp 2bbl Flathead V8 Engine
Exterior Color: French Gray
Interior Color: Black/Gray
Transmission: 4-Speed Hydra-Matic Transmission
History of the 1948 Cadillac Series 62:
The 1948 Cadillac Series 61 and Series 62 were the first new designs from the company following World War II. The wheelbase was shorter than the 1947 models, which were basically warmed-over 1942s. But the big news was the appearance of the Cadillac fin, which housed the rear taillight and made the car look lower. Fins would characterize Cadillacs for the next 30 years and would be adopted as a styling cue across manufacturers through the end of the 1950s and beyond.
The 1948 model year was abbreviated to about eight months and production was modest. The lower line Series 61 only sold 8,600 units, in four-door sedan and two-door fastback sedanette body styles. The big seller in the Series 62 line was the four-door sedan, which accounted for 24,000 of the model’s 34,000 sales. In the Series 62, a club coupe cost $2,900 and a convertible ran $3,400. Only 5,450 1948 Cadillac Series 62 2dr Convertibles were produced making them extremely rare and collectible today.
About this Car:
This stunning 1948 Cadillac Series 62 runs beautifully with it’s original engine and drivetrain. A nut and bolt restoration was performed about 10 years ago and the electrical components were professionally restored to factory specs as well. The car is currently coming out of a fantastic Southern California collection for the first time in many years, where it has been well cared for and in good company.
Nicely equipped with the following:
Power Windows. Factory AM Radio. Dash Clock. Downdraft Carburetor. Power Black Hartzcloth Convertible Top. Chrome Soft Top Frame. Black Boot Cover. Fender Skirts. BF Goodrich Silvertown Wide Whitewall 6.2 x 15 Tires.
Asking Price: $80,000
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