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Designed by Harley Earl, the Cadillac series 62 was built on the 126 in (3.200 mm) C-body platform, that it shared with the Series 61 and the Buick Roadmaster. making the vehicles virtually identical. The main difference, apart from extra chrome, was the availability of a convertible model for the series 62. Distinguishing features included grooved bright metal front fender gravel guards, rocker panel brightwork and slightly richer interior trim. Also from 1948 the first tail fins were added. Sales fell to 34,213, nevertheless accounting for a record 68% of all Cadillacs sold.
The new Cadillac OHV V8 was the big news for 1949, with minor trim differences otherwise. This 331 cu in (5.4 L) engine produced 160 hp (119 kW).The major difference between Series 61 and Series 62 models of similar body style was minor trim variations. The higher-priced series 62 again had grooved, front fender stone shields and bright rocker panel moldings. The convertible was an exclusive offering. A heater was optional. Sales reached a record 55,643. At a price of $3,497.
The featured car was originally delivered in the Netherlands and has a rare KM odometer. The car is finished in Black, with a red full leather interior. Recent restoration, including new paint and new soft-top, new water pump, brakes and exhaust. Excellent condition.