Coupe de Ville

Serious Tail Fins! 1959 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

Virgil Exner’s exuberant restyle of the 1957 Chrysler – incorporating soaring fins and a delicate greenhouse – posed a problem for GM’s Cadillac division. The ’57 and ’58 Caddies looked like grandmothers among college cheerleaders. But by 1959, Cadillac… more»

Finned Survivor: 1964 Cadillac Coupe De Ville

The De Ville is one of Cadillac’s most recognizable brands, in play for 57 years (starting in 1949) across eight generations of production. It began as a trim level of the Series 62 and evolved later to become a… more»

No Reserve: 1959 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

Some classic cars age gracefully, while others suffer a less dignified fate. This 1959 Cadillac Coupe de Ville falls into the latter category. Despite the ongoing popularity of these cars, I suspect this one’s days of wafting down our… more»

Built by Facel: 1955 Simca 9 Coupe de Ville Project

Fan of fjords? Well, Norway has plenty of those, and if you visit for the scenery, might as well also swing by to see this 1955 Simca 9 Coupe de Ville, for sale at, for kr35,000, or about… more»

15,000 Miles and Minty: 1979 Cadillac Coupe deVille

History will not be kind to the Cadillac Division and most of the cars they produced in the eighties and early nineties.  The division entered that era as the producer of some of the finest cars on the road. … more»

California Barn Find: 1956 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

There once was a 1956 Cadillac Coupe de Ville that sat in a large building near Petaluma, California. It was surrounded by other classic cars and parts. It has now been pulled out and can be found for sale… more»

66k Original Miles: 1976 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

With life seeming to move at a frantic pace, there is no shame in occasionally sitting back to recharge the old batteries. For enthusiasts, doing so behind the wheel of a classic car sounds attractive. That is the opportunity… more»

“One Piece at a Time” – Johnny Cash Tribute Car!

Johnny Cash released a fun little song in 1976 called “One Piece at a Time”. It was about an assembly line auto worker who throughout his career smuggled out enough parts to assemble a whole car. Problem was that… more»

Package Deal: Pair of 1960 Cadillacs

The late 1950s produced a lot of wild-looking automobiles, especially when it came to tailfins. The 1959 Cadillacs may have taken the styling technique to its furthest limit, so things were toned down a bit in 1960, with little… more»

Restoration Ready! 1960 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

The DeVille nameplate enjoyed an eight-generation run from 1959 through 2005, being Cadillac’s biggest all-time seller. The ‘59s were (IMO) the most over-the-top in terms of Detroit styling, so the ‘60s were toned down a bit, yet still had… more»

Project or Parts? 1957 Cadillac Coupe De Ville

It is easy for an enthusiast to find the project car of their dreams and become so overwhelmed with enthusiasm that they fail to recognize its failings. That is when an owner has to step back and gain some… more»

Beautiful in Black: 1991 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

Cadillac introduced the Coupe de Ville in 1950. From then until 2005 it would be a regular staple of the brand’s portfolio. When multiple doors were needed, buyers would opt for the Sedan de Ville. This 1991 Coupe de… more»

Desert Find: 1959 Cadillac Coupe De Ville

If you ever needed a demonstration of how a dry environment is conducive to preserving classic metal, you need to look no further than this 1959 Cadillac Coupe De Ville. The seller located this luxury vehicle languishing in a… more»

Evicted 15 Years Ago: 1949 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

The Coupe de Ville may be the most well-known Cadillac nameplate because it was part of their line-up for 57 years. The 1949 model was not only the first year produced but also the first Cadillac to have a… more»

Original Survivor: 1949 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

When Cadillac introduced its Third Generation of its Series 62, it provided the first hints of a trend that would dominate American vehicle design in the latter half of the 1950s. It was the first Cadillac to feature tailfins,… more»

Lap of Luxury: 1966 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

Life can be hectic, and at some point, we all need that circuit breaker. We crave that moment when we can step back from the hustle-and-bustle of our daily existence to draw breath and recharge our batteries. For some,… more»