1936 Cadillac Model 60 Convertible
Cadillac was formed from the remnants of the Henry Ford Co when Henry Ford departed along with several of his key partners and the company was dissolved. With the intent of liquidating the firm's assets, Ford's financial backers, called in engineer Henry Leland to appraise the plant and equipment prior to selling them. Instead, Leland persuaded them to continue the automobile business using Leland's proven 1-cylinder engine. Henry Ford's departure required a new name, and the company reformed as the Cadillac Automobile Company.
1936 was a year of firsts for Cadillac: the first year for the legendary 346 V8, the first year for hydraulic brakes, and the first year for Harley Earl's revolutionary aerodynamic styling- introduced in 1934 on the iconic V16 Coupe-to be carried across the entire Cadillac line.
This exceptional car is nicely equipped with Dual Side Mounts, Trippe Lights, Dual Outside Mirrors, and Full Leather Interior. The car runs and drives very very well with no know issues or problems- it starts right up, Runs Smooth, Shifts well and Stops well. The car has been carefully maintained and had new carpets installed in 2017. The Paint is exceptional, the Chrome sparking and clear with no crazing, the Interior is soft and supple with no wear noted, and the top is without fault. Finished in a striking Dark Blue over Tan Leather, this is one attractive car ready for long distance touring.