What a way to end a decade!
Never before, nor ever again, would Cadillac styling be so outrageous.
The soaring tail fins of the 1959 Cadillacs topped off the decade of the
1950s as nothing else possibly could. Whether you love them or hate them,
they are a '50s icon recognized instantly by almost everyone.
The Cadillacs that followed would have more subdued styling, and would
focus on engineering breakthroughs and technological advancements. Cadillac
continued its reputation as one of the world's finest cars during the fifties,
and would continue its reign as the number one selling luxury car during
Truly, there was no better way to announce you'd made it than to arrive
in a Cadillac!