The 1940s Classic Cadillac Cars Channel covers popular antique Cadillacs from the decade. Take a look under the hoods of different 1940s classic Cadillac cars.
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The 1940 Cadillac Custom Convertible was wider, lower, rounder, and featured modern, curvaceous "torpedo" styling. It sported a diecast grille with bold bars and less prominent "catwalk" grilles. Read about the 1940 Cadillac Custom Convertible.
The 1940-1949 Cadillacs showcased important engineering developments and beautiful designs. Learn about features like the eggcrate grille, bullet-shape fenders, fastback roofline, the hallmark tailfin and the overhead-valve V-8 engine that were rolled out in the 1940s.