1940s Classic Cadillac Cars
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.
1942 Chevrolet Special DeLuxe Fleetline
1941 Chrysler Thunderbolt Roadster
1946 Chrysler Town & Country Hardtop
1941 Dodge Custom Town Sedan
1949-1951 Ford Mercury Woody
1941-1948 Ford Super DeLuxe
1944 Ford GPW
1947 Kaiser Special
1940 Mercury Club Coupe
1940 Mercury Town Sedan
1949 Oldsmobile 76 Station Wagon
1940 Oldsmobile Series 90 Custom Cruiser Sedan
1947 Packard Custom Super Clipper Touring Sedan
1940 Packard Darrin One-Eighty Victoria Convertible
1940 Packard One Twenty
1948 Pontiac Streamliner Eight DeLuxe Station Wagon
1945-1952 Jeep: Willys Postwar Jeep
1949 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon
1946-1986 Jeep CJ
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.