Top 10 Classic Convertibles

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1) Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible: Year: 1957-1960

Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible / © Wikipedia

Cadillac first unveiled the Eldorado in 1953 and went on to produce ten generations of the car over five decades. Since its conception till about 1966, the Eldorado Biarritz represented the very best of Cadillac’s luxurious lineup of cars.

Cadillac made cars that were opulent and ostentatious. Garish fenders, prominent chrome bumpers, large chrome grills, sculpted curves, beauty panels and bold colors were the order of the day. The Eldorado’s signature fenders were called shark fins.

The 1957 Cadillac Eldorado was offered in convertible and hardtop versions. The convertible variant was called the Biarritz. Cadillac also offered a specialty four door hardtop sedan version called the Seville.

A 6.4 litre engine provided an output of 345 hp. Automatic transmission was standard, as were power brakes and power steering. The car also boasted a comfortable air suspension and six way power seats.

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