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Cadillac: GM’s Marque of Excellence

By John Gunnell While attending the Cadillac & LaSalle Club’s recent convention in Brookfield, Wis., I was struck by the fact that so many cars in the show were unrestored originals in nearly perfect condition. This made it clear that people still consider a Cadillac to be GM’s Marque of Excellence. It is still...


Iola ’14 to feature 3 concept cars

Three of the most valuable postwar four-doors will be coming to the 2014 Iola Old Car Show in Iola, Wis. — the 1955 Chevrolet Biscayne concept car, the 1955 LaSalle II sedan concept car and the 1966 Duesenberg prototype.


Capitol Cadillac Car Show to feature ’53 Cadillac LeMans

In honor of the late Henry Ruby, the Cadillac & LaSalle Club Potomac Region car show coordinator, and the 60th Anniversary of the 1953 Eldorado, the theme for this year’s Annual Fall Car Show at Capitol Cadillac will be Colossal Convertibles – including a 1953 Cadillac LeMans.

What’s the real story behind the “rare” LaSalle truck?

In the March 12 issue, Old Cars Weekly featured a unique 1933 LaSalle truck with the Henney coachbuilder’s name stamped in the tailgate. Was it a funeral vehicle? Was it a transporter for a Cadillac and LaSalle dealer? Was it Henney’s own in-plant vehicle? None of these turned out to be the case.