Old Cars is turning 50. In honor of 50 years of the privilege of bringing the old cars hobby to our valued and faithful readers, Old Cars will revisit 50 of our past featured cars in 50 days, to commemorate the half-century of Old Cars. Here's to fifty more years of Old Cars!
DAY THIRTY-ONE: 1941 Cadillac Series 62
Convertible four-door sedans are rare in any era, and Arnie Civins’ 1941 Cadillac is especially unique. It was the only four-door convertible in Cadillac’s extensive 1941 lineup and marked the last time the marque cataloged a four-door droptop.
Only 400 examples were built that year, and “there are probably only about two dozen left,” Civins said.
The Caddy’s stunning looks attract plenty of attention wherever it goes. That part never gets old for Civins — even though most people don’t realize how rare it is to see a ’41 Cadillac four-door convertible.
“Some people know what it is, some people don’t,” he laughed. “I like talking about it. I don’t mind if people come up and touch it or whatever. I’m not overly protective of it. It’s fun to watch the old-timers and people a lot older than me and their reaction to the car when they see it.”
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