My mother claims cars were more recognizable 60 years ago. I analyze decades and disagree (Part 2 – the 1960s))

1965 Cadillac de Ville convertible

1965, cadillac, coupe de ville, convertible

An important trend that emerged during the decade was a return of contours to the shape of hoods. Perhaps inspired by Rolls Royce Silver Clouds of the period, Cadillac first borrowed the “boat-prow” look on its 1965 DeVille shown here.

photo: R. Spiegelman

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