Cohort Pic(k) of the Day: 1964 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible – Cadillac Tosses The Fender Skirts Once Again, To Good Effect

This is my favorite Cadillac of this generation. Cadillac finally woke up to the fact that the 1950’s Eldorado without the fender skirts really distinguished it from its lesser stablemates, but they dropped that tradition in 1959. But for 1964, they tossed them again, and what a difference it makes. It’s so much more distinctive, with a touch of sportiness and continental elegance. I can just see this in Paris. In this case, it was shot by Dean Edwards in Canada, but it doesn’t matter what country it’s in, it’s a classic.

Here’s how it looked in 1963: