1958 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz “The Raindrop Car”

In 1958, Cadillac produced a total of 815 Biarritz convertibles. Five were taken straight from the assembly line to GM’s super-secret Styling Center, where they were highly modified. At least one of these cars has survived, reportedly the prototype of the “Raindrop” modification, and is presented here as part of the Wiseman Collection.

At first glance, this unique convertible, finished in its original shade of red, may look like its regular Biarritz counterparts, but the rear-end styling used on this Read More

Chip Lamb

SCM Auction Analyst

Chip has been writing to an international audience on both new and collector automobiles for more than a decade. He is the owner of a well-known vintage parts business catering to owners of the classic SAAB automobile. His handful of eclectic cars and motorcycles keeps him very busy, as he owns not just quirky veteran Swedes, but a rather broad selection ranging from unusual American machines to the odd modern sports car.

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