“I’m gonna get me a Cadillac too, if it’s the last thing that I do.”—Stray Cats
For almost a century, Cadillac stood as the epitome of a vehicular oxymoron: American Luxury. But for generations, a shiny new Cadillac in the driveway was proof the American dream was a tangible reality. So ubiquitous was the idea of Cadillacs being the best, that it became a part of the lexicon to refer to anything at the top of its field: “The Cadillac of ______.”
Here are seven great examples available right now, from when Cadillac was truly the Cadillac of cars.