Dating ford emblems
A mild facelift characterized Cadillac styling trends for 1962.
A flatter grille with a thicker horizontal center bar and more delicate cross-hatched insert appeared.
It was luxuriously trimmed, with leather upholstery and chrome 'bows' in the headliner to simulate the ribs of a convertible top.
Standard equipment included power brakes, power steering, automatic transmission, dual back-up lamps, windshield wipers, two-speed wipers, wheel discs, outside rearview mirror, vanity mirror, oil filter, power windows and a two-way power seats.
Technical highlights were finned rear drums and an X-frame construction.
Ribbed chrome trim panel, seen ahead of the front wheel housings in 1961, were now replaced with cornering lamps and front fender model and series identification badges were eliminated.
More massive front bumper end pieces appeared and housed rectangular parking lamps.So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections.The Cadillac De Ville was originally a trim level and later a separate model produced by Cadillac.Standard equipment included power brakes, power steering, automatic transmission, dual backup lights, windshield washer, dual speed wipers, wheel discs, plain fender skirts, outside rearview mirror, vanity mirror, oil filter, power windows and 2-way power seats.