Tailfins!

They don’t make tail fins like this any more:

Cadillac Fleetwood tail fins
Cadillac Fleetwood tail fins

It’s a 1962 Cadillac Fleetwood encountered on a walk around the block.

Those are a mere shadow of their former selves, though, as per Wikipedia’s photo of a 59 Caddy:

By Christer Johansson – Own work (File produced by Christer Johansson), CC BY-SA 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=931973

Nothing exceeds like excess!

  1. #1 by Olli on 2019-09-21 - 11:29

    Synthol biceps & fake exhausts…

    “The Absolute Worst Trend in Automotive Design Today”
    https://gearpatrol.com/2019/08/30/fake-exhausts-opinion-audi-sq5/

    • #2 by Ed on 2019-09-21 - 13:43

      Some years ago, I spotted a battery EV with nice exhaust tips on the rear bumper. Perhaps it was early enough in the EV era to have used the same bumper as the gasoline model. Made me go “Hmmm”, though.