: Classiest Cars Ever???



I~LUV~Caddys8792
11-30-05, 04:56 PM
Heres what I think are the classiest cars ever.



'74-76 Cadillac Brougham
http://www.cadillacforums.com/cadillac/fleetwood/75fltb.jpg
'79-85 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Coupe
http://www.cadillacforums.com/cadillac/eldorado/83biarritz.jpg
'80-'92 Cadillac Brougham
http://www.cadillacforums.com/cadillac/fleetwood/90bro.jpg
'80-84 Cadillac Coupe Deville/ Fleetwood Brougham Coupe
http://www.cadillacforums.com/cadillac/fleetwood/81fbc.jpg
'91-'93 Cadillac deVille
http://www.cadillacforums.com/cadillac/deville/93dev2.jpg
'92-94 Cadillac STS
http://www.cadillacforums.com/cadillac/seville/93sts.jpg
'77-79 Lincoln Town Car
http://www.weningermotors.com/Specialty%20Vehicles/W00-0267/77_LINCOLN_3.jpg
'90-94 Lincoln Town Car
http://images.consumerguide.com/autoreview/400x266/1990-97-Lincoln-Town-Car-94115141990107.JPG
'92-'99 Mercedes Benz W140 S Class
http://a332.g.akamai.net/f/332/936/12h/www.edmunds.com//pictures/VEHICLE/1996/Mercedes-Benz/3224/007178-E.jpg
'91-96 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight Regency Elite
http://encyclopedia.classicoldsmobile.com/ninetyeight/91.jpg

What do you think are the classiest cars ever?

hardrockcamaro@mac.c
11-30-05, 05:25 PM
Pretty much anything by Rolls Royce
Most Jaguars
60s Astons and the recent DB

1935 Dusenberg Dual Cowl Phaeton SJ (a personal favourite of all time)
1930 Cord L-29

Vintage Cadillacs and Lincolns.



The more I think about it, class peaked in the 30s.

90Brougham350
11-30-05, 06:23 PM
'59 Eldo. 'Nough said.

slk230mb
11-30-05, 06:34 PM
'59 Eldo. 'Nough said.

Agreed.

mccombie_5
11-30-05, 06:52 PM
Most Jaguars (excluding the XJS and XJ40 - thats just fugly)

There are four Jaguars that ooze class more than the others IMO

2003-present XJ
1968-1993 XJ6/12 (including the coupe)
1961-1972 E-Type
1996-2005 XK

Cadillac Eldorado (1959)
Cadillac Seville (98-04)
Cadillac Deville (94-99)
Lincoln Town car (03-present)
Ferrari 456GT (1996)
Volvo S90 (1996)
Rolls Royce Silver Seraph (1999)
Bentley Arnage (1999)
Rover 75 (1999)
Range Rover (2002)
VW Phaeton :p

And my favourite of them all, the British establishment, not a Rolls Royce in a sports jacket but a BENTLEY TURBO R!
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c249/mccombie_5/Car%20Pictures%20-and%20other%20random%20crap%20i%20need%20to%20host/95TurboR.jpg

I~LUV~Caddys8792
11-30-05, 07:27 PM
Yeah british cars in general look very classy, especially mid '80s to mid '90s Bentleys and Rolls Royces

Good to see ya back Mccombie!

mccombie_5
11-30-05, 07:30 PM
Thanks, I've been floating around, just doing some work so I havent been posting too much :)

Adam
11-30-05, 07:55 PM
93-96 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham

59 Cadillac Eldorado

06 Cadillac DTS

00-05 Cadillac Deville, DHS, DTS

73 Cadillac Eldorado

34 Cadillac Fleetwood

32 Cadillac Phaeton V16

38 Lasalle

1977 Lincoln Town Car, Continental and Mark series

1989 Lincoln Town Car

1997 Lincoln Town Car

1998 Lincoln Town Car

2005 Lincoln Town Car

1998 Lincoln Continental

1998 Lincoln Mark VIII

1963 Lincoln Continental

any 20s model Cadillac

1930 Cadillac Imperial Sedan (the greatest Cadillac ever besides the 32 Phaeton)

1989 Cadillac Sedan Deville, Coupe Deville

1993 Cadillac Sedan Deville, Coupe Deville

1984 Cadillac Coupe Deville

1975 Cadillac Sedan Deville

1975 Cadillac Fleetwood Series 75 Limo

1975 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham

1989 Cadillac Brougham

1992 Cadillac Brougham D'elegance

hmmm, that is all i can think of...

SilverFleetwood85
12-01-05, 02:31 AM
This is very easy for me

Jaguar XJ (any year)
Jaguar XK
Jaguar E Type
MB 280 SL
BMW 6 series (e24)
Cadillac Seville (1980-1985)
Any Rolls Royce or Bentley
Cadillac Deville (1989-1993)
BMW 8 Series
Mercedes Benz (1984-1999)
BMW 7 Series (1995-2001)
Audi A8 & S8 (1996-present)
BMW M5
Range Rover
Honda S2000
Maybach

danbuc
12-01-05, 02:42 AM
Aston Marton DB5...the classic British Gentleman's Sportscar.

Night Wolf
12-01-05, 02:54 AM
http://i24.ebayimg.com/03/i/05/7b/c5/49_1.JPG

DopeStar 156
12-01-05, 03:15 AM
Yeah dude it's all about the vintage Cadillacs and Lincolns. Oldsmobiles were pretty nice too. If you come across any d'Elegance, Elegante, or Biarritz Caddy you are sitting in the best of the best in terms of interiors. I've been in base model 80's Fleetwood Broughams and when compared to my d'Elegance they lack a certain plush quality to them. I took a two hour nap in the back seat of my Fleetwood today with just the backseat and my leopard print pillow waiting for my 2:00 class and let me just say, I slept better in that car than I did in my own bed. What an interior, sooooooooo comfortable.

danbuc
12-01-05, 03:27 AM
http://i24.ebayimg.com/03/i/05/7b/c5/49_1.JPG

That's a Chevette isn't it. I had a buddy at school who had an old Diesel Chevette...you just couldn't kill the thing.

Night Wolf
12-01-05, 03:38 AM
Yeah dude it's all about the vintage Cadillacs and Lincolns. Oldsmobiles were pretty nice too. If you come across any d'Elegance, Elegante, or Biarritz Caddy you are sitting in the best of the best in terms of interiors. I've been in base model 80's Fleetwood Broughams and when compared to my d'Elegance they lack a certain plush quality to them. I took a two hour nap in the back seat of my Fleetwood today with just the backseat and my leopard print pillow waiting for my 2:00 class and let me just say, I slept better in that car than I did in my own bed. What an interior, sooooooooo comfortable.

Yeah, I agree... when I first got the '79, I was like, eh, it has the d'Elegance option... but then as I was in more cars and saw the bast seats of the '79... I really apperciate it!... as you said, the back seat is so freakin comfortable, it just kind of engulfs you... very comfy.

Night Wolf
12-01-05, 03:44 AM
That's a Chevette isn't it. I had a buddy at school who had an old Diesel Chevette...you just couldn't kill the thing.

lol, the old joke was, how can you make a Chevette slower? put a diesel in it, lol... those are rare tho.

I really liked them, they were great little cars, my mother had 2, an '85 and an '85 IIRC, great on gas, really reliable, they were simple, economical cars for their day. My mother had them for years, drove 90mins each way to work, loaded it up with sand bags in the back for the winter, good to go.

Of course both were autos... and they were slower then slow... but eh, soft spot in my heart for them... I grew up with them.

That was my mothers car(s) later it was the AMC Eagle for a short time... my father had (has) an '88 Fiero Formula.. 167k miles on it, we went everywhere in it, also growing up was his '85 Bronco (still has...lol) for work and towing etc.... There were others, but these were the main vehicles.

BTW, it was a joke, the Chevette being under classy... but they were still great little cars :)

"Anyone wanna go for a ride in my 'Vette"

Frost
12-01-05, 09:11 AM
1972 Mustang Coupe with bone stock, never-been-messed-with, 39,740 original, verifiable miles. It's for sale, and it's mine,,,,

DBA-One
12-01-05, 10:10 AM
92-98 Mercedes benz S600 cars. I love those. Aston Martin Lagonda, too. It's styling isn't for everyone but I love them.

Jesda
12-01-05, 11:12 AM
Jag XK
http://www.carroantigo.com/imagens/fotos/decadas/1951%20jaguar%20xk%20120%20coupe.JPG

Night Wolf
12-01-05, 12:31 PM
1972 Mustang Coupe with bone stock, never-been-messed-with, 39,740 original, verifiable miles. It's for sale, and it's mine,,,,

Wow, that is in really good shape...

but the MustangII never really cought on much... yours seems to be pretty good though, I'd hold onto it.

noahsdad
12-01-05, 12:50 PM
Gotta be the '76 Lincoln Mark IV Cartier edition.

Quote from Lincoln salesman #1

"The only car you can get in, drive 100 miles, and feel better when you get there than when you left."

Quote from Lincoln salesman #2

"If you can't get laid in this, you're probably gay.":rolleyes:http://www.californiaclassics.nl/images/lincoln/markIV-1976-04-01.jpg

I~LUV~Caddys8792
12-01-05, 02:43 PM
Wow, that is in really good shape...

but the MustangII never really cought on much... yours seems to be pretty good though, I'd hold onto it.

Mustang II was from 74-78

The mustang he has is the 71-73 body style, it's the longest Mustang ever, in the 1974 "Gone in Sixty Seconds" Eleanor was a '73 Mustang

I~LUV~Caddys8792
12-01-05, 02:45 PM
Gotta be the '76 Lincoln Mark IV Cartier edition.

Quote from Lincoln salesman #1

"The only car you can get in, drive 100 miles, and feel better when you get there than when you left."

Quote from Lincoln salesman #2

"If you can't get laid in this, you're probably gay.":rolleyes:http://www.californiaclassics.nl/images/lincoln/markIV-1976-04-01.jpg


HAHAHA YES!

I Love Mark IV's!

Nothing embodies the '70s excess like the designer edition Lincolns, except maybe the 74-76 Fleetwood Talismans

gdwriter
12-01-05, 11:24 PM
I've mentioned a couple of these in other threads, but this time, I'll post pictures. Much as I love the '59 Cadillac, it strikes me as a very flashy car. To me, a classy car doesn't scream "look at me" like the '59 Caddy. Rather, they're understated and elegant:

63-65 Buick Riviera
http://www.tocmp.com/pix/Buick/images/part2/Buick63Riviera_01-or.jpg
http://www.tocmp.com/pix/Buick/images/65Riviera.jpg

61-64 Lincoln Continental
http://www.tocmp.com/pix/Lincoln/images/part2/61Lincoln03-or.jpg
http://www.tocmp.com/pix/Lincoln/images/part2/61Lincoln01-or.jpg
http://www.tocmp.com/pix/Lincoln/images/part2/64Lincoln03-or.jpg
64 Cadillac Fleetwood
http://www.rrrclc.org/Copy%20of%20P1010115.JPG
http://www.rrrclc.org/Copy%20of%20P1010119.JPG

I~LUV~Caddys8792
12-02-05, 12:02 AM
To me, a classy car doesn't scream "look at me" like the '59 Caddy. Rather, they're understated and elegant:

EXACTLY!!!! Thank You! :highfive:

DBA-One
12-02-05, 05:59 PM
Yum. A '65 Riv. I love those.

CaddyCrisis
12-04-05, 03:40 PM
http://www.nextcar.com.au/i.chrysler.300C.srt8.front.05mar.jpg

What about the 300 from chrysler. Ive seen some very very classy ones roaming around here.

KOBO
12-07-05, 09:11 PM
for me, there are a bunch of models throughout the years that stand out but I think that the one car line that had some outstanding classy designs is Delahaye.

some examples from the 30's 40's......


http://www.petersen.org/images/Exhibitimages/Delahaye_1939_165.jpg

http://www.dreamcargarage.com/images/NW-BlueDelahaye_jpg.jpg

http://www.speedygrl.com/Racer/wallpapers/1937_delahaye_135_m_figoni_et_falaschi_cabriolet.j pg

http://www.blackhawkcollection.com/image/cars/1948%20delahaye%20burgandy%20rtd.jpg

http://www.brooklandstrack.co.uk/images/Del2.jpg

http://www.vintageweb.net/ccpa/francais/delahay.jpg



IMHO, these things were art on wheels

K

I~LUV~Caddys8792
12-07-05, 09:24 PM
Yup, art on wheels, especially the first two.

davesdeville
12-08-05, 05:32 AM
75-76 Fleetwood Brougham
61-64 Continental
68 Deville Convertable
70s Town Cars and Continental Town Coupes (I like the Town Coupes more than the Marks, although the Mark IV is very nice.)
Lincoln LS

Jesda
12-08-05, 06:10 AM
Kobo: WOW! I think I'm turned on!

KOBO
12-08-05, 06:56 AM
Kobo: WOW! I think I'm turned on!

Now, now, Jesda..I aint that kind of boy!<VBG>

Yeah they were some beauties. Both Auburn & Cord had some nice ones as well, but those Delahyes were something else.

1936 Auburn Speedster:

http://www.vegasauction.com/image/cars/1936%20auburn%20speedster%20f.jpg



1937 Cord:
http://www.seriouswheels.com/images/a_1937_Cord_812SC.jpg


K

Jesda
12-08-05, 07:07 AM
I'm reserving judgement on the Chrysler 300. It looks great now, but I wonder if it will become a McBentley.

Reverend Colin
05-05-06, 08:35 PM
The Bugatti type 57's have to be one of the classiest cars ever, some coach works shops are better then others.

There's several other 1930's Italian models I lust for too.

Most of the early Jags, Ac's, Most of the pre 58 Buicks and Caddies, Many Packards, Duesenberg Model SJ, most all Ferrari's, Aston Martin DB's. ooops, I can't stop...there's so many.

Reverend Colin
05-05-06, 08:38 PM
The Bugatti type 57's have to be one of the classiest cars ever, some coach works shops are better then others.

There's several other 1930's Italian models I lust for too.

Most of the early Jags, Ac's, Most of the pre 58 Buicks and Caddies, Many Packards, Duesenberg Model SJ, most all Ferrari's, Aston Martin DB's. ooops, I can't stop...there's so many.

Destroyer
05-05-06, 08:51 PM
Besides Rolls Royce and Bentleys.......etc. I think the 79-92 Fleetwoods were very classy as were the W140 Mercedes, XJ6/XJS Jaguars, and Porsche 928 (yes I think a sports/GT car can look classy). I've owned all these cars at one time or another and there is a reason for that.

Benzilla
05-05-06, 10:54 PM
This is what I can think of right now, as you can see, I like American cars...

1. 1960 Cadillac Eldorado

2. 1963-1969 Buick Riviera (yes I know they are differant body styles)

3. 1963 Cadillac Eldorado

4. 1980-1984 Coupe Deville/Fleetwood Coupe

5. 1979 Cadillac Coupe Deville Phaeton Edition

6. 1990-1992 Cadillac Brougham d'Elegance

7. 1962-1966 Lincoln Continental Convertible

8. 1949 Cadillac fastback(can't think of the right word)

9. 1952 Hudson

10. 2006 Cadillac DTS

11. 1973-1974 Cadillac Eldorado

12. 1992-1998 Mercedes Benz S600

I~LUV~Caddys8792
05-05-06, 11:35 PM
You like the '73-74 Eldos more than the 71-72's?

Benzilla
05-06-06, 12:04 AM
not really, I just think their more classy, I think the '71-'72s look a little busy in the back and side lines, I like them for this, but I don't think they look as "classy" you know what I mean? I like them for differant reasons.

davesdeville
05-07-06, 03:16 PM
Wow, I didn't remember this thread. I was thinking of mine and came across my post, I was thinking of the exact same cars.

I'm going to add 68 Eldorado to my list.