10 Vintage Funeral Cars from Cadillac
The manufacturing of petrol-driven began in 1909 in the United States. Cadillac started building hearses in 1916 and remain a major player in the industry today.
Cadillac created a “commercial chassis” which is a stronger version of the long-wheelbase Fleetwood limousine. The commercial chassis allows for extra weight of the body, cargo and rear deck.
Below is a history of Cadillac hearses manufactured throughout the decades.
1916 Cadillac Carved-Panel Hearse
The oldest know Cadillac hearse to exist. Mourners could view the casket when the drapes were pulled back.