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i spotted this nice car at the parking from Monument Valley ...can someone give me info about this type ?? ...a Cadillac Edsel ???
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Mar 25 2014 17:51 GMT
Edsels were manufactured by the Ford Motor Company, and I remember them well!
There's a lot of information in this Wikipedia article, including a chart of the various models.
Mar 25 2014 17:58 GMT
That is a great looking car!
Mar 25 2014 20:54 GMT
thanks Fleur ... it seems like a very bad mistake by Ford Co. then !
Mar 25 2014 21:33 GMT
This should be a 1958 EDSEL. Ford's other marque.
Mar 25 2014 22:34 GMT
why a mistake ?
Mar 25 2014 23:39 GMT
Hans, I recall when this car was new. The only automobile dealership in my little home town was FORD. I was 14-15 years old at the time and spotted the transport truck coming into town with a strange looking car. As my buddies and I watched the man unload the truck and we saw the name Edsel name on it, we were totally confused why this car would be coming to a Ford dealer. Later on, we found out it was made by the Ford Motor Company.
I image you were about 3 years old at the time if you were born in 1955. ???
Mar 26 2014 02:33 GMT
I was nine years old in 1958, and I remember seeing the occasional Edsel on the street. They really caught your eye, you couldn't miss them!
Mar 26 2014 02:37 GMT
There was also a recession going on at the time and I remember my parents saying that the Edsel was expensive, not worth the money.
Mar 26 2014 06:55 GMT
yes Larry i was 3 years old then ... to be honnest i had never heard of a Edsel before ...interresting story !!
Apr 05 2014 22:09 GMT
I wish to have any sort of Cadillac! Great find Hans!
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