Nostalgia: there was a Cadillac that made boats

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Cadillacs, especially the gloriously massive ones from the past, are often called “land yachts.” This refers not just to their size, but also to their opulence and handling abilities, which were decidedly boat-like.

But did you know it was also possible to buy a Cadillac that was a literal boat?

An essay by Jason Torchinsky on the website Jalopnik recounts how he first saw an ad for Cadillac boats in a 1958 Popular Science

“Anyway, seeing the ad — with it’s very familiar-looking Cadillac script logo — made me wonder: did GM have a marine division that leveraged the Cadillac name?,” he writes.

Click here for read the full essay.