25 Classic Cars You Don't Know (But Should)

1955 Cadillac LaSalle Roadster II

Hmmmm, we wonder what this was based on? We, and you all should, smell a 'vette. Naturally, Harley Earl was behind this one, which debuted at the '55 Motorama. Striped with the side cavities, the LaSalle roadster was one of two LaSalles that made appearances, with the other built as a hardtop. Fun fact: The aluminum double overhead-cam, fuel-injected V6 that was installed in the car never ran.

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