LaSalle Series 50 Business Coupe

The LaSalle automobile was bult by Cadillac to fill the wide price gap between General Motors top of the line Cadillac and the next in line Buick. They were manufactured from 1927 through 1940 and consistently outsold the "big brother" Cadillac with sales in 1940 of over 24,000 cars. This was up from just over 7,000 units in 1931. In 1941, General Motors absorbed the Lasalle line into the Cadillac name plate.

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Vehicle Type LaSalle Series 50 Business Coupe
Year Built 1940
Built By General Motors - Cadillac Division
Suspension
Engine 322 cubic inch Flat-Head V-8, 130 bhp @ 3400 rpm
Owner Woodland Family Collection

History

In both 1934 and 1937, the LaSalle was chosen as the pace car for the prestigious Indianapolis 500 mile race.

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