Thecar with the big doors, the 60 Special Fleetwood sedan, again had four chrome slashes on the rear roof pillar, thinner rear fender stone guards with front and rear extensions and Cadillac scripts mounted high on the front fenders, above the crease line. The new grille design with parking lamp extensions was seen along with standard backup lamps. Hydraulic window lifts were also regular equipment on this car. A more conventional dashboard design appeared on all Cadillacs this year, featuring a horizontal speedometer.
SERIES 60 SPECIAL FLEETWOOD I. D. NUMBERS
Motor serial numbers 496000000 to 496088221 appeared on 1949 Series 60S Fleetwood models.