Barry Weiss Cadillac Barry Weiss’s Cowboy Cadillac is a custom 1947 Cadillac originally built by legendary car designer Frank DeRosa. Barry purchased the car after selling his purple Frank DeRosa custom 1951 “King of Mercs.” Frank DeRosa’s daughter shared some of Barry’s history with her dad’s cars in the Jalopy Journal forum where some were questioning Barry’s choice of tribal flames for the paint job:
Many of you have a profound love for cars. For such men, a car is vanity, pride, and ego. Even a single scratch or a dent on the vehicle is enough to induce fury, for their attachment to the vehicle is very strong. If you're among them, open your eyes, brace yourselves for the following awesome car. The Sleeper, aka the 1949 Merc 'Lead Sled', is part of the rather "unaffordable" category.