It was luxuriously trimmed, with leather upholstery and chrome 'bows' in the headliner to simulate the ribs of a convertible top. Four-window and six-window hardtop sedans were offered again. With 41,732 sold, it also easily outsold the Series 62 sedan in its very first year. The steering is super light, like the wheel isn't connected to anything. It did have a problem overheating, but it was just a small hose under the guard near the front passenger side that needed replaced.
The exterior was completely redesigned featuring a sportier, elegant and more aerodynamic design with a drag coefficient of 0. New standard features included lamps for luggage, glove and rear passenger compartments and front and rear safety belts. Comfort Control, a completely automatic heating and air conditioning system controlled by a dial thermostat on the instrument panel, was introduced as an industry first. Also, those tiny side mirrors what the hell were they thinking. There were several style changes done for 1975. Engine output was an even 325 hp 242 kW from the 390 cu in 6. The standard space-saver spare tire now sat horizontally in the trunk, doing away with the small covered storage cubby in the spare tire well from last year.
Both driver and passenger seat featured six-way power seat adjusters and power recliners. Some people have changed water pumps, thermostats, and a few other parts. When I ride over a bump, I barely feel the bump. The steering wheel has radio buttons, cruise buttons, and mileage buttons. So the motor, the classy look, and the comfort are the best features. In addition to the new engine and minor front-end restyling, several previously optional features became standard this year, including the anti-lock braking system, accent striping, automatic door locks, Twilight Sentinel headlamp control, electrochromic inside rear-view mirror, and electric rear window and side mirror defogger. The rear wheel openings were again housed in fender skirts.
There is wood grain style dash components that wrap around from the front down both driver and passenger sides. Premium cloth seating was standard, while luxury leather-trimmed seating surfaces were available on all trim levels and standard on higher trim levels, both with full power adjustments. In 1966 changes included a somewhat coarser mesh for the radiator grille insert, which was now divided by a thick, bright metal horizontal center bar housing rectangular parking lamps at the outer ends. Sales figures looked healthy, with a total of 109,004 sedans and 65,670 coupes figures include DeVille and Fleetwood models. This specific interior also featured American Walnut wood accents on the doors and instrument panel. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter.
New turbine veined and wire wheel covers were offered. Also had to replace the radiator. Previously, the outside temperature was available through an illuminated thermometer mounted to the driver's outside mirror. New trims included sporty plaids, plush velours, knits and 11 distinctive genuine leathers. For 1988, Cadillac kept cosmetic changes to a minimum in anticipation of the redesigned DeVille and Fleetwood models to come the following year. A 2-position automatic rear-view mirror utilized two electronic 'eyes' and a small motor to dim when headlights appeared from behind. Cornering lamps got new horizontal chrome trim while tail lamps gained a new bold look.
The brakes aren't so great, don't go that fast and make sure to leave plenty of stopping distance. The DeVille Concours replaced the previous generation's DeVille Touring Sedan. The standard cassette stereo was found in nearly all models, while 1,122 opted for the sound system at extra cost 752 with cassette, 370 with compact disc. The squarer cornered grille insert had blades that seemed to emphasize its vertical members and it appeared both above the bumper and through a horizontal slot cut into it. The motor and the seats were the top positive for me. Curved frameless side windows appeared, and convertibles acquired tempered glass backlights. Hoods and deck lids were redesigned.
A grill-mounted wreath and crest replaced the traditional stand-up hood ornament. The DeVille Series had script nameplates on the rear fenders. The engine was bumped to 429 cu in 7 l , with 340 hp 253. New standard features included map light, Soft-Ray , spare tire cover, washer fluid level indicator, and steel belted radial whitewall tires. Along with this came the downsized De Ville sedans. A total of 143 options including bucket seats with , , or upholstery fabrics and wood veneer facings on dash, doors, and seatbacks, set an all-time record for interior appointment choices. It's size is perfect for a car.
Displacement: 249 cu in 4. Vinyl tops were now integral padded Elk grain material. This car's best attributes are probably the ride and handling. The 1986 Cadillac had: Type: 90-degree, overhead valve V-8. Introduced as a prestige trim level of the Series 62 for the 1949 model year, Coupe de Ville's full-size 2-door body style had been declining in sales for several years, and as a result, the 1994 design went into production solely as a 4-door.
Equipment features were same as in 1963 for the most part. But I don't like that it uses a lot of gas. Approximately 5,300 Touring Sedans were produced for 1992. All seats have individual heated seat adjustments. For 1983, slight reworkings under the hood added 10 horsepower now rated at 135 to the standard 4. In November 1971, a showroom-stock 1971 Coupe de Ville placed third in the annual coast-to-coast Cannonball Run, posting the highest average speed of the event, 84. The Phaeton roof, re-creating the look of a convertible top, was included in the Spring Edition package with 4,413 built , which also included perforated leather seat inserts among other items.