1957 Cadillac Eldorado

Biarritz Convertible

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1957
  • Mileage 
    51 401 mi / 82 722 km
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Chassis number 
    https://www.schmitt.
  • Electric windows
    Yes
  • Reference number 
    407704
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Interior colour 
    Black
  • Interior brand colour 
    Black and White
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    4
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Black
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible

Just released from a respected private collection
Spectacular, restored condition
Only 51,656 actual miles!
Highly sought after 1957 Eldorado Biarritz convertible
Top of the line model for 1957 Cadillacs
One of only 1,800 built!
Numbers matching 356ci “dual quad” 325hp v8 engine!
Stunning and highly sought-after color combination
A lavishly furnished and highly optioned example fitted with factory air-conditioning, leather seats, chrome Sabre wheels, 3-piece parade boot, autotronic eye and more!
Documentation includes paperwork from the gm heritage center, invoices, and more
Performs like new
One of the best examples to be found on the market today
A collector’s dream
Tremendous investment potential

Options include:
Factory air-conditioning
6-way power leather seat
Power windows
Power steering
Power brakes
Power convertible top
Power self-latching trunk
Autotronic eye
Chrome Sabre spoke wheels
Signal seeking am radio
Whitewall tires
Parade boot
E-z eyeglass

The genius of GM Chief Designer Harley Earl, the Eldorado Biarritz Convertible, was the top of the line model for 1957, with a base price of $7,286 with plenty of room for factory options. From the curved windshield to the softer curved sections of the body, all of which were placed on a new X-frame chassis, making the 1957 model an all-new car. Power was derived from the 6.0 liter/365ci V8 fitted with dual-quad carburetors, resulting in a staggering 325hp! Special two-tone leather combinations were offered on the interior while the exterior featured gold Sabre-spoke wheels finished in gold to match the scripts and grille on the car. Such luxury was only available to the extremely affluent, and only 1,800 examples were completed for 1957. As such, the 1957 Eldorado Biarritz Convertible remains one of the most highly sought after models by collectors today!

The exceptional 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible featured here is finished in the stunning color combination of Black over a matching black and white leather interior and complimenting Black power-folding convertible top. This particular example has been exquisitely restored with incredible attention to detail and has just been released from a respected private collection. The numbers matching 365ci “dual quad” V8 engine is still in place while a mere 51656 actual miles are present on the odometer! An incredible assortment of power features, amenities, and factory options adorn this Cadillac today, including air-conditioning, leather seats, chrome Sabre wheels, 3-piece parade boot, and more! Simply put, this is one of the best restored examples we have ever offered, and this example is sure to bring many years of enjoyment to its future caretaker. We are especially proud to offer this exceptional 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible to the most astute collector or investor who appreciates this particular level of performance, luxury, and detail that helped to make Cadillac “the standard of the world.”

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