1964 Cadillac Fleetwood

60 Special – Two Owners from New

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1964
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Electric windows
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue/White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Germany
Saturday 14 August 2010
Motor Cars at 16:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: TBA
In 1949 Cadillac was entering its post-war boom. Unlike any other marque, dealers found themselves selling to ‘pools‘ where groups of people would get together to buy one Cadillac! The company had a tough reputation to maintain, and so in 1948 chief stylist Harley Earl introduced the tail fin, inspired by the Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighters that had used Cadillac-built engines. The tail fin lasted for well over ten years and was perhaps the most recognised styling exercise ever, also serving to bring back the car‘s centre of aerodynamic pressure, thus increasing high speed stability.
Cadillac became a name synonymous with luxury and style, not just in the United States but all over the World, however its these fine and grandious Fleetwood saloons that became the hallmark of presidents and statesm