1978 Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado
STUNNING ALL ORIGINAL, FINAL-YEAR EXAMPLE
ORGINAL WHITE PAINT OVER RED LEATHER
ONLY 54,801 ACTUAL MILES AT TIME OF WRITING
425 CI CADILLAC V-8/AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
FEATURES INCLUDE POWER SEATS W/ RECLINE
CLIMATE CONTROL A/C, AM/FM, TILT-TELESCOPIC STEERING
POWER BRAKES, STEERING, LOCKS & WINDOWS
ORIGINAL WINDOW STICKER & OWNERS MANUAL
SPARE WHEEL/TIRE, JACK, LUG WRENCH INCLUDED
FRESHLY DETAILED, GREAT DRIVING & READY TO ENJOY!
As one of the final expressions of Bill Mitchells Tenure as head of GMs renowned styling studios, a position he held since he was Harley Earls handpicked successor in 1958, the final big Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado of the 1970s never fails to draw attention today. Continuing the basic styling theme introduced for 1971 but updated with prominent blade-type front fenders, quad rectangular headlamps and other select revisions, the Eldorado was a huge sales success and stands as a landmark of GM design. Given its top-of-the-line stature, the Eldorados mechanical specifications were sophisticated, including a high-torque Cadillac V-8 engine 425 CI for 1977-78, front-wheel drive (introduced for 1967), 4-wheel disc brakes. Luxury features were many with most standard. Priced more than $11,000 when new, the 1978 Eldorado truly marks the end of an era for American automobiles, which were being rapidly downsized at the time.
This 1978 Cadillac Eldorado is an extremely attractive example from the last model year for these unqualified American icons. Retaining the original paint finish, red vinyl rear roof covering and rich red leather upholstery, this collector-grade Eldorado comes to market with just one prior owner and 54,801 Actual miles at the time of writing. Power is delivered by Cadillacs proprietary 425 CI V-8 engine delivering 180 factory-rated SAE net horsepower but more importantly, 320 pounds-feet of torque, moving the Eldorado with authority in concert with a three-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drivetrain. Factory features and options include Climate Control air conditioning, AM/FM radio, power brakes and steering, power door locks and windows, power front seats with recline, and tilt-telescopic steering. Clearly benefiting from proper care and garage storage, this outstanding 1978 Cadillac Eldorado includes a full-size spare wheel/tire, roadside jack, and lug wrench, plus the owners manual and original window sticker for a fabulous overall package. Freshly detailed, the Eldorado is ready to enjoy. Contact us to see it in person, get full details, and make it yours today!