If you are looking for something a bit unique and a way to stand out against all the mustangs, camaros and chevelles that you see at your local cruise in, then have a close look at this excellent 1974 Cadillac Eldorado convertible. The beneficiary of a ground up restoration in the early 2000s, today the car sits as a great daily driver. Powered by the legendary 500ci V8, the largest production V8 of its time, this Eldorado is a blast to drive.
Cadillac marketed the Eldorado as a legendary automobile, unique due to its front wheel drive, variable-ratio power steering, Automatic Level Control, and the availability of a convertible in the line. It was pointed out that the Cadillac Eldorado provided many meaningful features as part of its standard equipment. Glamour was emphasized, as were the many changes to styling, performance, economy, and new interior touches of luxury, such as the use of distressed pecan vinyl panels and the new instrument panel.
The 1974 Eldorado was the last to retain the original second generation styling. The 1975 cars would use the same basic body, but would receive substantial styling updates to give it a fresh, new look. The earlier cars will provide better performance, as emissions concerns continued to choke down performance progressively as you got further into the decade. Look for a car with the optional High-Energy Ignition System option, as it made a difference and became standard across the line in 1975.
With a great color combo, custom trunk with an amazing sound system, and chrome 17"" wheels, you would be hard pressed to find a more enjoyable way to cruise down the road. Don't miss your chance to own this one-of-akind classic.
QUICK FACTS: ORIGINAL 500CI V8 Original automatic transmission Believed to be 93,000 original miles White leather interior 17"" Chrome wheels 2 JL subs and amp in finished trunk Power Windows Power Steering Power locks Power Brakes Good paint with your typical driver flaws. Very solid underneath
VIN BREAKDOWN: 6L67S4Q438982 6: Cadillac L: Eldorado 67: 2-door convertible S: 500ci V8 4: 1974 Q: Detroit, Michigan built 438982: Plant production number
DOES IT WORK? Air Conditioning NO Heater YES Speedometer YES Oil PSI Gauge N/A Temperature Gauge N/A Fuel Gauge NO Tachometer N/A Wipers YES Horn YES Radio YES Headlights YES Tail Lights YES Brake Lights YES Reverse Lights YES Turn Signals YES Runs & Drives YES