DeVilles kept their rear fender signature scripts for a distinctions of trim. One auto writer described this feature
as "Tiffany-like." Standard equipment matched that found in Calais models plus power window lifts.
V-8 Overhead valves
Cast iron block
Displacement: 429 cubic inches
Bore and stroke: 4.13 x 4.00 inches
Compression ratio: 10.5:1
Brake horsepower: 340 @ 4600 rpm
Five main bearings
Hydraulic valve lifters
Carburetor: Carter AFB four-barrel, model 3903S.
DEVILLE SERIES 683
2-door Hardtop Coupe
4-door Hardtop Sedan
Style Number 68357-J was called the Coupe DeVille.
Other models were Convertible or Sedan DeVilles.
Some sources quote substantially lower factory list prices for 1965 Cadillacs.
This may be due to a strike that occurred very early in the year, which probably brought $100-400 price
increases after it was settled.
The UAW walkout closed the company's newly expanded Clark Avenue (Detroit) factory from September
25, 1964 through the following December and created a decline in production and sales for the 1964 calendar
The higher retail prices are being used in these pages
Wheelbase: 129.5 inches.
Overall length: 224 inches.
Front tread: 62.5 inches.
Rear tread: 62.5 inches.
Automatic level control standard where indicated in text.
A new engine mounting system and patented quiet exhaust were used.
Tires: 8.00 x 15.
Air conditioner ($495).
Bucket seats with console in F-J-B models with leather upholstery ($188).
Controlled differential ($54).
Cruise Control ($97).
Door guards on two-door models ($4); on four-door models ($7).
Soft Ray tinted glass ($52).
Delete-option heater and defroster ($97 credit).
Leather upholstery on J-B-L models ($141).
License plate frame ($6).
Padded roof on J model ($124); on B or L models ($140).
Left-hand four-way power bucket seat on F-J-B models ($54).
Power door locks on G-F-J models ($46); on N-K-B-L models ($70).
Power headlight control ($51).
Six-way power front seat on G-N-K models ($113); on F-J-B-L models ($85).
Power window regulators on G-N-K models ($119).
Power vent window regulator option ($73).
Radio with rear speaker ($165).
Radio with rear speaker and remote control ($246).
AM/FM radio ($191).
Rear seat belts ($18).
Front seat belt delete-option ($17 credit).
Adjustable steering wheel ($91).
Remote control trunk lock ($53).
Twilight Sentinel ($57).
Five white sidewall tires 9.00 x 15 size with four-ply construction ($57 exchange).