DeVilles had all of the features used in Calais, plus rear center arm rests; dual rear cigarette lighters and
two-way power operated horizontal front seat adjusters. A model identification signature script still sat above the
horizontal body side rub molding towards the back of the rear fenders.
CADILLAC V-8 ENGINE
V-8 Overhead valves
Cast iron block
Displacement: 472 cubic inches
Bore and stroke: 4.30 x 4.06 inches
Compression ratio: 10.5:1
Brake horsepower: 375 at 4400 rpm
Five main bearings
Hydraulic valve lifters
Carburetor: Rochester four-barrel Quadrajet, model 7028230.
NOTE: On January 1, 1969, head rests (restraints) became mandatory on all U. S. and Canadian cars.
Cadillac prices were increased $18 to reflect the cost of the head rests. Dealer preparation charges were $90 on
Calais and DeVille. These charges are included in retail prices listed above.
Wheelbase: 129.5 inches.
Overall length: 225 inches.
Front tread: not available.
Rear tread: not available.
Tires: 9.00 x 15-PR blackwalls.
POWER TRAIN OPTIONS
All cars used the 472 cubic inch, 375 horsepower V-8 with no other powerplants available.
Turbo-Hydramatic transmission was standard equipment throughout the line.
Controlled differential was $52.65 extra on all models except Eldorado.
Standard axle ratios: (Seventy-Five) 3.21:1; (Eldorado) 3.07:1; (all other models) 2.94:1.