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1973 CADILLAC DEVILLE Cadillac Index
1973
Cadillac Coupe deVille

1973
Cadillac Sedan deVille

DEVILLE

Bright body underscores with rear extensions distinguished the DeVille externally. There were also DeVille signatures on the rear roof pillar. Equipment specifications were comparable to 1972. The DeVille was actually a Calais with added trim, richer appointments, rear arm rest and standard power seat.


MODEL DESCRIPTION
ModelBody/style
Number
Body TypeSeatingPriceWeightProduction
total
DeVille
6DD47/J2-door Coupe6 pass$62684925112,849
6DD49/N4-door Sedan6 pass$65004985103,394

ENGINE
Engine typeV-8 Overhead valves. Cast iron block
Main bearingsFive
Valve liftersHydraulic
Displacement472 cubic inches (7.7 litres)
Bore and stroke4.300 x 4.060 inches (109 mm x 103 mm)
Compression ratio8.5:1
Brake horsepower (net SAE)220 @ 4400 rpm
Torque365 ft. lbs @ 2400 rpm
Oil pressure35 psi
CarburetorRochester four-barrel Quadrajet Model 4MV

The 1973 Cadillac engines were the same as the 1972 except for a new EGR (exhaust gas recirculation system). The '73 model was now calculated by the SAE net horsepower rating.

CHASSIS FEATURES
ModelWheelbaseOverall lengthTires
Commercial chassis157.5 in-L-78 x 15
Seventy-Five151.5 in251 in
Sixty-special133 in232 in
Eldorado126.3222 in
Calais & DeVille130 in231 in
The chassis features are the same as 1972 except overall length is two inches more on Calais/DeVilles/Broughams; one inch more for Seventy-Fives; one inch less for Eldorados.

 
POWERTRAIN OPTIONS
Cruise control$92
Controlled differential (except Eldorado)$56
Eighty-Amp generator$41
Heavy-duty cooling system$56
Exhaust emission system, required on all cars built for California sale$15
Trailer Towing package (Eldorado)$62
Trailer Towing package (all other models)$92
Trackmaster$205

 
CONVENIENCE OPTIONS
Automatic Climate Control$523
Automatic Level Control$77
Rear window defogger$31
Lefthand remote control thermometer mirror$15
Door edge guards in 2-door$6
Door edge guards in 4-door$9
Lighted righthand visor vanity mirror$43
Power door locks$69
Power door locks with electric seat back release in coupes and convertibles$69
Dual Comfort seat in DeVille$103
Twin type floor mats$16
Soft Ray tinted glass$57
Bumper impact strips$24
License frame(s)$6/1; $11/2
Remote control right mirror$26
Firemist paint$128
Theft deterrent system$80
AM/FM pushbutton Radio$183
AM/FM signal-seeking stereo Radio$320
AM/FM radio with tape$406
Full vinyl padded top for DeVille, including "halo" on Coupe DeVille$152
Power seat options$89-115
DeLuxe robe and pillow$85
Shoulder belts in rear seat$31
Tilt and Telescope steering wheel$92
DeVille sun roof with vinyl or padded roof mandatory$610
Remote control trunk lock$56
Trunk mat$8
Twilight Sentinel$40
Expanded vinyl Calais upholstery$41
Expanded leather upholstery in DeVille$169
White sidewall L78-15 tires$41
Steel-belted radial ply tires, size L78 x 15 with Space Saver spare$156

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