Noticeable immediately on the "Cadillac of Cadillacs" was an exclusive new
limousine-style, closed-in back window.
Center pillars held new
electro-luminiscent opera lamps, just above the beltline.
wheel covers with silver-colored vaned inserts contained the
Cadillac wreath and crest on a dark red background.
New body trim
included a distinctive wide rocker molding that continued onto
the rear quarter panels.
The familiar tall chrome rear fender
caps held integral marker lights.
around the corner from the
On the hood: a stand-up wreath and crest
Brougham also had chrome belt moldings.
equipment included a Twilight Sentinel that turned headlamps
on/off, illuminated entry system, six-way power Dual Comfort
front seats, adjustable rear reading lamps, large door pull
handles, and tilt/telescope steering wheel.
had new biscuit sculptured seats with bolsters, with embroidered
Cadillac wreath on front and rear armrests.
Heather knit with Raphael inserts, in slate gray, dark blue, dark
green, saddle, light beige, or dark claret.
Leather seating was
optional in ten shades.
At mid-year, a Brougham coupe joined the
Its cabriolet-style roof contained a coach window, plus a
chrome molding across the top.
Opera lamps shined from each sail
Brougham d'Elegance emphasized the privacy window
treatment, with the rear quarter panel wrapping around to the
small, limo-like back window.
Inside and on the sail panel was a
d'Elegance script nameplate.
Standard pillow-style 50/50 Dual
Comfort seats combined Heather and Raphael knits.
also available at higher cost.
Once again, the big Fleetwoods came in Limousine and Formal Limousine form,
with dual accessory
control panels. Interiors of the basic limo were upholstered in
dark blue Heather cloth. Formal limos carried black leather
upholstery up front. and either black or slate gray in back. All
had two fold-down auxiliary seats. Opera lamps were now on the
rear roof panels, behind the quarter windows. Deeply concave
wheel covers had red inserts and Cadillac's wreath-and-crest.
4-door Formal Limousine
PRICE NOTE: Cadillac announced a series of price rises during the
model year. By summer. Brougham sedan cost $15,816 and the Formal limo cost $24,714
Base for Brougham & Limo
Option for Brougham only
90-degree, overhead valve V-8. Cast iron block and head
368 cu. in. (6.0 liters)
350 cu. in. (5.7 liters)
Bore & stroke
3.80 x 4.06 in.
4.057 x 3.385 in.
150 @ 3800 rpm
105 @ 3200 rpm
265 lbs.-ft. @ 1600 rpm
205 lbs.-ft. @ 1600 rpm
P215/75Rl5 SBR wide WSW
HR78 x 15-D SBR wide
Transmission: Turbo Hydra-matic transmission standard on all models: column shift.