Cadillac Eldorado Seville 

  • $7k built in USA
  • 1959
  • 345 HP 6.4L
  • 135 mph
Improvements were made to the self-adjusting brakes and automatic-releasing parking brake, while the electric door-locking mechanism was replaced by a powered vacuum system.
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As a result, a greater emphasis was put on creating less flamboyant tail fins and chrome grilles, while more attention was given to precise detailing, clean lines and a smooth, sweeping body.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Cadillac Eldorado Seville

0-60mph

Eldorado Seville
9.3 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Eldorado Seville
135 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Cadillac Eldorado Seville

Price

Eldorado Seville
$7k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

Eldorado Seville
345 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Standard comfort and convenience equipment included a heater, fog lamps, air suspension, electric door locks, a radio with a rear-mounted speaker, power windows, power vent windows, a six-way power front seat and a remotely operated trunk lid, among other items.
By the late 1950s, Cadillac ruled the American luxury car market with exciting products that were highlighted by formidable engineering, lavish amenities and the cutting-edge styling of Harley Earl, GM’s legendary styling chief.
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As a result, a greater emphasis was put on creating less flamboyant tail fins and chrome grilles, while more attention was given to precise detailing, clean lines and a smooth, sweeping body.
Wheelbase and engine were carried over from the previous year, but further engineering enhancements were developed to make Cadillac an even more coveted automobile.
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Cadillac described the 1958 model in their brochure as "remindful of the "dream cars" appears on this 1957 Eldorado Biarritz Convertible.
Not only are the fins set inboard on the smoothly contoured body but the bumper is built in and wraps around to the rear wheel openings.
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Furthermore they received polished aluminum Sabre-spoke wheels, optional gold trim and 'Seville' script on the fenders.
The engine was also upgraded to produce more power.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Cadillac
Price $7,401
Type of car Production car
Year 1959
Highest auction price 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Seville Three-Position Cabriolet "Elvis Tribute", $302k, August 2008

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

engine

Displacement 6,400 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas

road tests

Top speed 135 mph
0-60mph 9.3 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 14.73 lb/hp
Maximum hp 345 HP
Maximum torque 437 ft-lb
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 5,082 lb
Wheelbase 130 in
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