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Cadillac Eldorado

Vitals

  • Engine
    4.6L
  • Power
    224 @ 6000 rpm
  • Transmission
    4-spd aut w/OD
  • 0-60
    7.6 seconds
  • Drivetrain
    front-wheel
  • Seating
    5 passengers
  • Crash test
    not tested
  • MPG
    20.0 City / 10.0 HWY
  • Invoice Price
    $95,962 - $99,801
  • Warranty
    12 months / 16,000 miles

Specs

Cadillac Eldorado TC 1995—1997 4 s., automatic 305 Hp, petrol
Cadillac Eldorado automatic 278HP (205 kW) @ 5600 rpm
Cadillac Eldorado n/a 202HP (149 kW) @ 4100 rpm
Cadillac Eldorado automatic 370HP (272 kW) @ 4400 rpm
Cadillac Eldorado V8 automatic 344HP (253 kW) @ 4600 rpm
Cadillac Eldorado ESC Automatic 760HP (559 kW) @ 0 rpm
Cadillac Eldorado 8.2 3 speed automatic 183HP (134 kW) @ 4000 rpm

Videos / Cadillac Eldorado

1976 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible Start Up, Engine, and In Depth Tour

2002 Cadillac Eldorado ESC Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour

Cadillac Eldorado: the luxury car specifically meant for personal use

Cadillac Eldorado Overview

The Cadillac Eldorado is a luxury car suitable for family usages. The manufacturing and the marketing of the vehicle is done by the Cadillac sub unit of General Motors. Initially the price was a lot cheaper than its current rate, mainly because of the competition that it faced from the contemporary vehicles. It was close to the Cadillac range line in the first few years. However the convertible versions of the same series were much more expensive than the other ones. The middle years of the vehicle roll out witnessed the Fleetwood designing of the body panels. The trim level vehicle species were also marketed by the Cadillac producers. A limited edition convertible car was introduced to the public by the makers to add to the line-up of the series. The successor of the vehicle is the Cadillac CTS.

Sliding tops

It is the only luxury car with the power sliding technique and can be folded easily inside the centre roof. The tops are specially customised and are implemented with this new fitting methodology. Nine vehicles belonging to the species were incorporated with the new sliding technique.

Other models of Eldorado
The year 1976 saw the promotion of the last American convertible. Around 14000 cars were sold.The last of the 200 cars were commonly called as the Bicentennial edition in memory of America’s 200th birthday. The upper part of the car was mainly white with a dual red and blue coloured pinstripe pattern. The Biarritz package corrected the lack of the luxury and comfort. The Fleetwood model had a roof covering that partitioned the passenger compartment and was made out of stainless steel. To add to the style quotient, the rear part of the roof was had a vinyl top surface and featured opera lights. The leather seats were tufted in a pillow style. It contrasted piping materials along with a set of other similar options. The packages of the customised model included a sunroof. The styling cue options replaced the steel roofing and the interior seating pattern.

Today’s model
The Cadillac Eldorado is roughly 11 inches longer than its predecessor. The window glass got rid of the frames. The North star V8 species had both the 270 and 295 hp species. The 200hp was eventually done with and had a 4.9L capacity. The safety passenger airbag was included as extra equipment. The updated bumpers and the cladding and the grille were some of the other important features that underwent some serious changes in the styling pattern. The unique interiors had absolutely new upholstery with a cluster of analogue gauges. The gauges proved to be essential for predicting climate changes while relocating. The 2 door coupe body styling had a FF layout with an E body platform. The automatic transmission designing was assembled in the Michigan unit of the automakers. The Buick Riviera and the Oldsmobile Toronado are some of the models that are related to the species. It rolled out of the factories for the first time in the year 1992 and its production has continued ever since.