Weekend Edition Quick Hit – A 1967 Cadillac Eldorado on Craigslist; The First Personal Eldorado…

1967 cadillac eldorado classic - Google Chrome 762014 92139 AM.bmp Continuing on with our Weekend Edition where I highlight Classic American Cars to celebrate Independence Day, and look at our next contestant… This is a 1967 Cadillac Eldorado Coupe, which was the first year the Front Wheel Drive Eldorado was offered. Classic good looks, California pedigree, and a reasonable price. So, make the jump to read more… 1967 cadillac eldorado classic - Google Chrome 762014 92143 AM.bmp According to all things Wikipedia:

The Eldorado was radically redesigned in 1967. Intended for the burgeoning personal luxury car market, it was a “personal” Cadillac sharing the E-body with the second-generation Buick Riviera and the Oldsmobile Toronado, which had been introduced the previous year. Cadillac adopted the Toronado’s Unified Powerplant Package and front-wheel drive. Despite sharing underpinnings with the Riviera and Toronado, the Eldorado’s crisp styling, initiated by GM styling chief Bill Mitchell, was distinctive and unique, appearing more angular than the rounded Riviera and Toronado. Roadability and handling were highly praised by contemporary reviews, and its sales, 17,930 units, nearly three times the previous record.

1967 cadillac eldorado classic - Google Chrome 762014 92200 AM.bmp This particular Eldorado is a perfect example of one of those first year cars, and according to the listing:

Cadillac Eldorado 2 door hardtop 1 original owner, clean title in hand. tags good with vintage black n yellow plates. this car was parked inside garage from 1984. solid no rust. motor runs great! new tires, clean interior. like new. moving must sale…

1967 cadillac eldorado classic - Google Chrome 762014 92208 AM.bmp Apparently the seller meant “Moving, must sell…” but I have been wrong before. Anyway, the asking price for this Cadillac is $8,400, which seems to be OK, but there is no indication as to how many miles are on the car, but it all seems to be in good shape. What do you guys think of it? See the listing here, and let me know…

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