1961 Cadillac Sedan DeVille--SOLD (Arizona) - $0
Motordom's Wisest Investment
Finished in Bristol blue with a complimentary blue interior, this Series 63 sedan has had several professional done improvements recently. New interior, with plus new upholstery, carpet, headliner and kickpanels. Recently resprayed in the original factory color and new tires. Features huge wraparound glass front and back for an exceptionally pleasing driving experience.
Cadillac was restyled and re-engineered for 1961. The new grille slanted back towards both the bumper and the hood lip, along the horizontal plane, and sat between dual headlamps. New forward slanting front pillars with non-wraparound windshield glass were seen. The revised backlight treatment had crisp angular lines with thin pillars on some models and heavier semi-blind quarter roof posts on others. De Ville models featured front series designation scripts and a lower body "skeg" trimmed with a thin, three-quarter-length spear molding running from behind the front wheel opening to the rear of the car. Standard equipment included power brakes, power steering, automatic transmission, dual backup lights, windshield washer, dual speed wipers, wheel discs, plain fender skirts, outside rearview mirror, vanity mirror, oil filter, power windows and 2-way power seats.
Engine – 390 cid, V8 Overhead Valve
BHP 325 @ 4800 rpm
Torque 430 ft. lbs. @ 3100rpm
Bore and Stroke 4.000X 3.875
Compression Ratio 10.5:1
Rochester 4bbl or Carter AFB (Aluminum Four Barrel)
Transmission – Fluid coupling, 4 speed, Hydra-Matic
Standard wheel base - 129.5"
Length - short deck – 215”
Width – Series 60/62/63 – 79.9”
Performance - 0-60 in 9.8 seconds, 0-100 in 17.5 seconds
Top Speed 120-122 mph, Economy - 10-14 mpg
Cadillac advertised the '61 models as "motordom's wisest investment".