1948 Convertible Series 62 convertible, unmolested convertible Cadillac. Number 3,950 of only 5,450 made. First year of all fin models for all Caddy or any other make or model! Inspired by the awesome P-38 Lightening fighter plane of WWII. People went crazy for these cars and they sold out quickly. One year only iconic 3/4 round "rainbow" speedometer. This is the last year of the tough flathead L-head V8 engine kown for smoothness, longevity and for being ultra quiet.
This is a rare 100% pure unmolested orignal survivor but for one premium color color change from new about 30 years ago. Only a handfull of these exist, even fewer are convertibles and even fewer are orignal. The interior is original and well taken care of. This is an honest straight car that has not been fussed with over the last 62 years. The paint is not perfect being 30 years old but is very presentable. The engine has never been cracked open from what I can tell. It has Hydra-Matic automatic transmission, hydraulic power windows, hydraulic convertible top, whisper-quiet vacuum power windshield wipers. This is indeed one very rare and sought after Cadillac.
Here are the specs: 126" wheelbase, last year of the flathead non-overhead cam 346 CI engine, 150 bh @ 3,400 rpm, 260 lbs of torque @ 1700 rpm, 3 bearing engine, 7.25 comp ratio, bore/stroke: 3.5 X 4.5
Car is in California
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