NO RESERVE - 1962 Cadillac Fleetwood Series 62

Highlights


  • Ordered new by owner's father in 1962
  • Always been kept in a heated garage
  • Bequeathed to the son, current owner, in 2003
  • Very original interior
  • Commanding road presence
  • Paintwork in great condition

The Appeal


The Fleetwood name comes from an early coach building company which was based in Pennsylvania and produced high-end bodies for cars such as Duesenbergs, Bentleys and Packards. 

Cadillac continued to use the Fleetwood brand for many decades and this 1962 Series 62 proudly wears a Fleetwood badge on its bootlid. It is a fine example of ‘60s styling with its generous use of chrome and flamboyant tail fins. 

Presented in gloriously unmodified condition, this Cadillac is ready to cruise down the freeway in comfort. And you won’t need to worry about taking too much luggage or too many passengers, as the boot is cavernous and the passenger compartment is huge. 

The History and Paperwork


  • First registered 27th December 1962
  • Certificat d’Immatriculation in owner's name
  • Recent Contrôle Technique (MOT/Revisione/ITV)
  • 129,550 km recorded on odometer
  • Selling due to lack of use
  • Reportedly always maintained by the owner

 The Interior


  • Interior appears largely original
  • Leather upholstery in excellent condition
  • Spacious bench seats
  • Nicely patinated
  • Wooden veneers could be refinished
  • Signs of gentle use 
  • Retro styling throughout
  • Column gearshift
  • Headlining stained
  • Remotely adjustable wing mirrors
  • Electric windows
  • Stereo fitted — medium wave not working
  • Large boot with spare wheel


 The Exterior 


  • Large proportions and typical ‘60s styling
  • Plenty of chrome
  • Flamboyant tailfins 
  • The tyres are said to be new
  • No reported damage to bodywork
  • Paint in good overall condition
  • Wheels in excellent condition
  • Slight corrosion underneath, front left
  • Underside generally appears good

 The Mechanics 


  • The engine compartment appears to be in good overall condition
  • Vendor states that the car starts, runs, and changes gear as it should
  • Brakes are said to work well and stop the car in a straight line
  • Automatic transmission reportedly shifts well (rebuilt in 2019)
  • 365 hp V8 engine sounds sweet
  • There is a slight leak of power steering fluid
  • No reported smoke or unusual noises


Summary


Overall, this Cadillac has a commanding road presence and won’t fail to be noticed wherever it goes. The unmistakable ‘60s styling is unapologetically bold, with its immense size and fetching tail fins. 

There can be no more stylish way to travel than in this impressive Cadillac Fleetwood.

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1962
  • Make Cadillac
  • Colour Black
  • Odometer 129,550 Kilometres
  • Engine size 5700
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Beauvais
  • Location International
  • Country France
Bidding history
98 bids
  • Ed•••• €9,700 04/12/22
  • ne•••• €9,600 04/12/22
  • Ed•••• €9,500 04/12/22
  • Ed•••• €9,400 04/12/22
  • Al•••• €9,300 04/12/22
  • Ed•••• €9,200 04/12/22
  • vi•••• €9,100 04/12/22
  • Ed•••• €9,000 04/12/22
  • vi•••• €8,900 04/12/22
  • Ed•••• €8,800 04/12/22

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