1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz ConvertibleSOLD

1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible

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To be OFFERED AT AUCTION WITHOUT RESERVE at RM’s The Don Davis Collection event, April 27, 2013. To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmauctions.com/Don Davis.

Chassis No.
5762076125

Estimate:
$125,000 - $175,000 US

OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE

325 bhp, 365 cu. in. OHV V-8 engine, four-speed Hydra-Matic automatic transmission, coil spring independent front suspension, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel power hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 129.5 in.


The height of 1950s Cadillac elegance
Factory-equipped air conditioning
Beautifully restored

It was 1957. Dwight Eisenhower was in the White House. Sputnik was in the sky. Elvis Presley was on the Ed Sullivan Show for what would be the third and last time. He would also own a new Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz, the car that marked the reachable pinnacle of automobile ownership for many Americans. At over $7,000, it was achievable for the man or woman of great personal success—someone who, like Presley, had climbed their way up and desired to reward themselves with the best that money could buy. It spoke to that success with vast quantities of chrome, impressive highway-devouring performance, and styling that only Harley Earl's studio could have dreamt up..

Reference Number 213988

as of 4/28/2013

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Car 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
VIN 5762076125 
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