1979 Cadillac Seville Sedan 4-Door 5.7L, great condition, garage kept, 43k miles

1979 Cadillac Seville

Make: Cadillac
Model: Seville
Type: Sedan
Trim: Base Sedan 4-Door
Year: 1979
Mileage: 42,855
Color: Gray
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Gray
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Dallas, Texas, United States
Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats

Description for Cadillac Seville 1979

Only 42. 55 original two owner miles! Garage kept its entire life. A true time capsule car with matching numbers. all original manuals. owner instructions. original printed material with original folio in excellent condition. This exceptional luxury motorcar is 5. 7 liter fuel injected GM V8. automatic transmission. beautiful original Norfolk Grey paint. beautiful original grey velour interior. dual 6-way power seats with power recliners on driver and passenger seats. interior features front and rear fold down armrests. climate control air conditioning. original Delco ETR AM/FM signal seeking stereo. 4 wheel power disc brakes. power steering. power windows. automatic door locks. electrically adjustable power mirrors. lighted thermometer on driver mirror. tilt and telescopic steering wheel. twilight sentinel and auto dimming headlights. rear defroster. intermittent wipers. map lights. and power antenna. Original factory wheel covers are all in beautiful condition with flawless original chrome and polished stainless trim. This almost half century old motorcar is exceptional with only minor distractions or character marks. The Cadillac motorcar looks and drives exceptionally well and was designed to be an American luxury car maker's answer to European luxury models. This 1979 Cadillac Seville is timeless in its good looks and continues to generate an engaging presence. This sedan is one of the most completely loaded Seville's from storied Sewell Village Cadillac of Dallas. This gorgeous car was originally owned by Dallas arts patron Lillian Clark who created the Clark Wing at the Dallas Museum of Art in honor of her late husband James. Lillian's "buggy". as she affectionately called it. was offered for sale by her son who wanted it to have another great home. It has remained garage kept as well under its second owner and as a result the original dashboard. armrests and steering wheel are all in excellent original condition. Lillian Clark led a life that could be chronicled in a made-for-TV movie or the big screen. However she was always demure and avoided public displays and remained more private and behind the scenes. Lillian lived in London at Claridge House with her husband James during the Art Deco era of the 1920's. 30's and 40's and maintained a residence there for decades even after moving to Dallas. Even then during the London days the Clark's were major arts patrons and supported the likes of masters in the making such as Legiet. Piet Mondrian. Brancusi. among others. Lillian declined the factory wire wheel option. the CB radio. and the 8 track tape because they were too "flashy". Other than those three items the car is fully loaded. Lillian also had grey naugahyde installed over the grey velour so that when she road as a passenger she could slide in and out much easier as she was driven by her nurses to most of her engagements. Further. as a connected event the Board of Directors of Philadelphia Electric had voted to gift Lillian and James. major board members themselves. a fully loaded Cadillac Seville which was declined. She did not want the shareholders to bear the brunt of that expense. as it was viewed by her as frivolous and wasteful. and she stated she would buy one herself and thanked them profusely for their act of generosity and accolade. As a result this beautiful 1979 Cadillac Seville came to embody Lillian's view of her what her "buggy" should be like. The car has excellent provenance and "lived" for many years parked in the garage of 3525 Turtle Creek. a highrise condo tower overlooking Turtle Creek in the Oak Lawn area of Dallas. It has since been kept in a private inside structure near Downtown Dallas and out of the elements. This is your chance to own an extremely original low mileage personal luxury car accompanied with all associated original papers.