1949 Cadillac Series 61 Sedanette Fastback Coupe - Incredible Restoration

Condition: Used
Make: Cadillac
Model: Series 61
SubModel: 2dr Sedanette
Type: Fastback
Trim: Fastback Sedanette
Doors: 2
Year: 1949
Mileage: 38399
VIN: 496113566
Color: Ardsley Green
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Sacramento, California, United States

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Description of 1949 Cadillac Series 61 Fastback Sedanette

In the late forties Harley Earl's design studio did some studying of European cars. One of the styling cues that GM borrowedfromt heEuropeanswasthefastbackcoupethat actuallywasmostlyfromItalianandFrenchinfluence.While thefastbackideashowedupinallTheGMCars,thebiggest hitwasTheCadillacasithadtheveryfirstfinsthatstoodout againsttheslopingtrunk.Betweenthe61and62serieswere some 13924 production units made. Apart from rocker mouldingsandinteriortrim,thetwoserieswereidentical.

Our61Seriesisahighlyrestoredexample that will make the new owner proud to own. The interior is finishedthe original type vinyl piped in a dark brown. The previousownerhadtheVinyltastefullyembossedwithTheCadillacV andcrestdonetoneontoneonthebackofeachseat.While this element was not offered by the factory, it adds some sophistication to the interior much like Bentley and Rolls Royceofferson theirnewcarspresently.

TheArdsleyGreenpaintisvirtuallyflawlessand lends itself well to complement the lines of the car as well as a delightful contrast to the tan interior. The chrome finishes are done to great detail and quality furthering the extensive restoration preformed to this car. To further accentuate the glamour of this stunning Cadillac, Wire wheels wrapped in Coker Classic radial white walls were added giving it exceptional drivability.

Moving this Series 61 down the road is the, new to the 1949 line up, 331ci. Kettering V8 backed by a smooth operating Hydra-Matic transmission. The carpowers down the road with ease, comfort, and free from rattles. Everything works as it should. We don’t believe you will feel any disappointments after seeing this car. It is ready to show or just enjoy driving with great pleasure.While we have not had the opportunity to show this car, we believe that the quality of the restoration would more than likely bring the car a score in the high nineties at any event. ThisBeautifulSedanette is priced tosell sodon't hesitate. Wedon't thinkyou'll find one much nicer than this one.

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