West Coast Classics are proud to present an absolutely exceptional and great daily driving and completely rust free and stock example of this mostly all original 1954 Cadillac Coupe De Ville 2 door Hardtop in it's very striking original 'Newport Blue' (Code 2) factory color paint with a Dark Blue contrasting Hardtop and with a remarkably well preserved and all original and unrestored 'Light Blue & Crest Cloth & Dark Blue Leather' (trim code 63) nylon and leather interior with original seats, door panels and headliner and with factory specifications and options including power steering, power brakes, power windows, heater and defroster, 6 way power seats, fog lamps, original radio, autronic eye, back-up lights and it's original 331/230HP V8 engine!
This is a truly superb all original apart from one repaint in it's original factory color of 'Newport Blue' survivor example of a 1954 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe de Ville from a very fastidious and exacting long time owner's (over 30 years) collection! The car reportedly has some 75K original miles & a rebuilt engine & transmission. Options include; Power windows, Power seat, fog lamps, rear center armrest, rocker panel moldings, rear fender skirts and the car has great chrome, all the stainless is highly polished, the trunk has been relined correctly with original material, and it has Coupe de Ville headliner bows. The car also boasts all original carpet in remarkably great condition throughout testifying to its careful and meticulously kept ownership history through the years. The car was repainted it's original striking 'Newport Blue' factory color paint on an obviously already extraordinarily straight body. It has no signs of ever been involved in any accidents and it has absolutely no rust. Obviously meticulously maintained, engine purrs and drives incredibly well, transmission shifts very smoothly, it would be hard, probably impossible to find a finer or more correct mostly all original example anywhere else!
The 1954 Cadillac Coupe De Ville was priced only slightly less than the Series 62 convertible of the same year and was one of the highest priced cars of its day - and with good reason - fifties excess had virtually reached its peak with Cadillac boasting bigger cars with more chrome and larger fins than ever before! These cars bristled with the latest in modern appointments and had few rivals in the luxury market with a recession making owning one only for the very privileged elite.
This particular example has obviously always been garaged and well maintained. The floor boards, trunk and all the typical rust-prone areas are completely solid and rust-free and the car has no signs of any accidents anywhere - obviously an always cherished 'Garage Queen' since new! The car has probably one of the most striking all original interiors from the early 1950's that we have ever seen with it's beautiful matching Nylon & Leather Crest interior in exceptional and correct original specification condition throughout. All the chrome is also in absolutely exceptional condition.
The 331/230HP V8 engine is extremely strong and powerful and sounds absolutely magnificent and this particular car drives absolutely magnificently - must be driven to be believed - does not miss a beat and purrs like a kitten - a truly remarkable daily driver that will give any modern day car a run for it's money! The transmission shifts smoothly through the gears and the car has four good tires and its original factory hubcaps.
This is a rare opportunity to own a simply stunning and wonderful driving example of a 1954 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe De Ville for the serious Cadillac enthusiast or collector. Few more correct or finer looking examples can possibly be available anywhere else!