In overall terms 1963 Cadillac was essentially the same as the previous year. Exterior changes imparted a bolder and longer look. Hoods and deck lids were redesigned. The front fenders projected 4.625 inches further forward than in 1962 while the tailfins were trimmed down somewhat to provide a lower profile. Body-side sculpturing was entirely eliminated.
The slightly V-shaped radiator grille was taller and now incorporated outer extensions that swept below the flush-fender dual headlamps. Smaller circular front parking lamps were mounted in those extensions. A De Ville signature script was incorporated above the lower beltline molding near the rear of the body. A total of 143 options including bucket seats with wool, leather, or nylon upholstery fabrics and wood veneer facings on dash, doors, and seatbacks, set an all-time record for interior appointment choices. Standard equipment was the same as the previous year. The engine was entirely changed, though the displacement and output remained the same, 390 cu in and 325 hp.
Finished in a very period colour scheme of white with a red interior, what a great way to enjoy a slice of the golden era of American car making.
Fini dans un schéma très couleur période de blanc avec un intérieur rouge, quelle belle façon de profiter de l’âge d’or de la fabrication automobile américaine.
|Auction||2016 mondial de l'automobile paris|
|Day of Auction||N/A|
|Registration Number||EU Registered|
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