Cadillac V8 Saloon 1949 sold for £7,526 April 25th Classic Car Auction
Comes with the original certificate of title from the State of Minnesota, USA. Series 62 model with the OHV 5.4 litre V8 engine. Included in the history file are some old MOTs. Registered in the UK 20/12/1989. Left hand drive. Previous owner purchased the car at auction in 1992. Car was fully undersealed and rust protected. More details to follow.
Sold for £7,526.
Additional Information on the 1949 Cadillac
“The new Cadillac OHV V8 was the big news for 1949, with minor trim differences otherwise. This 331 cu in (5.4 L) engine produced 160 hp (119 kW).The major difference between Series 61 and Series 62 models of similar body style was minor trim variations. The higher-priced series again had grooved, front fender stone shields and bright rocker panel moldings. Chevrons below the taillights were no longer seen. The convertible was an exclusive offering. A heater was optional. Sales reached a record 55,643.”
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