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1959 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham by Pininfarina


  • Body Type: Luxury , Sedan
  • 52,000 Miles
  • Fuel Type: Gas

Lot# 691.1 Barrett Jackson Palm Beach April 13, 2019

Black Exterior
Original Gray Broadcloth Interior

390 CI V8
Hydramatic Transmission

Car #53 of 99

The most exclusive, and expensive Cadillac of the 1950’s priced at an original MSRP of $13,074. A top of the line Eldorado Biarritz Convertible was priced at $7,401.

Of the remaining cars, this is believed to be one of the most original of all with original interior and 52,100 original miles
Bodied by famed Italian coach builder Pininfarina
Factory A/C
Power Seats
Power Windows
Rear Storage Compartments
High quality repaint
Excellent Chrome

Cadillac’s 1959 model lineup included an all-new, second-generation Eldorado Brougham. But this Brougham did not come from the Fleetwood plant in Detriot. It was hand-built 4,000 miles away in Turin, Italy by Pinin Farina. Pre-Tested Cadillac chassis were crated and shipped to Italy by boat. Completed cars were shipped back to Detroit for final finishing, testing, and shipment to dealers.

“The 1959 Eldorado Brougham is unique among motor cars. Custom-designed and custom-built, it is dramatically and classically beautiful. Every advanced feature of comfort, convenience, luxury and performance known to automotive science is utilized to make the Cadillac Eldorado Brougham the source of utmost pride and pleasure. Cadillac Air Conditioning, Cruise Control and Automatic Headlamp Control are included as standard equipment among its many special features. Interiors are styled and fashioned in a great variety of elegant selections of the world’s choicest leathers and fabrics. Consult with your authorized Cadillac dealer for details on this limited production motor car” – 1959 Cadillac Dealer Brochure

This partnership with Italian coach builder was the first of a number of times that Cadillac would put an Italian body on an American chassis and powertrain.


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