614 E. Auto Center Dr.
Mesa , Arizona
Cadillacs were truly the envy of the elite when this 1952 Series 62 coupe was built. And with its original big V8 still under the hood, and a personality that owns the road, this example upholds the best Caddy traditions all for a terrific price.
There were only about 10,000 examples of the standard Series 62 coupe produced in 1952, so just imagine how many have survived to be this complete. Plus, this was also Cadillac's 50th anniversary. So this one is already attractive for its mix of rarity and history, but the appeal of this coupe goes much deeper. Cadillacs of this era are a true exercise in style. Everything from the flying lady hood ornament, to the gas cap hidden behind a flip-up taillight are designed to make every other driver jealous. Of course, everyone knows the true standout is the brightwork. The huge form-hugging bumpers, intricate trim, deep V badging, factory wheel covers, and everything else is complete on this example. And it's a true exercise in style where the grille seamlessly flows into the wraparound front trim, and then it tapers off down the profile. All these details wouldn't look so great if it were not for body panels that have been treated with respect for over six decades. And that two-tone green just captures this original '50s personality perfectly.
With all this green on the outside, it's only fitting to have the inside such an envious color, too. This kind of full green package inside & out can easily be shared with the world thanks to the pillarless hardtop profile of this coupe. It feels like a time capsule as the two-tone dash still has all the right pieces on display like the AM radio and clock. The heater is a nice working feature for those times you want to get to the car show at dawn. The steering wheel has the classic grippy feeling and enough artful trim to always remind you you're piloting a premium Cadillac. It gives you a clear view of the gauge panel, so this classic is still an easy cruiser. Plus, the trunk is so massive that the original-style full-size spare can sit vertically.
Cadillac's 346 cubic-inch V8 engine was the icon of the industry. General Motors was only beginning the plan to spread V8s to the rest of its family of cars during this era. So, Cadillac still reigned supreme with this big motor that carried nearly fifty percent more displacement than anything that was available at Chevrolet. This kind of history makes it extra special to have the original V8 still under the hood today! More than just the motor, the whole engine bay appears to be highly original. It includes the Cadillac Blue paint still clinging to the block, correct four-barrel carburetor, an original-style air cleaner, and all the major accessories intact. And while this one has a story to tell, it's also ready to hit the road. With the Hydramatic automatic transmission, hypnotic hum of the dual exhaust, and Cadillac's legendary ride quality, this how you want vintage cruising to be.
This is a rolling icon at an obtainable price. So don't miss your chance. Call today!!!