1986 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham
History: Originally used for a single horse drawn enclosed carriage
for 2-4 people, the "Brougham" owes its name to British statesman,
Henry Brougham. Cadillac first used the name in 1916 to designate
an enclosed 5-7 passenger sedan body style. The Fleetwood body
design was named for the chassis factory which was located in
beautiful downtown Fleetwood, Pennsylvania.
This 1 owner since new, AACA Certified senior car, all original
right out of the square and rectangle design era. All is presenting
in excellent condition, this car is the definition of De' Elegance
and is associated frequently with the well-heeled, is now a true
classic and gracing our hallowed halls here at Classic Auto Mall.
We give you a 1986 Fleetwood Brougham from the Cadillac Division of
Bathed in factory original light blue, sporting long and straight
rust-free steel, well minded gaps and a padded blue vinyl top we
could just say flossy, flossy. From the crested hood and chrome
grille below, and the dual square headlights, and shiny bumper
below we are rolling in first class. Nice window trimmings, and a
stainless rocker covering and straight as arrows side trimmings and
wheel surrounds that frame chromed spoke wire wheel covers, we see
as my mother would say "The rich get richer" and this car is
exemplary of this quote. On the back cathedral style vertical
taillights are framed in large shiny bezels and mate with a lower
bumper which is also pristine. A 4 door saloon I now have car
A swing of any of the massive padded blue vinyl and wood paneled
veneer doors, and the conveniences just on the door will take a
rocket scientist a few days to learn. Within the wood and vinyl
armrest are controls for the windows, mirrors, seats and side view
mirrors. All is clean and well, blue with these panels, pulls, and
actuators. Inside have a sit on any one of the tufted overstuffed
dark blue leather encased couches. These are wonderfully preserved,
and any signs of aging shows a graceful process. These seats float
in a sea of dark blue carpeting which is fairly clean. Above in
front is a forest of veneer for the dash front, with more controls,
knobs and buttons. In their center are digital readout
AM/FM/cassette radio and push button digital readout climate
controls. For the passenger more deep wood for the glove box door
and surrounds. Nice padded blue crack free vinyl is on top, and a
band of warning lights stretches across the top directly against
the windscreen. The headliner is looking blue and like new, in
fuzzy broadcloth above all this rich leather...breathe it in!
Under the hood not unlike the rest of the car is a well preserved
very clean rust and corrosion free engine in 5.0 liter V8
configuration. A single 4-barrel feeds it, and on the back a 200R4
4-speed automatic transmission whisks you down the highway. A
10-bolt 2.73 get axle provides fuel economy, as if you care.
Ahhhhh yup! as expected slight road dirt, otherwise showroom
condition save for the exhaust piping just prior to the mufflers
which sports a hole. Everywhere else including the independent coil
springs and 4 link with coil springs on back suspension is
beautifully preserved and working like a charm. Power disc brakes
are in front, and power drums for the rear. You can now oooooh and
ahhhhh at the underside structure.
Slipping inside I began to wonder what the less fortunate folks
were doing, but then turned my attention to the key which fired up
the engine, which took me to the test track which put a smile on my
pampered tush. All worked fabulously, and nary even a peep from the
suspension or engine during my enjoyable high end ride.
We have a winner! All original 1 owner car which has led a pampered
life, and it shows it. It does not look a day over 35 years
69-4 Door Sedan
Y-305ci V8 4bbl
9-Detroit, MI Assy Plant
738621-Sequential Unit Number
Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special
interest automobile showroom, featuring over 600 vehicles for sale
with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle
barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown,
Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia
on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is
www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914.
Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the
vehicle in person.