For Sale: 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood in Morgantown, Pennsylvania

Vehicle Description

1955 Cadillac Fleetwood Sedan

"Air foam cushions on a modern design
V-8 motor, body Fleetwood line
Keep rollin' jack, makin' time
That cat's purring got eight kitten's cryin'
It's a Cadillac boogie, yes the Cadillac boogie
It's a Cadillac boogie, boogie woogie rolling along"

Hold on tight ladies and gents, there's one cool cad in the house right now and it has shown up as a 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood Sedan. Large would be the buzzword on this 1950's big sedan all Bathed in Black, (is there any other color?), she sports plenty of chrome, some nifty fins and wide whites that keep this huge skate firmly attached to the road. Richly appointed with options, and a cloud like ride, we are off like a prom dress to the country club to bat some little white balls around.

Exterior
Double "D" Dagmars lead the way and have an egg crate style chromed grille behind them and a surrounding chrome trimming above and a bumper below. All this wraps around the front quarters and continues with a very tasteful below the belt line trim with Cadillac badging written in your grandmother's handwriting just above. Through the door it streaks and on the rear door makes a sharp turn upward and forms a faux vent on the rear quarter bump out. A beautiful thin rocker trim runs from stem to stern, and moves gracefully around the fender skirts, eventually to the rear bumper which has crowning fins with tail lights atop. Flow through the bumper exhaust and smaller bumper-ettes protect the spacious trunk lid which is bedecked with a gold V and Fleetwood script in more of grandmother's pen. For the roof, more black and there are plenty of chrome trimmings surrounding the windows, and mind you not a straight line of it to be seen! Body is all bathed in the Black respray, and how apropos for this luxury liner. Wide whites are on all 4 corners, and Caddy caps in shiny polish form are covering the wheels. Plenty of WOW factor here folks.

Interior
A swing of the large doors is much like opening a safe door. Here we can see the attention to detail the designers of the time took to make sure all is really looking great with no expenses spared. Utilizing several surface treatments from gray vinyl to tan vinyl and even some tufted and buttoned square stitched broadcloth then we stitch all this and add a horizontal metal panel with some power toggles for the windows, and pepper it with chrome, and some shiny handles, and we have only described the doors! For the seating we note more tufted and buttoned square paneled broadcloth in tan for the inserts, and darker tan bolsters, all bordered with gray piping. The seats are in overall good shape but do show some water staining in areas and are trimmed with large chrome surrounding tub accenting. The rear seat is as impressive with a central tan broadcloth split panel including a fold down armrest. The original dash is a mixture of the gray leather, tanished taupe paint, and plenty of horizontal ribbing and shiny trimming surrounds and knobs. The two-tone steering wheel fronts this dash and is in excellent condition. Gray carpet floods the floors and shows some soiling in the pedal area, and a wonderful tan headliner is pulled tight to the steel roof at each stitched seam. The factory AM radio is noted, as is a clock in front of the passenger.

Drivetrain
Under the large hood, sits an impressive 331ci V8 which is original to this car and is capable of 250hp. The dark blue painted engine is dressed with black accessories and appears well detailed, with some slight paint chipping and minor patina. A single 4-barrel Carter carb is atop, and on back a 4-speed Hydramatic which pushes power back to a 3.36 rear axle.

Undercarriage
A combination of nice patina and some surface rust is noted throughout the undercarriage. A solid structurally sound X frame is present and rust-free floor pans rockers and toe kicks are seen. Power drum brakes are all around and coil springs for the front, and leaf springs for the back provide the ride.

Drive-Ability
She fired right up and on the test track performed well with good acceleration, capable handling and only a slight pull left during braking. All functions were operational at the time of our drive and we do note that the original Cadillac Identification Card is still tucked in place on the radiator support, great history!!!!

Big, buxom, bodacious and beautiful with an appraisal report available for viewing by potential buyers. The car runs great and looks all the part with no rust, and lots of chrome. The bigger the better and this one is just nearly the best!

VIN DECODE
556070890
55-1955
60-60 Series
70890-Sequential Unit Number

TRIM TAG
STYLE 55 6019x-1955 60 Series Fleetwood Sedan
BODY FW111420-Fleetwood Body #
TRIM 71R-Light Gray Plain Broadcloth & Dark Gray Plain Broadcloth
PAINT 10-Black
ACC E-EZ Eye Glass
H-Heater
Y-Vertical Seat Adjuster

Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 650 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.

Vehicle Details

  • 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood
  • Listing ID: CC-1603959
  • Price: $35,000
  • Location:Morgantown, Pennsylvania
  • Year:1955
  • Make:Cadillac
  • Model:Fleetwood
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Light Gray
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:39369
  • Stock Number:3995
  • VIN:556070890
Listed By:
Classic Auto Mall
6180 Morgantown Rd.
Morgantown, PA 19543

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