This personal luxury coupe was an interesting choice for the discerning Cadillac connoisseur in 1988.
Equipped with the 155hp 4.5l V8 instead of the 165hp LN3 3.8l V6 available in it’s platform mates, the Oldsmobile Tornado and Buick Riviera. Cadillac’s penchant for “high tech” proprietary power plants in the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s instead of the venerable 3800 V6 would continue to haunt them until they stopped designing their own engines altogether.
Notable for also being shortest Eldorado at 191.2″ in length which would make it 0.5″ shorter than a current 2017 Ford Fusion.
This particular car was purchased by the local bank in Clovis, NM and managed to accumulate 58,000 miles. This car sold at auction for $4700.
The formula for creating an art car is pretty straightforward: take a vehicle of any year, make, model, or style and modify it to express your own creativity and artistic ability. The result is that anything you can dream up and build is considered art.
For example, this car began its life as a Cadillac Eldorado hearse. It was then transformed into the Pirate Surf Mobile by art car builder Richard Fletcher. From the double front axle to the two-tone blue and gold paint, this 28-foot long vehicle really stands out from the crowd. Continue reading →