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1976 cadillac eldorado convertible Bicentennial Model

Make: Cadillac
Model: Eldorado
Type: Convertible
Trim: Bicentennial Model
Year: 1976
Mileage: 1959
Color: White
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: Automatic
Interior color: White
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Brooklyn, New York, United States

1976 Cadillac Eldorado Bicentennial Model Additional Info:

Cadillac Eldorado
Vin # 6L64S6Q263451
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: Museum Quality Bicentennial 1976 Cadillac Eldorado one of only 200 for sale today!
Cadillac made only 200 of the 1976 Cadillac Bicentennial Eldorado convertible’s this is one of the most collectible cars of its generation. The summer of 1976 top down and cruising playing the radio loud. Song’s of The Knacks “My Sharona” Donna Summers “Bad Girls” and Chic’s “Le Freak” filled the air. The Vietnam war was over and it was time to play. Our Car that we are putting up for sale is a Museum Quality gem that has all of the original parts including the tires. IT has always been kept in a Garage free of all the elements.
During 1976, a total of 14,000 Cadillac Eldorado convertibles were manufactured, and those were to be the last American factory-built convertibles.
The final 200 were slated to become special bicentennial editions. They were identical with white convertible tops to match the white bodies enhanced with dual pinstripes of red and blue. The last car was retained by General Motors for museum display purposes while the other 199 were shipped, one to each of the Cadillac dealers with the best sales records.
Everything is original including the tires, the only thing that is not is the oil that has been changed regularly. Do not miss a once in a lifetime opportunity on a museum quality iconic Ride that the top car investors already own including Jay Leno and The Saudi Family. This car will only go up in value, it is a great investment and is a great moment in our history.
This car is available to view and ready to sell starts up like it is new and is in amazing condition please see photos and video.
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We are selling this priceless car for an opening bid of $50,000 add it to your collection or have it as the start of a collection. Bid on this car today!
First of all, locate the Body Plate, which is mounted under the hood on the cowl near the passenger's side hood hinge. It will indicate a series of six numbers at the end of the second line. (The second line ends with BDY.) The six numbers will be between 013801 and 013999. If they are, you've likely identified a genuine car. Also check the third line down. It begins with TR and must have the numbers S072 immediately following. That indicates a special interior trim code.
The replica car interiors differ from other production models with the use of Dark Firethorn Seaming Laces. Also known as piping, it is used where two pieces of leather hide are attached, typically along the edges of seats and where a pattern ends and joins a part of the seat without a pattern. Normally, this piping would be white in color, to match the seats. Of course, a trim shop could duplicate this design, but it would be costly for them to do so.
The exterior accent striping on the replica cars uses two colors, instead of the typical single color striping. Details of the accent striping are listed below.
Image: 1976 Cadillac Eldorado Bicentennial Convertible accent stripes
Only the 200 convertibles equipped with the Last Convertible Replica Decor Package have the distinctive two color accent stripes, as shown here. What's confusing is the stripes are in the same location, and of the same configuration as the accent stripes found on every 1976 Eldorado, except on other Eldorados, the stripes would all be the same color. The dual red stripes are located on the forward/lower edge of the hood, and continue back to near the rear edge of the doors, where they come to a point and end.
The dual blue stripes are mounted further back on the hood or above the red stripes, and end near the rear edge of the hood, where they also come to a point. The blue stripes are the extent of the red, white, and blue bicentennial theme, as there's nothing else on the car that's blue as part of the trim package.
It's difficult to tell in the photo above, but the outer stripe of the dual stripes is slightly thicker than the two inner stripes, which are thinner. Looking at the stripes from the front of the car, from the front to the back of the hood, they are thick - thin - thin - thick.
Image: 1976 Cadillac Eldorado Bicentennial Convertible accent striipe detail
Note in photo at right, the two thinner stripes are facing each other, with the thicker stripes on the outside edges. This photo was taken standing near the passenger fender and shooting forward across the hood at an angle, toward the front of the car.
Image: 1976 Cadillac Eldorado Bicentennial Convertible interior
The interior of the 200 last replica convertibles is a stock White Sierra Grain Leather interior, with Dark Firethorn carpeting, instrument panel, steering column, and steering wheel, and seat belts. The difference is the piping on the seats, which Cadillac referred to as "seaming laces" is Firethorn also, instead of White to match the seats.
Additionally, the last 200 replica cars included a plaque mounted on the instrument panel in front of the passenger seat. The plaque was designed to be installed in the holes normally used for the Cadillac wreath and crest and Eldorado script. It stated, "This 1976 Fleetwood Eldorado is one of the last 200 identical U.S. production convertibles".
Image: 1976 Cadillac Eldorado Bicentennial Convertible dash plaque
The instrument panel plaque (shown above) was not attached to the car when it left the factory. All cars left the factory without the production Cadillac wreath and crest emblem and Eldorado script on the woodgrain panel in front of the passenger. Any dealership taking delivery of a replica convertible received a letter in the mail that included the plaque, and a post card that was to be filled out with the customer's information and returned to Cadillac. The letter advised that the special plaque was to be "snapped into the right side of the instrument panel in the holes provided for the wreath and crest and the Eldorado script. Barrel nuts are affixed to the studs of the plaque for retention. (Be sure to use the proper holes). For added security, you may wish to use an epoxy type adhesive on the back of the plaque to ensure its retention as a deterrent to petty thievery. There are no replacement parts for this commemorative plaque." (Underlined words per original document; not intended to be a link.)
Returning the completed post card to Cadillac would generate a parchment scroll which would be sent to the dealer, to be presented to the customer authenticating the car as one of the 200 replicas of the last convertible. (Actually, it would be one of the 199 replicas, as the last car wasn't a replica, it was the real thing!)
Shortly after production ended, prices for 1976 Eldorado Convertibles jumped two to three times the manufacturer's suggested retail price. However, because so many 1976 convertibles were built, and because so many of them were placed in storage for their investment potential, clean, low mileage, original cars were plentiful. Before long, prices came down to more reasonable levels, and as a result many nice examples are still available today.
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