Stunning 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham


Publish date: 2016-06-14 22:21:17
1958 CADILLAC ELDORADO BROUGHAM

The Barrett-Jackson Northeast auction is drawing close and this 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham is the first teaser car that will go under the hammer.

*Check out this stunning “Cadillac Chrome Logo and Name on Chrome License Plate*

Released in 1953, the Cadillac Eldorado was a brand new design that change the way luxury cars should look. Cadillac has always one of the top brands of luxury cars that are becoming popular in its time. The name Eldorado is the combination of 2 Spanish words that directly translates to “the gilder one” or “the golden one”, and is also a reference to the legendary city of gold, El Dorado. The Eldorado is the concept car that is used to celebrate the golden anniversary of Cadillac.

The Cadillac Eldorado’s that was built from 1957 to 1960 are known as the 3rd generation of the model that includes convertible and hardtop types that are labelled as the Seville and Brougham versions, respectively. The Cadillac Eldorado Brougham models are known to be the most expensive luxury cars that Cadillac had to offer.

Stunning 1958 CADILLAC ELDORADO BROUGHAM

Ed Glowacke designed the Eldorado Brougham and was built by hand, it had 4 headlights and a wide ribbed lower rear quarter panels.

Between 1957 and 1958, the Eldorado Brougham barely changed on the exterior design and most of the changes are found in the interior. The upper door panels were covered in leather which replaced the bare metal design. The 1958 Eldorado Brougham also had a total of 44 different trim package and 15 available paint finish. A total of 304 1958 Eldorado Broughams were bought, these cars were then the last cars domestically built. The following year, the production was transferred to Pininfarina in Turin, Italy.

1958 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham auction

This particular 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham will hit the auction block in the upcoming Barrett-Jackson Northeast auction this July 23 to 25. It has a black paint finish and the interior is covered with black and white leather. A 364 cid V8 engine sleeps under the hood that is connected to a 3-speed automatic transmission.

It was purchased in 2006 in an unrestored condition from its previous owner in Arizona. It then went into a restoration project that took three years, a collector then bought it and completed the restoration.

To restore the car, it was complete taken apart from the body to the interior. The engine and transmission also needed to be completely rebuilt, and the remaining mechanical parts also had some repairs done.

1958 CADILLAC ELDORADO BROUGHAM

The finishing touches include a triple chrome plating, polished stainless-steel, brand new tires, seals, headliner, Mouton carpet, and a had crafted leather interior.

*Check out this stunning “Cadillac Chrome Logo and Name on Chrome License Plate*

This is just one of the amazing cars that will be featured in the upcoming Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auctions.

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