A Classic Jewel Under The Dust: 1959 Cadillac Coupe Deville

barn find 1959 Cadillac Coupe Deville

The 1959 Cadillac Coupe Deville is another classic American icon that can easily be identified by its large tailfins. This dust covered Deville is actually pretty solid, it has been stored for 26 years in Arizona. It is currently being listed for sale on eBay from San tan Valley, Arizona. According to the seller, it is an original Deville with 90,000 original miles. It seems that it was well preserved during its 26 years of imprisonment. The drivetrain is still working but will need a complete check-up. The bid is currently over $19,000 as of writing and with a few days left before the bidding ends, how much do you think will this classic icon be sold?

1959 Cadillac Coupe Deville engine

It is powered by a 390 ci V8 engine that is matched to an automatic transmission. It is still running but a tune up is highly recommended. After some maintenance, this would be a great driver. Both the engine bay and exterior is covered in dust but after a quick air blow, a solid car will be revealed.

1959 Cadillac Coupe Deville interior

The interior has less dust and looks a lot better. It features a charming Sea Foam green and dark green upholstery. This classic survivor has a lot of potentials to be a classic cruiser. The front bench seat was covered in plastic since it came out of the showroom which is why it looks good even after daily use.

1959 Cadillac Coupe Deville doors

Even after being stored for 26 years, the door panels look great with no visible wear or fading. According to the seller, the driver side door panel has a bit of wear but seems to be minor. The seller also added that this Deville will need a new dash pad. Overall, the interior looks great and has endured through time. With a few touches, the interior will look perfect. The originality is incredible and is certainly a great example of a classic American icon.

green 59 Cadillac Coupe Deville

The seller also noted that under the dust is a completely rust free Deville. A true classic car fan would surely be excited seeing such a great barn find. You can clearly see that it has no major damage and the body looks extremely solid. There are no dents or scratches. All of the chrome are intact and still have a good shine even though they are covered in dust. The next owner of this 1959 Cadillac Coupe Deville is certainly lucky to win a very original classic ride.

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