Password is big boy- 1976 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham

The definition of the word presence is personal appearance or bearing, especially of a dignified nature. If it is possible for a car to have presence, this one most certainly has it.  Just feast your eyes on this behemoth!  Back in 1976, Cadillac’s lineup of cars were not developed with the goal of setting the record lap times at the Nurburgring.  Find this handsome Commodore Blue 1976 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham for sale in Denville, NJ for $8500.

There are no two ways about it, this Fleetwood Brougham is a massive car.   It’s 233″ length was the longest production GM car ever made.  It was also the last year you could get the Cadillac specific 500ci V8 engine.  Before you get too excited about those cubic inches, the 0-60 time was reported to be 12.9 seconds. 

This Brougham was outfitted with the blue Minoa ribbed velour interior.  For those unfamiliar with velour fabric, it was said to be a lower price knock off of velvet.  The tufted seats complete the bordello style environment.

The ribbon style speedo is a relic not found on modern cars.  Despite having 488 lbs of torque, the Brougham could only reach a top speed of 114mph (roughly when the speedo indicator reached 3:00 on the clock dial). 

The seller has owned many Cadillac’s over years and reports the condition to be a very nice driver.  Upon close inspection, the original paint is showing wear.  The car was originally from North Carolina so it does not have typical rust issues found on a northern car.  The air conditioning was converted over to modern R-134 and a host of other front end maintenance performed.

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