The 2016 Cadillac Eldorado is manufactured by the Cadillac division of General Motors from 1953 to 2002 more than ten generations and markets personal luxury car. For 2016 Cadillac Eldorado competitors included the Buick Riviera, Lincoln Mark Series and Chrysler Imperial Crown Coupe.
The 2016 Cadillac Eldorado was at or near the top of the Cadillac line during the years of the early models. Original Eldorado Brougham, Eldorado 1953 convertible models and the 1957-1960 models were much costly Cadillac available the years, and the Cadillac Eldorado was never less than second rate after the Cadillac Series 75-1966 Eldorado bore the name Fleetwood 1965-1972.
The 2016 Cadillac Eldorado plate is a contraction of two Spanish words, as “the golden” translate and also refers to El Dorado, the legendary South America “Lost City of Gold”, which fascinated the Spanish explorers. The name 2016 Cadillac Eldorado of Mary-Ann Marini (born Zukosky) secretary was in an internal competition for a concept vehicle in 1952 celebrates golden jubilee of the company elected proposed in the merchandising department of Cadillac and later for a adopted limited edition convertible for the 1953 model.
Palm Springs Life magazine wrongly attributes the name of the Eldorado Country Club in Indian Wells, California, a favorite vacation spot of General Motors executives in the Coachella Valley. When the hotel opened in 1957, five years after the naming contest Cadillac. Cadillac began using nicknames of Eldorado Seville “and” 2016 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz “to switch between the hardtop and convertible models (respectively), while the two were distinguished offered from 1956 to 1960 inclusive. The name” Sevilla “was dropped when the hardtop was initially stopped (1961), but the name of Biarritz on through 1964. From 1965 Eldorado of “Fleetwood Eldorado”. “Biarritz” was revealed as a level trim package for Eldorado until 1977.
The Cadillac Series 62 Eldorado joined the Oldsmobile 98 Fiesta Skylark and Buick Roadmaster as high-end, limited specialized production of General Motors in 1953 introduced in order to promote its convertible design leadership. A small special change current issue, there was the production version of the “Golden Anniversary” Concept Car 1952 El Dorado. With borrowing ball GM Le Sabre show car in 1951, it presents a complete range of luxury accessories and led the wraparound windshield and a waist Lean manufacturing standard in Cadillac.
The front glass expansive and striking jump in the arch at the bottom of the side windows were particularly loved by General Motors styling chief Harley Earl, and then largely copied from the other brands. Available in four unique colors. Condoms were both in black or white Orlon available. A/C was an option, as well as the wheels. The car had no special badging other than “Eldorado” nameplate gold color in the center of the dashboard. A rigid cover, flush with the rear deck, hidden hood in the open version of the car.
Although technically a sub-collection of the Cadillac Series 62 Based on the regular series 62 convertible shares its engine, it was almost twice as much in 7750. The US $220.8 inches (5610 mm) long, 80, 1 inches wide vehicle came with standard features such as the washing machine, a signal studied Radio, power windows and heating. The Eldorado represented only 0.5% of Cadillac sales in the year 1953.