The 1948-1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-One Sedanet was the slightly detrimmed (no front splash guard, for instance) parallel line to the Series Sixty-Two. It was originally priced about $200 lower and lacked a convertible. The Sixty-One Sedanet had the same fine styling attributes of its upper class cousin, and it carries Milestone car status.

The 1948 Cadillac Series 61 Sedanet, part of the 1948-1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-One Sedanet line of collectible cars.
1948 Cadillac Series 61 Sedanet.  See more pictures of Cadillac cars.


Pluses of the 1948-1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-One Sedanet:

  • Somewhat rarer than the Sixty-Two Sedanet
  • A bit less costly on today's collector market
  • Lightest and fastest of the 1948-49 Cadillacs
  • Milestone-rated model
Minuses of the 1948-1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-One Sedanet:
  • Slightly less flashy than the Sixty-Two (though some might consider that a plus)
  • Interior very plain for a Cadillac
Production of the 1948 Cadillac Series Sixty-One Sedanet:
3,521

Production of the 1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-One Sedanet:
6,409

Specifications
of the 1948-1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-One Sedanet:
Length, inches: 213.9
Wheelbase, inches: 126.0
Weight, pounds: 3,838-4,068
Price, new: $2,728-$2,788 (U.S.)


Engines
for the 1948-1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-One Sedanet:

TypeSize
Horsepower
Years
sv V-8
346 cid
150
1948
ohv V-8 331 cid1601949

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