The 1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Coupe DeVille is a rare and highly desirable Milestone car. It shares honors with the '49 Buick Roadmaster Riviera and Oldsmobile 98 Holiday as the first "hardtop convertibles."

The 1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Coupe DeVille, a collectible car
1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Coupe DeVille.
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The 1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Coupe DeVille is lavishly upholstered in leather and vinyl, with bright metal strips on the headliner simulating convertible top bows. The 1950 and later models are collectible too, but only the '49 holds Milestone status. Also, post-1949 Cadillacs were more ornate, especially in front.

Pluses of
the 1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Coupe DeVille:
  • Pioneer hardtop
  • Loads of luxury
  • Rarity and consequent desirability
  • 1949 Series Sixty-Two Coupe DeVille ability
  • Modern ohv V-8
  • Milestone status
Minuses of the 1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Coupe DeVille:
  • Pricey and getting pricier
  • Hard to find now
Production of the 1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Coupe DeVille:
2,150

Specifications of
the 1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Coupe DeVille:
Length, inches: 213.9
Wheelbase, inches: 126.0
Weight, pounds: 4,033
Price, new: $3,497 (U.S.)


Engines
for the 1949 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Coupe DeVille:
TypeSize
Horsepower
Years
ohv V-8331 cid
160
1949

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