Friday, September 7, 2018

Poor Little Fool: 1981 Cadillac Eldorado

Sometimes you see a custom car and think "I'm not sure what I'm supposed to make of this..." and other times you think "I'm not even sure what this was made from...".  This next car fits slightly into the latter category with a small dose of the former, because the seller lists it as a Cadillac Deville, but it looks like an Eldorado to me or maybe an Oldsmobile Toronado.  Whatever the original source, this thing does appear well loved, very customized, but oddly named.  Find this 1981 Cadillac DeVille offered for $12,000 in Marion, IN via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!

From the seller:
1981 cadillac deville 
condition: like new 
cylinders: 8 cylinders 
drive: fwd 
fuel: gas 
odometer: 52000 
paint color: white 
size: full-size 
title status: clean 
transmission: automatic 
type: coupe 

Selling for Elderly gentleman, one of his prize possessions, a Custom Cadillac. Besides being one of only 100 made this is a Customized version in Mint Condition, with only 62,000 miles. Paint is as if painted recently. Interior is all Custom and in new condition with Bucket seats. Car has all the luxury features of a Caddy; Automatic, V/8, power steering & brakes, air, cruise, AM/FM/Tape & rear DVD. All five tires are like new. Engine was recently rebuilt. Car is road ready and was driven 5 yrs ago on a Route 66 Hot Rod Power Tour to California & back with no issues. This car can be taken to most car shows and will win; Best of Show, Best Paint, Best Interior and Best Custom. Wife is selling rather than having car sit in heated garage and not being driven.

See a better way to start your custom Caddy collection?


  1. The car above is a custom of this car:
    Pierre Cardin Cadillac Eldorado on DT last year

    Once you see that, you realize how "un-custom" the white one actually is. It's basically just got custom paint, upholstery, and a tacky billet steering wheel.

  2. Ah... the rare (and highly uncollectible) Cadillac D'Evil.

    Spell check musta autocorrected.

    Make no mistake. This car is D'Evil.

    -Stan (who has never been particular to Caddies... but totally shuns the satanic models)

  3. "I don't know how to Text,"
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  4. A fwd v8? Is that a custom thing too?


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