1938 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 Touring Sedan 3 Speed Manual 346ci V8
For sale at the St. Louis Car Museum is a gorgeous 1938 Cadillac Series 7523 Fleetwood Touring Sedan featuring a fantastic restoration done to exacting standards in 2004! This classic rides on Cadillac’s longest 141″ chassis and is powered by its all original 346ci V8 drivetrain! Original cost in 1938 was a massive $3,419 and this original example represents one of only 380 ever produced! A beautiful 7-passenger Fleetwood Touring Sedan that would compliment any pre-war collection!
History Of Cadillacs 7523 Fleetwood Touring Sedan:
Cadillac continued to be a leader in the luxury car manufacturing business throughout the 1930’s, with high quality offerings in numerous body styles and chassis lengths. It became a quality choice for many limousine services, funeral parlors for hearses, and ambulance businesses as the premier automobile for reliable daily use. Unfortunately, the post-Depression era was a hard hit for many American luxury automakers. Peerless closed its doors in 1931, Marmon in 1933, Franklin in 1934, Stutz in 1935, with even the mighty Duesenberg by 1937. Difficulty selling high end luxury cars in the 1930’s was obvious, and the onset of yet another recession in 1938 didn’t help. Even Cadillac suffered the lowest production totals since 1929 this year, making the 1938 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 Series a rare car to find these days. The Fleetwood 75 Touring Sedan offered here represents one of just 380 produced, and according to the Cadillac/LaSalle Club Registry, one of only 9 recognized today. It will forever remain highly sought after amongst Cadillac enthusiasts and collectors alike!
About Our Available 1938 Cadillac 7523 Fleetwood Touring Sedan:
We are very excited to bring this beautifully restored 1938 Cadillac Series 7523 Fleetwood Touring Sedan to market for the first time since 1986. This is a fantastic example finished in classic Black exterior with a Gray ribbed pattern cloth interior by LeBaron Bonney, it is accented nicely with its original natural burled walnut window moldings.
Under the hood remains the number’s matching 346ci V8 engine mated to a 3-speed column-shifted manual transmission. Its large Fleetwood doors open to a spacious interior offering 7-passenger seating with two fold out jump seats.
Amenities include 6-wheel appointments with dual spares under side-mounted covers, full wheel discs, BF Goodrich Silvertown wide whitewall 4-ply tires measuring 7.50×16, Trippe Safety Light, heat/defrost, full dash instrumentation, dash clock, rear seat grab handles & assist ropes, footrest, and rear bench armrest. Along with an optional Master AM radio factory appointed when ordered new.
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Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States