Cadillac Deville History 1960

Cadillac Deville Models & History 1960

Models in the DeVille sub-series were trimmed much like 6200s, but there was no bar medallion on the front fenders and special script nameplates appeared on the rear fenders. Standard equipment included all base model features plus power windows and Two-Way power seat. Interiors were done in Chadwick cloth or optional Cambray cloth and leather combinations.


Model Number Style Number Body Type Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
60-63 6329L 4-door 6-window Sedan 6 5498 4835 22,579
60-63B 6339B 4-door 4-window Sedan 6 5498 4815 9,225
60-63J 6337J 2-door Hardtop Coupe 6 5252 4705 21,585

NOTE: All DeVille sedans were pillarless hardtop sedans.


Type V-8 Overhead valves.
Block Cast iron block
Displacement 390 cubic inches
Bore and stroke 4.00 x 3.875 inches
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Brake horsepower 325 at 4800 rpm
Bearings Five main bearings
Valve Lifters Hydraulic valve lifters
Carburetors Carter two-barrel Model 2814S


Wheelbase 130″
Overall Length 225″
Tires 8.00 x 15
Dual exhausts standard
Rear axle ratios 2.94:1 standard; 3.21:1 optional or mandatory with air conditioning


The 345 horsepower Eldorado V-8 with three two-barrel carburetors was $134.40 extra installed in any other Cadillac model.


Air suspension $215
Autronic Eye $46
Cruise Control $97
Door guards on two-door $4
Door guards on four-door $7
Electric door locks on two-door $46
Electric door locks on four-door $70
E-Z-Eye glass $52
Fog lamps $43
License plate frame $6
Six-Way power seat $85-113 depending on style number
Power window regulators $118
Power vent windows $73
Radio with rear speaker $165
Radio with rear speaker and remote control $247
Remote control trunk lock $59
White sidewall tires, size 8.20 x 15 four-ply $57 exchange
White sidewall tires size 8.20 x 15 six-ply $64
Anti-freeze -20° F. $8
Anti-freeze -40° F. $9
Accessory Group “A” included whitewalls, heater, radio and E-Z-Eye glass for $402 extra and air suspension, cruise control and Eldorado engine at regular prices
Accessory Group “B” included air conditioner
Whitewalls, heater, radio and E-Z-Eye glass at $876 extra and Six-Way power seat, power vent windows and power windows at regular prices
Gas and oil delivery charge was $7 and district warehousing and handling charges averaged $15


  • Car Life magazine selected the 1960 Cadillac as its “Best buy in the luxury field.”
  • This was the last year for air suspension and for wraparound windshields, except on the Series 75 Fleetwood models.
  • According to contemporary road tests gas economy ratings for 1960 Cadillacs were approximately 14 miles per gallon at a steady 60 miles per hour.

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