Cadillac Deville History 1964

Cadillac Deville Models & History 1964

SERIES 62 – DEVILLE 6300 SUB-SERIES

Styling changes for new DeVilles followed the Series 62 pattern. Equipment features were about the same as the year before. Performance gains from the new engine showed best in the lower range, at 20 to 50 mile per hour traffic driving speeds. A new technical feature was Turbo HydraMatic transmission, also used in Eldorado convertibles and Sixty-Special Sedans A DeVille script, above the lower belt molding at the rear, was continued as an identifier.

I. D. NUMBERS

Motor serial numbers were located on the left side of the engine block and lefthand frame side bar.
The first two symbols, “64” identified the model year.
The third symbol, a letter, designated body type.
The last six numerical symbols indicated unit production sequence.
The short-deck Park Avenue sedan, formerly coded with a “D,” was discontinued.

ENGINE

Type V-8
Valves Overhead valves
Block Cast iron block
Displacement 429 cubic inches
Bore and stroke 4.13 x 4.00 inches
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Horsepower 340 @ 4600 rpm
Bearings Five main bearings
Valve Lifters Hydraulic valve lifters
Carburetion Carter AFB four-barrel model 3655S.

STYLE

Model Number Style Number Body Type Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
64-63L 6329 4-door 6-window Sedan 6 5655 4600 14,627
64-63B 63398 4-door 4-window Sedan 6 5655 4575 39,674
64-63J 6357J 2-door Hardtop Coupe 6 5408 4495 38,195
64-63F 6267F 2-door Convertible 6 5612 4545 17,900

NOTE:

  • Style Number 6357J was the Coupe DeVille.
  • All Sedan DeVilles were pillarless four-door hardtops.
  • The Convertible DeVille was coded similar to 6200 models but was considered a 6300.

CHASSIS

Wheelbase 129.5″
Overall length 223.5″
Tires 8.00 x 15
Rear axle ratio 2.94:1.

POWERTRAIN OPTIONS

None available.

CONVENIENCE OPTIONS

Options and accessories available this year were about the same as 1963 at the same prices.