Fleetwood models had all standard features of DeVilles, except limousine had no front center arm rest. Extra regular equipment included Automatic Level Control. The Brougham included adjustable reading lamps and a Dual Comfort front seat. External identification was provided with bright metal body underscores, Fleetwood emblems and lettering and padded Brougham roof. The wheelbase for Sixty-Specials was again 3-1/2 inches longer than on other models. Interior appointments were enriched and new, Eldorado-look, front and rear styling was seen.
NOTE: On January 1, 1969, head rests (restraints) became mandatory on all U. S. and Canadian cars. Cadillac prices were increased $18 to reflect the cost of the head rests. Dealer preparation charges were $115 on Fleetwood Sixty-Special and Brougham. These charges are included in retail prices listed above.
FLEETWOOD SEVENTY-FIVE SUB-SERIES 697/698
Stretched bodies and trim; Fleetwood emblems and embellishments; doors cut into a formal, high headroom roof and generally higher appointment and trim levels continued to mark Cadillac’s most luxurious line. All DeVille equipment plus Automatic Level Control; Automatic Climate Control; rear window defogger; four rear ash trays and 8.20 x 15 four ply blackwall tires were standard.
NOTE: On January 1, 1969, head rests (restraints) became mandatory on all U. S. and Canadian cars. Cadillac prices were increased $18 to reflect the cost of the head rests. Dealer preparation charges were $150 on Fleetwood Seventy-Fives. These charges are included in retail prices listed above.
CADILLAC V-8 ENGINE
V-8 Overhead valves
Cast iron block
Displacement: 472 cubic inches
Bore and stroke: 4.30 x 4.06 inches
Compression ratio: 10.5:1
Brake horsepower: 375 at 4400 rpm
Five main bearings
Hydraulic valve lifters
Carburetor: Rochester four-barrel Quadrajet, model 7028230.
8.20 x 15 four-ply blackwall
9.00 x 15-PR blackwalls
POWER TRAIN OPTIONS
All cars used the 472 cubic inch, 375 horsepower V-8 with no other powerplants available.
Turbo-Hydramatic transmission was standard equipment throughout the line.
Controlled differential was $52.65 extra on all models except Eldorado.
Standard axle ratios: (Seventy-Five) 3.21:1; (Eldorado) 3.07:1; (all other models) 2.94:1.
Automatic Climate Control option ($516).
Firemist paint ($132).
Cruise Control ($95).
Rear window defogger, models M-P ($26).
Door guards, models M-P-R-S ($8).
Dual comfort seat, standard in Brougham, optional model M ($105).
Twin front and rear floor mats ($17).
Twin front floow mats, models R-S ($10).
Soft Ray tinted glass ($53).
Guide-Matic headlamp control ($51).
Head restraints ($18)
Note: Head restraints mandatory after January 1, 1969.
Leather upholstery, models M-P ($138)
License frame, single ($6); dual ($13).
Power door locks, includes electric seat back release, models M-P ($68); models R-S ($116).
AM radio ($162).
AM/FM radio ($188).
AM/FM stereo radio, except models R-S ($288).
AM rear-control radio, models R-S ($242).
Six-way power seat adjuster, front seat, front seat, models M-R, with bench seat only ($90); models M-P, for righthand Dual Comfort seat, Code Y accessories required, ($116).
Front seat warmer, available all models, except rear seat only in models R-S, ($95).