Cadillac Fleetwood History 1992

Cadillac Fleetwood Models & History 1992


    • For 1992 Fleetwood models received traction control as standard equipment while deVille models offered this function as an option.
    • The new exterior and interior colors available listed for deVille were also part of the changes for the 1992 Fleetwood.
    • Returning to power the Fleetwood coupe and sedan offered was the 4.9-liter V-8 paired with the 4T60-E electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive
    • New standard fea�tures included the brake-only traction control system; 100,000-mile replacement interval, platinum-trpped spark plugs; and driver’s side electrochromic outside rear view mir�ror.
    • A new option was the Delco-Bose Gold Series CD sound system.
    • Fleetwood models also received upgrades to the exhaust system and throttle body design, as mentioned in the DeVille listing.
    • The Fieetwood’s power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering system was refined, with its power steering pump, gear assembly, and tie-rod ends being upgraded.
    • Suspension modifications were also carried out to the Fleetwood’s struts, rear stabilizer bar, rear springs, and toe links to improve durability.
    • The Fleetwood’s heating/air conditioning system featured a new compressor and temperature valve motor mounted on the A/C control module.
    • The Sixty Spe�cial’s new features mirrored those of the Fleetwood coupe and sedan with the exception of two new interior leather colors: Light Gray and Black.
    • The new standard brake-only traction control system used the same integral front bearing wheel-speed sensors as the Teves anti-lock braking system.
    • The traction control system applied pulses of brake pressure to a drive wheel if it began to spin.
    • This system was fully functional up to 24 mph, with the traction control operation gradually phased out between 24 and 30 mph.

The 1992 Cadillac had a 17-symbol vehicle identification number (VIN) stamped on a metal tag attached to the upper left surface of the cowl visible through the windshield. The digits of the code were as follows:

  • First digit = “1” = manufacturing country (United States)
  • Second = “G� = General Motors
  • Third = “6” = Cadillac
  • Fourth & fifth = car line/series
    • C/B=Fleetwood
    • C/G=Fleetwood Sixty Special
  • Sixth = the body style:
    • 1 = two-door coupe/sedan
    • 5 = four-door sedan
  • Seventh = the restraint code:
    • 1 = active (manual) belts
    • 2 = active (manual) belts w/dual airbags
    • 3 = active (manual) belts w/driver�s side airbag
    • 4 = passive (automatic) belts
    • 5 = passive (automatic) belts w/driver’s side airbag
  • Eighth = the engine: �B� = L26 4.9L V-8
  • Ninth-check digit
  • 10th = model year, “N” for 1992
  • 11th = the assembly plant
  • The remaining six digits identify the production sequence number
Model Series Body/Style Body Type Factory Price Shipping Weight Prod. Total
Fleetwood CB1 B47 2dr. Coupe $36360 3566 lb 8,423 (Cadillac tallied deVille and Fleetwood production together with no series breakdown available)
Fleetwood CB5 B69 4-dr. Sedan $36360 3642 lb 133,808 (deVille/Fleetwood sedan production combined)
Fleetwood Sixty Special CG5 G69 4-dr. Sedan $39860 3653 lb


  • 90-degree, overhead valve V-8
  • Aluminum block with cast iron cylinder liners. cast iron cylinder heads
  • Displacement: 300 cu . in. (4.9 liters)
  • Bore & Stroke: 3.62 x 3.62 in.
  • Compression ratio: 9.5:1
  • Brake horsepower: 200 @ 4100 rpm.
  • Torque: 275 lb.-ft. @ 3000 rpm.
  • Roller hydraulic valve lifters
  • Sequential port fuel injection.


Feature Coupe Sedan Sixty Special
Wheelbase 110.8 in. 113.8 in. 113.8 in.
Overall Length 205.1 in. 208.0 in. 208.0 in.
Height 54.4 in. 55.0 in. 55.0 in.
Width 73.4 in. 73.4 in. 73.4 in.
Front Tread 60.2 in. 60.2 in. 60.2 in.
Rear Tread 59.9 in. 59.9 in. 59.9 in.
Standard Tires Michelin P205/70R15 P205/70R15 P205/70R15


Transmission 4T60-E electronically controlled four-speed automatic with overdrive (includes viscous converter clutch)
Steering Power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Front suspension Independent Macpherson strut with coil springs, strut-type shock absorbers — Computer Command Ride and stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension fully independent with coil springs. automatic level control and Computer Command Ride
Brakes Power assisted front disc/rear drum w/Teves anti-lock braking system
Body Construction Integral body-frame
Fuel Tank 18.0 gals.


  • Security Pkg. $295
  • Cold Weather Pkg. $369
  • Custom Seating Pkg. $425
  • Astroroof $1,550
  • Gold Ornamentation Pkg. $395
  • Leather Seating $570
  • Firemist Paint $190
  • Delco-Bose Sound Syst. $575
  • Delco-Bose Sound Syst. w/CD $872
  • Full Vinyl Root (N/A cpe) $925.


  • Cadillac’s model year production totaled 233,027 compared with 220,284 the year previous.
  • Based on sales ot 214,176 automobiles in 1992 (vs. 213,288 the year before), Cadillac’s share of the U.S. market remained at 2.61 percent.
  • A 1993 Allante convertible was selected as the pace car for the 1992 Indianapolis 500.