Cadillac Sixty Special Models & History 1993

  • No longer using the Fleetwood name. the Sixty Special�s refinements were in line with those of the DeVille series.
  • Already employing speed sensitive suspension and traction control as standard fare, the Sixty Special added speed sensitive steering to the list.
  • Front end styling was revised with a �bolder� appearing grille.
  • Inside front seating was a 45/55 design for the driver and two front passengers.
  • The new styled seats featured French stitching and included front dual comfort, six-way power seat adjusters, manual recliners, adjustable headrest, and seatback pockets.
  • An Ultra Seating Package was optional, and included a split frame design that allowed for adjustment of the lower seat cushion independently of the seatback.
  • A trunk convenience net was a new standard item on the Sixty Special. The net mounted transversely across the trunk conpartment to secure items from rolling or sliding.
  • Pass-Key II anti-theft system was also a standard feature.



The 1993 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 = SixtySpecial
  • Sixth = the body style: 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, “P” for 1993
  • 11th = the assembly plant
  • The remaining six digits identify the production sequence number
Series Body/Style Body Type Factory Price Shipping Weight Prod. Total
CB5 B69 4-dr. Sedan $37230 3649 lb 125,963 (Both the deVille and Sixty Special totals are included in this figure)


Feature Sixty Special
Type 90-degree, overhead valve V-8
Block Aluminum block with cast iron cylinder liners
Heads 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
Lifters Roller hydraulic valve lifters
Fuel Injection Sequential port fuel injection


Wheelbase 113.7 in.
Overall Length 206.3 in.
Height 55.1 in.
Width 73.4 in.
Front Tread 60.1 in.
Rear Tread 60.0 in.
Standard Tires P205/70R15


Transmission AT60E electronically controlled four-speed automatic with overdrive (includes viscous converter clutch)
Steering Power-assisted rack-and-pinion. speed sensitive
Front Suspension independent MacPherson strut with coil springs, strut-type shock absorbers
Rear Suspension Fully independent with coil springs, automatic level control and speed sensitive suspension
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
  • Ultra Seating Pkg. $3,200
  • Astroroof $1550
  • Gold Ornamentation Pkg. $395
  • Leather Seating $570
  • Firemist Paint $190
  • Delco-Bose Sound Syst. $575
  • Delco-Bose Sound Syst. w/CD $872
  • Chrome wheels $1,195.


  • Cadillac’s model year production totaled 225,830 compared with 233,027 the year previous.
  • Based on sales of 204,159 automobiles in 1993 (vs. 214,176 the year before), Cadillac�s share of the U.S. market was 2.40 percent compared with 2.61 the year previous.