Fleetwood Cadillac Models & History  1961

limousine and big sedan for 1961 sported the all-new styling motifs. Standard equipment was the same used on 6300 models including power seats and windows.


  • Motor serial numbers took the same form used in 1960
    • the first pair of symbols changed to “61” to indicate 1961 model year
    • the next symbol was a letter to indicate the model as listed below
    • the next six numbers indicated the consecutive unit number beginning with 000001
  • The serial number was located at the front of the lefthand frame side bar
  • Motor serial numbers again matched and were found on the center lefthand side of the block above the oil pan
  • The alphabetical code “C” identified the new Series 6300 short-deck sedan


Model No. Style No. Body Type Seat Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
61-67R 6723R

4-door Sedan

9 $9533 2450 kg 699
61-67S 6733S

4-door Imperial Sedan

9 $9748 2464 kg 926
61-68 6890 Commercial chassis 2,204


  • The commercial chassis featured a 3962mm wheelbase and was provided to professional car makers for construction of funeral vehicles and ambulances, etc.
  • Series 6700 sedans were full-pillared models with six-window styling.
  • A high-headroom roofline was used on these models.


Type V-8 – Overhead valves
Block Cast iron block
Displacement 6.384 Liters
Bore and stroke 101.6mm x 98.4mm
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Brake horsepower 325 hp @ 4800 rpm
Power 242 kW @ 4800 rpm
Bearing Five main bearings
Valve Lifters Hydraulic valve lifters
Carburetion Rochester four-barrel Model 701930


Model Wheelbase Overall Length Front Tread Rear Tread Tires Exhaust
Series 75 3808mm 6154mm 8.20 x 15 Single


Air conditioning Series 60 $474
Air conditioning Series 75 $624
Autronic Eye $46
Cruise Control $97
Door guards $7
Electric door locks $70
E-Z-Eye Glass $52
Pair of fog lamps $43
Automatic heating system on Series 60 $129
Automatic heating system on Series 75 $179
License plate frame $6
Six-way power seat $85-113
Power windows $85
Power vent windows $73
Radio with rear speaker $16
Radio with remote control $247
Remote control trunk lock $59
Five white sidewall tire size 8.20 x 15 four-ply $85 exchange
Five white sidewall tire size 8.20 x 15 six-ply for series 75 $64 exchange
Permanent anti-freeze -20° $8
Permanent anti-freeze -40° $9
Accessory groups A and B included mostly the same features as 1960 at the combined total of individual prices listed above