Fleetwood Cadillac Models & History 1962

Thelimousine and big sedan for 1962 sported the new styling motifs. Standard equipment was the same used on Sixty-Special Fleetwoods. A distinctive high-headroom look was seen again.


  • Motor serial numbers took the same form used in 1961
    • the first pair of symbols changed to “62” to indicate 1962 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” now identified the Town Sedan in the 6200 series
  • The code “D” was adopted to identify the similar short-deck DeVille sedan added to the lineup this year


Model No. Style No. Body Type Seat Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
62-67R 6723R

4-door Sedan

9 $9722 2420 kg 696
62-67S 6733S

4-door Limousine

9 $9937 2450 kg 904
62-68 6890 Commercial chassis 2,280


  • The commercial chassis featured a 3962mm wheelbase and was provided to professional car makers for construction of funeral cars and ambulances, etc.
  • Series 6700 sedans and limousines were full-pillared models with six-window styling.


Wheelbase Overall Length Front Tread Rear Tread Tires Exhaust
3805mm 6154mm 8.20 x 15 Single


The majority of options and accessories available for 1962 models were identical to those offered in 1961 at the same prices


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
Bearings Five main bearings
Valve Lifters Hydraulic valve lifters
Carburetion Rochester four-barrel Model 701930