Fleetwood Cadillac Models & History 1962

TheSixty-Special Fleetwood sedan stood apart in a crowd. It had chevron slash moldings on the rear roof pillar and a distinctly cross-hatched rear deck latch panel grille. Standard equipment comprised all features found on closed cars in the 6300 DeVille sub-series.


  • 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
62-60W 6039
4-door Hardtop Sedan

6 $6366 2141 kg 13,350


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


Wheelbase Overall Length Front Tread Rear Tread Tires Exhaust
3289mm 5639mm 8.00 x 15 Single


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