Fleetwood Cadillac Models & History 1968
Againmarked by simple extra-long body rub moldings, a formal high-headroom look (with doors cut into the roof) and Fleetwood type wreath and crest emblems, the nine-passenger models had the longest Cadillac production car wheelbase, as well as power front ventipanes, Automatic Level Control, right-hand manually operated outside rear view mirrors, 8.20 x 15-8PR blackwall tires and Automatic Climate Control air-conditioning, as standard equipment.
|Model No.||Style No.||Body Type||Seat||Factory Price||Shipping Weight||Production Total|
NOTE: The commercial chassis was built on a 3962mm wheelbase and was provided to professional car builders for the manufacture of hearses and ambulances, etc.
|Type||V-8. Overhead valves|
|Block||Cast iron block|
|Bore and stroke||109.2mm x 103.1mm|
|Brake horsepower||375 hp @ 4400 rpm|
|Power||280 kW @ 4400 rpm|
|Bearings||Five main bearings|
|Valve Lifters||Hydraulic valve lifters|
|Carburetor||Rochester Quadrajet four-barrel model 7028210S|
NOTE: The new engine featured
- a metal temperature monitoring device
- air injection emissions control system
- integral air-conditioning system (still optional)
- cast crankshaft and connecting rods
- integral water crossover pipe with thermostatic passages
- engine bearings with more surface area
- 15-plate battery.
|Feature||Series 75||Commercial chassis|
|Rear axle ratio||2.94:1||2.94:1|
|Tires||8.20 x 15||8.20 x 15|