Fleetwood Cadillac History 1969

Fleetwood Cadillac Models & History 1969

Stretchedbodies and trim; Fleetwood emblems and embellishments; doors cut into a formal, high headroom roof and generally higher appointment and trim levels continued to mark Cadillac’s most luxurious line. All DeVille equipment plus Automatic Level Control; Automatic Climate Control; rear window defogger; four rear ash trays and 8.20 x 15 four ply blackwall tires were standard.


Model No. Style No. Body Type Seat Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
69-697 69723R

4-door Sedan

6 $10,841 2468 kg 880
69-697 69733S

4-door Limousine

9 $10,979 2525 kg 1,156
69-698 6989OZ Commercial chassis 2,550

NOTE: On January 1, 1969, head rests (restraints) became mandatory on all U. S. and Canadian cars. Cadillac prices were increased $18 to reflect the cost of the head rests. Dealer preparation charges were $150 on Fleetwood Seventy-Fives. These charges are included in retail prices listed above.


Type V-8 Overhead valves
Block Cast iron block
Displacement 7.729 Liters
Bore and stroke 109.2mm x 103.1mm
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Brake horsepower 375 @ 4400 rpm
Power 280 kW @ 4400 rpm
Bearings Five main bearings
Valve Lifters Hydraulic valve lifters
Carburetor Rochester four-barrel Quadrajet, model 7028230


Feature Commercial Chassis Seventy-Five Sixty-Special
Wheelbase 3962mm 3805mm 3378mm
Wheelbase 3962mm 3805mm 3378mm
Overall Length 6236mm 5304mm
Front Tread not available
Rear Tread not available
Tires 8.20 x 15 four-ply blackwall 8.20 x 15 four-ply blackwall 9.00 x 15-PR blackwalls


All cars used the 7.7 Liter, 375 horsepower V-8 with no other powerplants available
Turbo-Hydramatic transmission was standard equipment throughout the line
Controlled differential was $52.65 extra on all models except Eldorado
Standard axle ratios: Seventy-Five = 3.21:1; Series Sixty = 2.94:1


Automatic Climate Control option $516
Firemist paint $132
Cruise Control $95
Rear window defogger, models M-P $26
Door guards, models M-P-R-S $8
Dual comfort seat, standard in Brougham, optional model M $105
Twin front and rear floor mats $17
Twin front floor mats, models R-S $10
Soft Ray tinted glass $53
Guide-Matic headlamp control $51
Head restraints $18
Note: Head restraints mandatory after January 1, 1969.
Leather upholstery, models M-P $138
License frame, single $6
License frame, dual $13
Power door locks, includes electric seat back release, models M-P $68
Power door locks, includes electric seat back release, models R-S $116
AM radio $162
AM/FM radio $188
AM/FM stereo radio, except models R-S $288
AM rear-control radio, models R-S $242
Six-way power seat adjuster, front seat, front seat, models M-R, with bench seat only $90
Six-way power seat adjuster, front seat, front seat, models M-P, for right-hand Dual Comfort seat, Code Y accessories required $116
Front seat warmer, available all models, except rear seat only in models R-S, $95
Front shoulder belts $32
Tilt and telescope steering wheel $95
Trumpet horn $16
Remote control trunk lock $32
Twilight Sentinel $32
Whitewall tires, size 9.00 x 15 four-ply, except models R-S $57 exchange
Whitewall tires, size 8.20 x 15 four-ply, models R-S only $63 exchange