Fleetwood Cadillac History 1969

Fleetwood Cadillac Models & History 1969

Fleetwoodmodels had all standard features of DeVilles, except limousine had no front center arm rest. Extra regular equipment included Automatic Level Control. The Brougham included adjustable reading lamps and a Dual Comfort front seat. External identification was provided with bright metal body underscores, Fleetwood emblems and lettering and padded Brougham roof. The wheelbase for Sixty-Specials was again 89mm longer than on other models. Interior appointments were enriched and new, Eldorado-look, front and rear styling was seen.


Model No. Style No. Body Type Seat Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
69-680 68069M

4-door Sedan

6 $6779 2166 kg 2,545
69-681 68169P

4-door Brougham

6 $7110 2168 kg 17,300

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 $115 on Fleetwood Sixty-Special and Brougham. 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 Seventy-Five
Wheelbase 3805mm
Wheelbase 3805mm
Overall Length 6236mm
Front Tread not available
Rear Tread not available
Tires 8.20 x 15 four-ply blackwall


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