Fleetwood Cadillac Models & History 1973
Standard equipment on the Brougham included DeVille features (with different body underscores) plus:
- Automatic Level Control
- Dual-Comfort front seat
- rear reading lights
- a new front reading lamp
- padded vinyl roof with rear chrome moldings
- carpeted, rear compartment foot rests.
Four window, rounded corner roof styling, with extra wide center pillars, was seen again. Tires with pencil thin whitewall bands were used.
|Model||Body/style Number||Body Type||Seating||Price||Weight||Production total|
|Engine type||V-8 Overhead valves. Cast iron block|
|Displacement||472 cubic inches (7.7 litres)|
|Bore and stroke||4.300 x 4.060 inches (109 mm x 103 mm)|
|Brake horsepower (net SAE)||220 @ 4400 rpm|
|Torque||365 ft. lbs @2400 rpm|
|Oil pressure||35 psi|
|Carburetor||Rochester four-barrel Quadrajet Model 4MV|
The 1973 Cadillac engines were the same as the 1972 except for a new EGR (exhaust gas recirculation system). The ’73 model was now calculated by the SAE net horsepower rating.
|Commercial chassis||157.5 in||–||L-78 x 15|
|Seventy-Five||151.5 in||251 in|
|Sixty-special||133 in||232 in|
|Calais & DeVille||130 in||231 in|
|The chassis features are the same as 1972 except overall length is two inches more on Calais/DeVilles/Broughams; one inch more for Seventy-Fives; one inch less for Eldorados.|