Fleetwood Sixty Special Cadillac History 1972

Fleetwood Sixty Special Cadillac Models & History 1972

This model had all DeVille features plus Automatic Level Control and, on the Brougham, Dual comfort front seat; rear seat reading light; carpeted foot rests; and a padded vinyl roof with rear window chrome molding. As the only Cadillac on the 133 inch wheelbase, Broughams were identified by their large, rounded corner, four window styling, Fleetwood front fender lettering; and laurel wreath hood and deck badges. Many were sold equipped with the coach lamp option and bright body underscores, with rear extensions.


Character Type Indication
First number “6” to indicate production by Cadillac
Second letter indicates the series as follows: B=Brougham; and F=Fleetwood 75
Third & fourth numbers indicates the body type: 49=Sedan; 69=Brougham; 23=6 pass Limo; 33=9 pass Limo
Fifth letter Engine: R=472 cid
Sixth number Model year. 2= 1972
Seventh letter Manufacturing point. Q=Detroit, MI; E=Linden, NJ
Eighth – thirteenth numbers The sequential production code


Model Name Model No. Body/ Style No. Body Type Seating Factory price Shipping weight Production total
Fleetwood Sixty-Special 681/B B69-P
4-door Fleetwood Brougham

6 pass. $7637 4858 lb 20,750


Engine type Overhead valves. Cast iron block
Main bearings Five
Valve lifters Hydraulic
Displacement 472 cubic inches (7.7 litres)
Bore and stroke 4.300 x 4.060 inches (109 mm x 103 mm)
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Brake horsepower (net SAE) 220 @ 4400 rpm
Brake horsepower (gross SAE) 345 @ 4400 rpm
Torque 365 ft. lbs @2400 rpm
Oil pressure 35 psi
Carburetor Rochester four-barrel Quadrajet Model 4MV


Model Wheelbase Overall length Tires
Fleetwood 60-Special 133 in 232 in


Cruise control $92
Controlled differential $56
Eighty-Amp generator $41
Heavy-duty cooling system $56
Exhaust emission system, required on all cars built for California sale $15
Trailer Towing package $92
Trackmaster $205


Automatic Climate Control $523
Automatic Level Control $77
Rear window defogger $31
Door edge guards in 4-door $9
Power door locks for 75s $115
Power door locks for Brougham $69
Front and rear floor mats twin type in 75s $10
Twin type floor mats $16
Soft Ray tinted glass $57
Bumper impact strips $24
License frame(s) $6/1; $11/2
Remote control right mirror (standard on 75s) $26
Brougham and 75 opera lamps $51
Firemist paint $128
AM/FM pushbutton Radio $183
AM/FM signal-seeking stereo Radio $320
AM/FM radio with tape $406
AM/FM stereo signal-seeking with rear control in 75s $410
Power seat options $89-115
Shoulder belts in rear seat $31
Tilt and Telescope steering wheel $92
Brougham sun roof with vinyl or padded roof mandatory $610
Remote control trunk lock $56
Trunk mat $8
Twilight Sentinel $40
Expanded leather upholstery in Brougham $169
White sidewall L78-15 tires in 75s $47
White sidewall L78-15 tires in Brougham $41