Series 60 Cadillac History (1946)

Series 60 Cadillac Models & History (1946)

TheSeries 60 Special Fleetwood line included only one model, a four-door sedan also based on the corporate C-Body. However, each door was made two inches wider, amounting to an overall four inch extension over the standard Series 62 sedan. For easy identification, there were four slanting louvers on the rear roof pillar and a distinctive type of roof drip molding, which was separate for each door opening.


  • Motor serial number 6400001 to 6405679 appeared on 1946 models.


Model Number Body Style Doors Model Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
46-60S 6069 4-door Sedan 6 $3099 2209 kg 5,700


Type V-8 L-head.
Block Cast iron block.
Displacement 5.678 Liter
Bore and stroke 88.9mm x 114.3mm
Compression ratio 7.25:1.
Brake horsepower 150 @ 3400 rpm
Power 112 @ 3400 rpm
Main bearings Three main bearings.
Valve lifters Hydraulic valve lifters.
Carburetor Carter WCD two-barrel (models 595S or 595SA) or Stromberg AAV-26 two-barrel (models 380154 or 380871).


Model Wheelbase Overall Length Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
Series 61 3200mm 5461mm 1499mm 1600mm 7.00 x 15
Series 62 3277mm 5588mm 1499mm 1600mm 7.00 x 15
Series 60S 3378mm 5690mm 1499mm 1600mm 7.00 x 15
Series 75 3454mm 5766mm 1499mm 1600mm 7.50 x 16