Series 60 Cadillac History 1950

Series 60 Cadillac Models & History 1950

Eightvertical chrome louvers on the rear fenders characterized the Series 60S sedan. It was built on the same platform as the previous year, but had all the new styling features. It looked lower than the 62 because of the extra length and had a different rear deck contour. Hydra-Matic drive and power windows were standard.


  • Motor serial numbers 506000000 to 5060103850 appeared on 1950 Series 60S models.


Type V-8: Overhead valves.
Block Cast iron block.
Displacement 5.425 Liter
Bore and stroke 96.8mm x 92.1mm
Compression ratio 7.50:1.
Brake horsepower 160 hp @ 3800 rpm
Power 119 kW @ 3800 rpm
Bearings Five main bearings.
Valve lifters Hydraulic valve lifters.
Carburetor Carter WCD two-barrel Model 742S.


Model Wheelbase Overall length Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
Series 60S 3302mm 5712mm 1499mm 1600mm 8.00 x 15


  • Power windows (on specific models).
  • Heating and ventilating system.
  • Radio and antenna.
  • Chrome wheel discs (Sombrero)
  • Windshield washers.
  • Fog lamps.
  • White sidewall tires