Series 62 Cadillac Models & History 1948

TheSeries 62 was now on the same wheelbase as the lowest priced line making the club coupe and sedan practically identical to similar models in the Series 61 range, except for trim and appointments. Distinguishing features included grooved, bright metal front fender gravel guards, rocker panel brightwork, chevron style chrome slashes below taillights and slightly richer interior trim. The convertible coupe was an exclusive offering in this line.


  • Motor serial numbers 486200001 to 486252704 appeared on 1948 Series 62 models.


Model Number Body Style Doors Model Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
48-62 6269 4-door Sedan 5 $2996 1900 kg 23,997
48-62 6207 2-door Club Coupe 5 $2912 1875 kg 4,764
48-62 6267 Convertible Coupe 5 $3442 2022 kg 5,450
48-62 Chassis only 2


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
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 62 3200mm 5436mm 1499mm 1600mm 8.20 x 15