1985 Cadillac Seville - low miles, rare color combination

Price: US $2,500.00 Item location: Lake Forest, Illinois, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Cadillac
  • Model: Seville
  • Type: Four Door Sedan
  • Trim: Two Tone Paint
  • Year: 1985
  • Mileage: 58,000
  • VIN: 1G6KS6987FE826065
  • Color: Dark Blue over Light Blue
  • Engine size: 4.1 liter V8, 135 hp
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: Front Wheel Drive
  • Interior color: Dark Blue
  • Options: Cassette Player, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1985 Cadillac Seville

You are bidding on anoriginal and very nice 1985Cadillac Seville with only 58,000 miles on the odometer.
1985 was to be the last year for the infamous "bustle back" Cadillac. I was just a kid when they came out, but they made a big stir in caraficionado circles. No doubt, thesaying was a love it or leave it affair, yet, for all it'scriticism Cadillac sold a good number of these (now) classic four doors. In fact,, 39,755 were made in 1985. Curiously, you never see one on the road today -thirty years later.
Driving this car immediately puts you smack dab in the middle of the 1980's. From it's two tone paint to it'saudaciously fake wood interior (plastic really) the Seville scream 80's excess. Not unlike the boat-tail 1971-73 Buick Riviera, the Seville broke new ground inAmerican Car Styling. It was, in fact, the first "retro" styled car made by General Motors. Long before the current rash ofretro styled cars the Cadillacunabashedly copied the great 1930-50's RollsRoyce and Bentley Silver Cloud styling to a "T". Lincoln and Chrysler soon followed this theme in the late 80's.
You slide around onthe leather a bit, while cornering. There is a pleasant "Macy's" bing thatrepeatsendlessly when you don't fasten yourseatbelt and theradio -despitebeing called "Symphony Sound", wasweak at best. Yet, this was all we knew in 1985. Mercedes was making a push in this market - but in theearly 80's, Cadillac wasstill the Standard ofthe World. Ofcourse, that was soon to change.
Our 1985 Seville runs beautifully - floating down the road with aplomb. She handles better than you mightexpect,because of the front wheel drive. The automatic transmission is Cadillac smooth and the brakes aremodesty strong. There is nothing but smiles while driving this Caddy (on your face and that of the passerby). Everyone loves this car now - and she elicits a crowd or a conversation at every gasstation fill up. If you're shy, this isn't your car.
Thedigital dash was apurview into more elaborate computer systems ofthe future, but it does display a variety ofinformation - such as miles to empty (appropriate for a Caddy).
Keep in mind, the car is a product of 1985 General Motors.Translation - the paint is only average. It was average from the factory. But it is factory original. GM had problems with their paint process throughout the 80's. She looks factory - orange peel and all. There are no signs of any collision damage.
Mechanically the car is great - as you wouldexpect with only 58,000 miles. Everything works as designed.
Here is a list of features:
Power SteeringPower BrakesTilt/telescopic wheel (manual adjustments)Power windowsPowerfront seats (with memory - very rare option)Symphony Sound AM/FM Cassette Stereo (works well and was an option)PowerantennaOutside temperature dial on sideview mirror (rare)heated drivers side sideview mirror (rare)Auto dimmingheadlightsAuto dimming rear view mirrorBeautiful Leatherinterior - looks like it was never satuponCustom floor matsPower trunkreleaseporta spare tirefactory trunk matclimate control (will charge A/C prior to delivery)Cruise Controltrip computerwire wheel hubcaps
There is no sunroof.
It won't be longbefore the Bustle Back Cadillac is a "sudden" and hotcollectible. I simply liked them - and love driving them. It's, umm, a more relaxingexperience. You'll love it too.
Now forthe legalese:

Methods of Payment ...

Certified check, Bank to Bank wire transfers, or 3rd-party financing. All funds must be in US dollars only. Please be sure to have full payment and/or approved financing in place before making your final bid. Please call us with any questions or additional information. Due to the difficulty of Foreign Currency/Bank Transactions, purchases from clients outside of the United States, must pay by Wire Transfer only. Please call with any questions or explanations.

Deposit Due ...

The successful high bidder will submit a $500 NON-REFUNDABLE Deposit due immediately following the close of the auction. This $500 deposit is good towards the purchase of the vehicle and will be deducted from the total amount of the purchase. We accept PAYPAL only for the initial deposit only. If the vehicle cannot be picked up or paid for completely within 7-days from the close of auction, Deposits and fees are NON-REFUNDABLE if the vehicle is not paid for.

Balance of Payment Due ...

The buyer agrees to pay remaining balance due (plus applicable fees and taxes) within 7 days of the close of the auction. All financial transactions must be completed before delivery of the vehicle.

Vehicle Titles ...

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Buyer Inspections ...

Every effort has been made to accurately and fairly describe this vehicle to you. I have tried to disclose all information known about this vehicle for you to make an informed decision. I have posted many pictures, especially those that show flaws. Please be advised that used vehicles will have typical scratches and dings inherent for their year and mechanical parts are subject to fail. I welcome and recommends a buyer's inspection. If you plan to have a buyers inspection, please make sure you inspect the vehicle prior to the auction ending. Buyer is responsible for any inspection charges and fees. Buyers Inspections MUST be completed prior to 24 hours before the end of auction.

Warranty Information and Extended Service Contracts ...

Unless otherwise stated in the vehicle description, this vehicle is being sold "as is". No representations or warranties are made by seller, nor are any representations or warranties relied upon by bidders in making bids.

Notice to Bidders ...

I reserve the right to cancel all bids and end an auction early should the vehicle no longer be available for sale. It is agreed by all parties in relation to any transaction involving this vehicle that the proper venue for any legal proceedings will be conducted in the state of Illinois. Miles posted in this listing may vary slightly due to local test driving, in-transit repairs, or road testing. Vehicles that are older than 10 years and/or have more than 100,000 miles will be sold as miles exempt. These are pre-owned vehicles and they are sold as 'As Is' condition.

The buyer is responsible for ALL SHIPPING COSTs.

Vehicle Condition ...

This car is NOT brand new. It is personally owned by me. Please expect a certain amount of wear, use, and flaws, as is standard on ANY pre-owned vehicle that has been driven. All pre-owned vehicles including this one may have dings, nicks, chips, scratches and any other marks that are associated with use consistent with age and mileage of the vehicle. Any known obvious defects that are not normal wear and tear will be noted in the listing.

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Non-Paying Bidder ...

If your deposit is not received within 1 Day of the close of auction or if the balance is not paid in full within 7 days following the close of auction, we reserve the right to re-list the vehicle or sell the vehicle to the next highest bidder or another qualified buyer. Venue for any legal action such as claims, motions, litigation, settlements, or any legal action associated with this sale from either the buyer or seller is to take place in the State of Illinois. Placing your bid on this auction constitutes your agreement and acceptance of these terms and conditions. In addition, all non paying bidders will be held liable for a $500 re-listing fee that if not paid, WILL be filed with all 3 major credit bureaus. You are entering into a Legal Purchase that should not be taken lightly. No-Excuses of any kind will be accepted for non payment