All-Original! #'s Matching 425ci V8 & TH400 Automatic, Factory A/C, PS, PB, Disc

Price: - Item location: Plymouth, Michigan, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Cadillac
  • Model: Phaeton
  • Type: Sedan
  • Doors: 4
  • Year: 1978
  • Mileage: 12,682
  • Color: Other
  • Engine size: 425 V8
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Interior color: Other
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1978 Cadillac Phaeton

1978 Cadillac Phaeton

VIN: 6D69S8Q281969

This Cadillac was always covered and garage kept, which makes sense of the extreme level of preservation you see throughout. This Phaeton was only offered in 1978 and 1979, the $1,929 Phaeton package came with a simulated convertible-top, special pin striping, wire wheel discs, and "Phaeton" name plates in place of the usual "Coupe de Ville" or "Sedan de Ville" ornament on the rear fenders. Inside are leather upholstered seats and a leather-trimmed steering wheel, matching the exterior color. The Phaeton came equipped with a 425 CID engine and a TH400 automatic transmission. This one has the Arizona Beige exterior, Dark Brown roof and Light Beige leather interior. The 1978s were released mid-year and very, very few sedans were ever produced, making this a very hard-to-find car!

This particular Cadillac Phaeton has only 12,682 original miles, the original paint, and all factory correct components. The underside is just as nice as the topside and interior, and it even has the original catalytic converter!

Take a look at over 100 HD photos and our in-depth video to see everything on this '78 Cadillac Phaeton!


Numbers Matching 425ci V8 Engine (#: 361871)
Stock Heads
Quadrajet Single 4-Barrel Carb
Numbers Matching TH400 3-Speed Automatic Transmission (#: 78-AE-152780)
Front Independent Suspension
Rear 4-Link Suspension
10-Bolt Rear End
-Ratio: 2.30:1
-Open Diff
-Front POWER Disc
-Rear POWER Drum
-Factory Dual Exhaust w/ Factory Replacement Mufflers
-New Muffler & Tailpipe
-Original Catalytic Converter
-Stock Heads
Key Components:
-All Original Engine Bay!
-Highly Detailed Engine Bay
-Inner Wheel Housings Look Great


Original Arizona Beige Paint Finish Still In Excellent Condition
Phaeton Package Includes:
-Simulated Convertible Top
-Matching Beige Interior
-Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
Grille Is In Excellent Shape
Bumpers Are In Excellent Shape
Hood Fits Nicely w/ Fenders
Doors Fit Nicely w/ Fenders
Door Lips & Jambs are Excellent
Chrome & Stainless Steel Trim Work Looks Great
Inside Trunk Looks Great
-Space Saver Spare
-Fully Carpeted
-Electric Latch
Undercarriage Is Beautiful!
-Highly Detailed Frame & Body
-Original Floor Boards Look Great
-Factory Light Undercoating
-Rockers Are Solid
-Pinch-Welds are Clean & Straight
Wheels: 15" Polished Wire Wheels
Tires: Dunlop Elite 225/70R15


Beige Interior Is In Excellent Condition!
Huge Plush Leather Bucket Seats with Armrests
Column Shifter
Door Panels Look Brand New
Package Tray Looks Great
Carpeting Is Immaculate
Upholstery Is Clean
Simulated Wood Grain In Excellent Shape
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
Dashboard & Dash Pad Looks Brand New!
Cadillac CB Radio Under Dash
Power Windows

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