CCCA Full Classic -- 1940 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special

Price: - Item location: Lakeville, Connecticut, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Cadillac
  • Model: Other
  • Type: Sedan
  • Trim: 60 Special
  • Year: 1940
  • Mileage: 74,500
  • VIN: 6323234
  • Color: Green
  • Engine size: 346 CI/ 135 HP V8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: 3 Speed Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Gray
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1940 Cadillac Other 60 Special

Up for sale is a 1940 Cadillac 60 Special that is a beautiful full classic CCCA. The last year that Cadillac offered side mount spares ... and this car has them !!! It's starts and runs and is a wonderful driver. The engine shows well and there are no problems under the hood that we are aware of!. It has the original 346 CI / 135 HP V8 engine. 6 Volt system with a positive ground. A battery disconnect switch has been installed on the firewall (accessible from the inside passenger side firewall).The transmission shifts smoothly, car steers well, beautiful wide whites with plenty of tread but are older, original hub caps with accenting Cadillac emblem. Has factory ventilator / heater located on the passenger side. The Fleetwood body was repainted some years ago in the original colors of Evergreen Metallic (lower) and ChicoryGreen (upper & wheels) . The car shows well and the paint has few imperfections. The interior is nicely done and does show slight signs of minimal wear. Headliner is intact and looks good, interior dome light is not working bulb?. Dashboard and steering wheel are nice. All gauges work except for the temperature gauge. The hydraulic drum brakes have just been rebuilt, and front shoes replaced -( I was told the rear shoes did not need to be so I am including them in box with the car). the car stops well. It retains the standard Trippe driving lights and in dash clock The Trippe Fog Lights are currently not working, mirrors on the side mount spares have the Cadillac insigniaon the back. Still has the original jack. The glass is okay, the windshield (drivers side) has two small rock pits but appear stable, and the passenger side a slight crack in the upper corner of about 1" in length.. The car has had an easy life in El Paso Texas - only in Conn. for a few months. Has Gas Rationing Sticker still on back window !! (see pic). Extras included with the car include a Operating Hints for the 1940 Cadillac Manual, extra radio grille, and 1 rear glass lens as they have hairlines but reinforced. The licence plate and Worlds Fair topper is included with car. Car was running until starter went this week.
RM Auctions (2015) Estimate $40,000 - $50,000 - St Johns Auction
Illness and loosing garage space due to moving forces sale ...
This is a great example of a classic and a head turner wherever she goes !!!!!Please ask any and all questions prior to bidding - I am not a dealer or mechanic but will attempt to answer them the best I can. Look at the pics as there are many and show condition. Car is sold as-is with no warranty either expressed or implied. Inquiries and inspections are suggested prior to purchase as all sales are final.Payment: $2000 deposit due within 24 hours of end of auction - balance due within 7 days. Balance due then or deposit will be forfeited and car will be relisted for sale. No checks of any kind will be accepted. Cash or electronic bank transfer accepted for payment. Car must be picked up within 2 weeks of final payment.Reasonable offers will be considered ... Car is also listed locally and I reserve the right to end the auction early.