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1953 Cadillac Project Resto-mod / Rat Rod 1960 Engine 1954 1955 Wire Hubcaps on 2040-cars

Year:1953 Mileage:99999 Color: Blue / Blue
Location:

Poolesville, Maryland, United States

Poolesville, Maryland, United States
Transmission:auto
Engine:1960
Body Type:Convertible
Vehicle Title:Clear
Condition:
Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
: 5362
Year: 1953
Exterior Color: Blue
Make: Cadillac
Interior Color: Blue
Model: DeVille
Number of Cylinders: auto
Trim: ser 62
Drive Type: rwd
Mileage: 99,999
Options: Convertible
Sub Model: Convertible
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty

1953 Cadillac Convertible Project Car POSSIBLE Resto-Mod/Rat-Rod) POTENTIAL
Information about this car:
  • All side trim is on the car and included with the sale
  • Fender skirts have been upgraded to very nice set
  • A nicer brighter chrome Western front bumper has been added (will be put on the vehicle for you, the one on the 53 is twisted ), but we do not have a rear bumper
  • A nicer trunk lid has been added and will be included as well as any other added parts
  • Majority of interior  we have (we have complete door panels for the front, as well as both kick panels) I have the rear  LOWER side interior panels from a 1950 Convertible, very similar
  • Front seat included (very hard to find in any shape) no back seat upper and lower cushion, have both upper rear interior panels with switches
  • Header bow is in good condition top frame was beige from new
  • The floor is fairly solid and please not e the valve  the assembly in the back that works the hydraulics
  • ~1960 Engine (it does need to be overhauled, 1953 engine can be purchased please inquire about our salvage yard of Cadillacs  1950-1964)
  • The trunk has rust but fixable
  • Rare spoke 1953 hubcaps included
  • Very nice convertible top frame that has never been off the vehicle, has nice pinch well trim as well as well as UPPER rear interior panels with switches
  • A nicer hood will be added please see pic, the one on the 53 has rust under the lip and the hood that is included is VERY CLEAN
  • VIN tag in door jamb and VIN numbers are very legible in frame
  • We do not have the keys for this car
  • The car does not run
  • Same owner for many years
  • This car is very, very rare and difficult to find and we are listing many 1953 coupes and convertibles on Ebay
Other Information:
  • Can help with delivery to any port and can help with all International shipping.
  • Please remember we have a scrap yard if you require more parts sometimes we can deliver. I am always able to talk at   301 672 1000

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Cadillac still planning for big things in China

Sat, 20 Apr 2013 16:01:00 EST

Despite some hiccups, China remains the auto industry's great hope for new vehicle sales, with significant sales gains and a huge upside. Nowhere is that hope more fervent than at General Motors, which offers eight different marques in the Asian nation. China has been GM's single biggest market the last three years running, and is unlikely to give up that title anytime soon. Yet its premiere brand, Cadillac, has remained essentially stagnant, selling just 30,000 units in China last year. That's in a segment where sales of luxury vehicles has outpaced that of the larger Chinese market. So what gives?
According to Cadillac officials Autoblog spoke with in China this week at the Shanghai Motor Show, it's been a problem of product - they haven't had the right ones. Displacement taxation issues, import tariffs and currency fluctuations have all conspired to make the brand's products less appealing than they might otherwise have been. But GM is stepping on the gas with Cadillac, and executives are eyeballing 100,000 sales by 2016 - more than triple the Wreath and Crest's current volume. And the expectations for the brand only get more ambitious from there - they're shooting for 10 percent of the luxury market by 2020. Bob Socia, President of GM China, promises that there will be a new Caddy launched in the market each year from now through 2016 and most will be built in China. Characterizing the company's efforts to revive the brand's fortunes as a "relaunch" of sorts, Cadillac also figures to gain dealers as GM expands its sales outlet footprint westward.
New products like a made-in-China XTS sedan (with a market-specific 2.0-liter four-cylinder to avoid heavy displacement taxes) will help, and Socia hinted that the ATS sport sedan could be next in line for in-country production. The SRX crossover - currently the brand's best-selling model in China - will also likely get a long look for future local production when the next-generation model is introduced. In the meantime, Cadillac unveiled the Escalade ESV Hybrid (shown above) as its latest model addition to capitalize on the market's white-hot luxury SUV segment.

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Cadillac has officially released pricing for the 2014 XTS Vsport. Buyers can expect to pay $63,020 for the fleet four-door, including destination and handling fees. That kind of coin will snag you a twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter V6 good for 410 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. As you likely already know, engineers have done a lot more than simply bolt a pair of turbos onto the company's tried and true naturally aspirated 3.6-liter V6. The engine uses an all-new block, strengthened connecting rods and domed aluminum pistons and is fed through a revised direct-injection fuel system. Combined, the tweaks allow the V6 to suck down 12 psi of boost.
The price tag puts the 2014 Cadillac XTS Vsport well under potential (if ambitious) competitors like the Audi S6 at $71,900, plus destination fees. A base BMW 550i will set you back $62,700, excluding destination charges, but throwing options at the German sedan will quickly see that number climb higher. You can check out the full press release below for more information.

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General Motors has announced that it will be moving its international headquarters from Shanghai to Singapore, a move that will see 120 employees working from the city-state by the time business opens in 2014. Meanwhile, 250 to 300 of the employees at the Shanghai office will remain in China, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.
The shuffle is part of a bigger reorganization that will see GM isolate its operations in the People's Republic from its broader international efforts. This sort of divide-and-conquer strategy will allow GM to still react to emerging markets while, according to the WSJ, providing a dedicated management team for the Chinese market. The team in Singapore will be responsible for operations in Africa, southeast Asia, Australia, India, South Korea and the Middle East, on top of managing Chevrolet and Cadillac in Europe, according to a statement from GM.
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