2002 Collector Series Cadillac Eldorado Touring Coupe Number 100 Of 1596 <mint> on 2040-cars
Bensalem, Pennsylvania, United States
2002 Cadillac Eldorado Collector's Series
Cadillac announced that 2002 would be its last year of the Eldorado, so
Cadillac built only 1596 Eldorado's to commemorate the 1953 Cadillac
Eldorado, which as many of you already may know was Cadillac's first
year of the Eldorado. You could only get them in 2 colors, which both
were the original colors of the first Eldorado, you could get only 300
in Aztec Red, and 1296 in Alpine White.
Every "Collector's Series" came
out of the factory with every option offered for the ETC Eldorado. The
Eldorado Collector's Series had numerous details that set it apart from a
normal ETC. The interior in the Alpine White ECS came with a 2 tone
Grey interior. In the normal ETC, where the interior had wood grain, the
ECS has carbon fiber which gives it a unique and sporty look.
most important detail, and which makes it a true Collector's Series is,
the dash plaque displaying what consecutive vehicle it is, if it doesn't
have that plaque then its not a real ECS. On the exterior, the paint
scheme didn't stray to far from a stock ETC, there is no chrome and
everything is painted on both the Aztec Red and Alpine White. The ECS
still sports ETC badges on the exterior, which hides it's differences a
The rims are a 7 spoke, 16 inch chrome model which was
designed specifically for this model, it may look similar to some
Eldorado's but they aren't the same. The suspension isn't too much
different then the ETC, it includes Speed sensitive steering and
Stabili-Trac but it does have a lower stance than your run of the mill
Eldorado, giving it a much more aggressive and sporty look.
Now, on to
the drivetrain, The Eldorado has been spiced up a little for the ECS.
The first most notable change is the exhaust system, it is a stainless
dual exhaust not too much different from the stock ETC, until you turn
the key. It has an unmistakable rumble that will have anyone who gets
behind the wheel itching to hit the gas a little harder. The rumble of
it's exhaust was designed to purposely echo the rumble of a big block
1953 Eldorado, and they did a pretty good job of it. It also brings the
horsepower up 25 horses, ECS Cadillac has a total of 325 BHP. There have
been rumors that the ECS has a performance chip installed to increase
top speed, although it has not been confirmed by GM. The ECS tops out at
a unbelievable 155 MPH.
This Unique vehicle has been pampered and Garaged since new. It has
never been driven in the snow and never even on a salted road. The tires
are Brand New, puncture-sealing Vogues, (not even 100 miles on them).
There are not many of these cars around and very few come up for sale.
Those that do usually have three times more mileage on them.
The car is located in Bensalem, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia. About 40 minutes north of the Philadelphia International Airport, you could fly in and drive home. Bensalem is convenient to the PA Turnpike, Route 1, and I-95.
This car is also offered for local sale, so I am reserving the right to end the auction early. Please contact me for specific questions, and if you want to make a proper offer for the car, it's possible that the auction could be ended early.
Cadillac Eldorado for Sale
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