Find or Sell Used Cars, Trucks, and SUVs in USA

76,000 Miles, Triple White, Good Original Condition, With Extras Included on 2040-cars

Year:1976 Mileage:76130 Color: of the car I believe to have been redone in its original cotillion white

Manchester Township, New Jersey, United States

Manchester Township, New Jersey, United States

Up for auction is my 1976 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible, in Cotillion White with white interior and white convertible top. It has been garage kept since I purchased it in 2008, driven sparingly in season and never driven during winter. All original mileage (76,000+) and factory-installed standard equipment; I believe the paint to be 1x repainted in factory original Cotillion White with red pinstripes.


The car has been driven sparingly with care, and has a clean title/history. It has not been recently detailed and has been mostly sitting in a garage. Please contact seller if you would like to exchange phone numbers or see additional pictures Ė I will try to post more during the week. The car can be seen in Manchester Township, NJ if you are in the area.


Read on for detailed specifications and terms of sale, payment and shipping. Thank you for looking.


The exterior of the car I believe to have been redone in its original cotillion white. When I purchased the car in 2008, I also acquired a full set of replacement body fillers and painted them to match the factory Cadillac color. I only got around to installing the front right fender filler, which had the most immediate need. The rest can be seen in the photos of additional parts that will be included with purchase. The paint on this car has some sun fade but overall looks good. There is a noticeable scratch on the driverís side rear quarter panel. This car has never sustained any collision damage and has one small area of rust repair beneath the passenger door. I never even noticed it myself until the car was up on a lift. The white convertible top is worn and could use replacing. It was like this when I purchased the car. I originally intended to do some work to it make it show quality, but time and money (or lack thereof) got in the way and it stayed the good looking casual driver it is today. With the work that I never accomplished, she would be a gem. The car is complete with all of its stainless and chrome trim except for the hood ornament, which someone helped themselves to while I was out in it one night. The car sits on older but decent tread tires and red painted era-correct hubcaps that match the dash, carpet and parade boot (a nice touch). Youíll see in the pictures I have a brand new set of chrome plated hubcaps that I am including with purchase.

The interior is white leather. The driverís side seat shows wear and the vinyl armrest on the driverís door is torn. The rest of the seats and doors are quite clean; the back seat is immaculate. The dash is good for itís age with some dirt and fading and two small stress cracks to the driver side upper dash that are very small. Full working power on all four windows and seats are dual 6-way power. The power to the top does not work. It was in that condition when I bought it and I donít know what the cause is. It could be the top motor or as simple as a relay. I have been raising and lowering the top manually, but not often as I really donít ever drive the car unless it is top down weather. The red parade boot can be seen in the photos and is included. The driverís side view mirror glass is a bit loose inside the casing, and there is a crack in the windshield.

Heater/blower works but is noisy at times and A/C does not blow cold. It has the original Cadillac AM/FM 8 track radio, though it does not play 8 tracks. Power steering, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, front and rear seat belts, full size spare and jack in the trunk. Carpet is faded and worn in spots, but better than average for an almost 40 year old car.

The original 8.2L 500 CID engine starts and runs every time but could use a going through and probably a tune up. It does have a newly installed water pump. It also has a complete new exhaust and runs very quiet. The suspension is sitting a little low in the rear and could probably stand to be replaced. The transmission shifts nicely through all gears and the brakes work well with a recently replaced power brake booster.



  • Year 1976
  • Make Cadillac
  • Model Eldorado Convertible
  • VIN 6L67S6Q180877
  • Mileage 76,000+
  • Ownership History I purchased from a dealership owner in Kansas in 2008. Original purchase location unknown
  • Storage Garaged year round, not driven in Winter
  • Title Clear, in hand
  • Modifications Re-painted 1x in original color (Cotillion white)


  • Exterior Paint Cotillion White
  • Exterior Accent Stripe Red
  • Interior White Leather, Red dashboard and carpet
  • Convertible Top White
  • Parade Boot Red


  • Specs 8.2 Liter, V-8 500 CID; 4-Barrel Carb with Electric Choke; 4-Barrel Intake Manifold; Air Cleaner Housing; Valve Covers; Exhaust Manifolds
  • SAE Net Horsepower 370 HP @ 4400 RPM


  •       Front Wheel Drive
  •       3-speed "425 Series" Turbo Hydra-Matic

Steering Variable-Ratio Power Steering

Brakes Power Four-Wheel Disc Brakes


  • Length 224.1 inches
  • Width 79.8 inches
  • Height 54.2 inches
  • Trunk 13.6 cubic feet
  • Wheelbase 126.3 inches


  • Fuel Tank 27.5 gallons
  • Cooling System 21.75 quarts (23.75 quarts w/Air Conditioning)
  • Washer Fluid Reservoir 2.5 quarts
  • Engine Oil 6 quarts w/filter change
  • Transmission 5.5 quarts w/filter change


Additional Specs

  • Air Ride Suspension
  • AM/FM Signal-Seeking Stereo Radio w/8 Track Player
  • Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighters (2 Front, 2 Rear)
  • Automatic Climate Control System w/Economy Setting
  • Automatic Trunk Lid Pull-Down
  • Chrome and Stainless Steel Exterior Body Trim and Moldings
  • Chrome Body Belt Molding
  • Chrome Dual Side View Exterior Mirrors
  • Chrome Front and Rear Bumpers
  • Chrome Grill and Headlight Surrounds
  • Concealed Windshield Washer
  • Cornering Lights
  • Courtesy Lights
  • Cruise Control
  • Dual Backup Lights
  • Dual Hood Accent Stripes
  • Factory Style Exhaust System
  • Faux Wood Grain Accented Dash
  • Flow-Thru Ventilation System
  • Front and Rear Seat Belts
  • Front and Rear Side Marker Lights
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Gauge Clusters w/100 MPH Speedometer
  • Glass Rear Convertible Top Window
  • Heater and Defroster
  • Integrated Front Bumper Guards with Vinyl Inserts
  • Interior Hood Release
  • Litter Container
  • Luxury Eldorado Wheel Discs with Wreath and Crest
  • Map Light
  • Original Charcoal Trunk Liner, Full Size Spare with Cover, Jack and Lug Wrench
  • Outside Remote Control Mirror
  • Padded Center Front Armrest
  • Power 3-Speed Delay Windshield Wipers
  • Power Antenna
  • Power Door Locks
  • Power Six-Way Adjustable Front Seat
  • Power Trunk Lid Release (Glovebox Mounted)
  • Power Windows
  • Quartz Clock
  • Rosewood Woodgrain Vinyl Panels
  • Rubber Weatherstripping
  • Steel-Belted Radial Tires, White Sidewall
  • Tilt and Telescoping Steering Column
  • Trip Odometer
  • Twilight Sentinel
  • Vanity Mirror, Right Side Sunvisor-Mounted
  • White-On-Black Front and Rear Bumper Impact Strips


Terms & Conditions:


This vehicle is being sold as is, with no warranty, expressed written or implied. No allowance will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification and informational purposes only, and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the buyer's responsibility to thoroughly inspect the vehicle and satisfy him/herself as to the condition and value prior to bidding or purchasing. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about this vehicle.



Winning bidder must contact seller within 24 hours of listing end date to make payment arrangements. If no contact is made within 24 hours of listing end date, seller reserves the right to re-list this vehicle and sell it otherwise. Payment is due in full within 7 days of the listing end date. Bank wire transfer is preferred. Seller will also accept a bank cashiers check (U.S. only) or a third party check; seller will validate the check's authenticity and the funds must clear seller's account before the vehicle or title is released to the buyer or the buyer's agent. Seller does NOT accept Paypal. If financing this vehicle, please ensure your financial institution accepts the year and mileage before bidding, and arrange your financing prior to bidding. 



I will assist in the location of vehicle shipping options at buyer request, but ultimately buyer is responsible for pickup or shipping of this vehicle. Vehicle is located in Manchester Township, New Jersey. Postal code: 08759



Buyer is responsible for paying applicable state sales tax and title fee. Seller has no other fees or hidden charges.

Auto Services in New Jersey

Xclusive Auto Leasing ★★★★★

New Car Dealers, Used Car Dealers, Wholesale Used Car Dealers
Address: 2445 Hylan Blvd, Avenel
Phone: (718) 517-2277

Willie`s Auto Body Works ★★★★★

Automobile Body Repairing & Painting
Address: 127 Old Belmont Ave, Deptford
Phone: (610) 664-5886

United Motor Service ★★★★★

Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Inspection Stations & Services, Emissions Inspection Stations
Address: 3802 22 St, Union-City
Phone: (718) 472-4262

Ultrarev Inc ★★★★★

Automobile Parts & Supplies
Address: 750 Central Ave, Howell
Phone: (732) 938-3999

Turnersville Transmission Center ★★★★★

Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Auto Transmission
Address: 4791 Route 42, Blackwood
Phone: (856) 728-5111

Troppoli Automotive Used Cars ★★★★★

Auto Repair & Service, Used Car Dealers
Address: 1300 State Route 33, Point-Pleasant-Beach
Phone: (732) 774-3344

Auto blog

Cadillac dealers frustrated over Escalade production snarls

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:29:00 EST

Lincoln went through it during the launch of the MKZ last year, Jeep went through something similar with its Cherokee launch, and now the 2015 Cadillac Escalade has apparently caught the bug: dealer delivery delays because of quality control checks. Automotive News reports that Cadillac dealers have been waiting three times longer than usual - a month or more - from the time an Escalade leaves the assembly line to when it gets delivered. Worse, dealers are saying they don't always know where their vehicles are in transit, or when they are set to arrive. The situation has upset customers who have put down deposits and things have gotten so bad that some dealers have reportedly stopped taking pre-orders.
Cadillac says it has the delay, called "dwell time," down to two weeks, and it expects to cut that to a week by the beginning of September. The company said "a lengthy quality-assurance process on some interior parts" has caused the lag, the report citing additional issues with figuring out which vehicles should be delivered first. A spokesman said that more trucks have been put in the distribution system to work through the backlog, but it's clear it's still going to take some time to set things right, with one dealer telling AN that cars ordered in February and March still haven't arrived.
Brand chief Kurt McNeil said additional personnel are at the Escalade's Arlington, Texas factory to speed up the checks, and spreadsheets tracking every order have been distributed to field staff. Even with the snafu, though, the Escalade is Cadillac's best seller through July.

GM recalling Cadillac ATS, XTS, Chevy Impala over faulty brake lamps

Thu, 06 Jun 2013 08:44:00 EST

General Motors has issued a recall covering 1,627 sedans over faulty brake lamps. Both the 2013 Cadillac ATS and XTS are affected by this problem, as is the 2014 Chevrolet Impala.
According to an official National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report, "the brake lamps may intermittently flash without the brakes being applied and the cruise control may disengage" on these vehicles. The report does not state that the brakes themselves are faulty, but rather that "if the brake lamps flash when the vehicle is not slowing, a following driver may not adjust vehicle speed when the vehicle is in fact braking."
This marks the first recall for the 2013 Cadillac ATS, as well as the recently introduced 2014 Chevy Impala. In late 2012, over 12,000 Cadillac XTS models were recalled due to a head restraint issue.

Cadillac Elmiraj Concept brings big coupe style to Pebble Beach [w/videos]

Thu, 15 Aug 2013 22:15:00 EST

Two years ago, Cadillac absolutely floored us with the debut of its gorgeous Ciel concept at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. And since that droptop four-door's debut, we've seen plenty of its design language worked into the latest Cadillac products. Now, we're seriously hoping that history will repeat itself with this stunning new Elmiraj coupe concept, which makes its first public appearance in Monterey this week.
Cadillac states that the Elmiraj concept simply showcases the next step forward for the brand's Art & Science design DNA, and doesn't necessarily preview an upcoming model. But if you told us the Elmiraj was a conceptual look at the next-generation CTS Coupe, or a smaller, two-door version of a new flagship, we'd believe you. At 207 inches long, 76 inches wide and 55 inches tall, its dimensions are only slightly larger than the current two-door CTS.
Regardless of what the Elmiraj does or does not become, it's certainly a fantastic modern interpretation of the classic GT formula with its short front overhang, long hood, rakish roofline and petite rear deck. The strong character lines running along the sides and exaggerated 22-inch wheels round out the beautiful coupe, and Cadillac's signature vertical LED lighting elements are found at the front and rear. Also take note: the badge on the grille is a crest without a wreath, basically confirming our earlier report.