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1978 Cadillac Seville Hardtop on 2040-cars

US $17,990.00
Year:1978 Mileage:40250 Color: Silver/Gray Metallic /
 Silver
Location:

Township of Washington, New Jersey, United States

Township of Washington, New Jersey, United States
Transmission:Automatic
Body Type:Sedan
Engine:5.7L 350Cu. In. V8 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
Condition:

Used

VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
: 6S69B8Q490652
Year: 1978
Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Cadillac
Model: Seville
Trim: Base Sedan 4-Door
Warranty: Purchase Guarantee
Drive Type: RWD
Options: Leather Seats
Mileage: 40,250
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Seats
Sub Model: (VIDEO)
Exterior Color: Silver/Gray Metallic
Interior Color: Silver

1978 Cadillac Seville

 

Breathtaking 1978 Cadillac Seville!  This particular vehicle is an outstanding example of elegance, style and muscle.  Done in stunning silver/gray metallic, it has matching leather interior that is just as remarkable.

 

Driven only 40k original miles, this show car winner has been meticulously maintained and 100% garage kept.  It has been enhanced with brand new 19 inch BBS rims along with brand new Goodyear tires.

 

Everything mechanically works perfectly.  The problematic fuel injection system of the late 70's is not present in this automobile.  That is because it has been replaced with a carbureted system professionally installed by a certified mechanic and Master GM technician.  It has been fully serviced and its New Jersey inspection sticker does not expire until July 2016.

 

It has all the power options available for 1978 including 6-way power seats, power windows, power steering, power door locks, power trunk pull-down, power antenna, etc.  A tilt and telescopic steering wheel along with cruise control are also present on this extraordinary automobile.     

 

What I (especially) like about this car is that it drives like you are floating on a cloud and yet it has this distinctive, throaty rumble as you accelerate away... which is not really loud, but just thunderous enough to give you a feeling of true power and performance.

 

As you know, this model (made only from 1976 thru 1979) has dramatic styling and elegance and, with the addition of 19 inch rims, stands outrageously strong and actually looks statuesque when standing.  I think the best part about this Seville is its rare hardtop.  It just looks so much better than the tattered landau roofs of the 1970's.

 

PURCHASE GUARANTEE: 

Hold your check!  If you click the Buy It Now price or if I accept your Best Offer and you are coming in person to pick up the vehicle, I do not need a deposit.  Look at the car after you purchase it.  Inspect it with your mechanic and take it for a test drive.  If you like what you see, the car is yours!  If you don't like what you see or if you have buyer's remorse, no worries.  Keep your money.  I will simply relist the vehicle. 

I do not want anyone having second thoughts about purchasing this automobile.

 

Feel free to print this page and bring it with you as proof of my guarantee.  However, if you purchase this vehicle and choose not to inspect the vehicle but rather have the car shipped directly to you instead, then (of course) I cannot offer a purchase guarantee.

 

This is indeed a rare find.  Those of you who have been looking for this particular model know just how hard it is to find a '76 thru '79 hardtop in such pristine condition, with such low mileage and finished in such nice matching colors.  Then, to ultimately have it converted to a carbureted system is not only time-consuming, but a costly endeavor if you plan on doing it the right way with a Master GM technician.


Thank you for taking the time to appreciate this true classic. 

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

I reserve the right to end this auction early.

Car has 2 sets of keys with remote.

 

Double-click on the video to see it in full-screen..........                                  photo Seville6_zpsb1192515.jpg  photo Seville20_zpse2fb97b4.jpg  photo Seville7_zpseb1b3cc8.jpg  photo Seville8_zpse3adffbc.jpg  photo Seville10_zps8922feb1.jpg  photo Seville14_zps4a2cbb4b.jpg  photo Seville11_zpsbffcfd0a.jpg  photo Seville21_zpsf2d9b644.jpg  photo Seville16_zps1e5992a1.jpg  photo cc22_zps96db60df.jpg  photo cc21_zps9d4354c9.jpg  photo cc23_zpsb73c6e72.jpg  photo Seville2_zps3b09805e.jpg  photo cc25_zpscc421749.jpg  photo Seville5_zps1781e6d5.jpg  photo Seville22_zps90d14aa0.jpg

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