1973 Cadillac Eldorado

2dr Hardtop Coupe 8-cyl. 500cid/235hp 4bbl
$10,500 Avg. Value*

Model Overview

History of the 1971-1978 Cadillac Eldorado

This generation of Eldorado is differentiated further from its E-body Oldsmobile Toronado sibling by the fact that it was available through 1976 as a convertible, as well as two-door hardtop. The car grew in size and weight, but the 500 Cad motor lost horsepower every year due to ever tightening emission standards and crude emissions equipment. Performance was dulled but not ruined, though fuel economy sank to new lows. Interestingly, the 1973 Cadillac Eldorado convertible was chosen as the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car for 1973. 566 of these were built, 33 of which were used on the track and the remaining cars were sold (one for each dealership). The final 200 1976 Eldorado convertibles were designated as Bicentennial Specials, colored in white with red and blue pinstripes. In 1976, the Biarritz name once again surfaced as an options package, including a brushed stainless roof appliqué which mirrored that of the original four-door 1957-1958 Eldorado Broughams.

1973 Cadillac Eldorado Info

  • Body Styles
  • 2dr Convertible
  • 2dr Hardtop Coupe
  • Engine Types
  • 8-cyl. 500cid/235hp 4bbl
  • Additional Info
  • Curb Weight: 5094 lbs.
  • Length: 222 in.
  • Wheel Base: 126.3 in.
  • Number Produced
  • 42,136

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