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Zoom Classic Cars, LLC
Hanover, MA 02339
Phone: (844)-4-ZoomCC or (877) 891-1256

1961 Cadillac Town Sedan Short Deck

1961 Cadillac Town Sedan Short Deck for sale in Hanover, MA


Vehicle Description

Zoom Classic Cars presents this rarely seen 1961 Cadillac Town Sedan - Short Deck. While it looks like any other Sedan de Ville, you'll notice that it is somehow a little different. There’s the positioning of the tailfin kick up, and the trunk lid is not the same as those on other 1961 Cadillacs. That’s because this is one of only 3,756 examples of the 1961 Cadillac Sedan de Ville produced with a shorter trunk, which reduced its overall length by seven inches. Search the internet and you'll find that not many of the Short Decks exist anymore. All examples were built mid-year in 1961 and were 6 window pillarless hardtop Sedan de Ville models and considered by some to be the first truly downsized American luxury sedan. Referred to as the Town Sedan and according to some interpretations of Cadillac folklore, was created at the behest of well-heeled buyers who needed a Cadillac that could fit into San Francisco’s cramped parking accommodations. This mostly original Florida 4 door sedan owned by the current owner since 2006 and showing 48k on the odometer was originally black but was been repainted in a beautiful light gray metallic prior to purchase. The paint is in overall very nice condtion with some minor imperfections as shown. All original interior with black cloth and leather seating in very nice overall condition with no rips or tears, headliner in very nice condition, new carpets with Cadillac insignia and instrumental panel including full gauges and clock in great condition and functioning as they should. The dash does have a crack and another imperfection as shown. The car features the powerful and reliable 390CID 16 Valve OHV V8 with a Rochester #701930 4-bbl downdraft Quadrajet with equalized manifold, mechanical fuel pump, polyurethane air filter, intake silencer, and automatic choke. The engine has a cast iron block and heads, five main bearings, and hydraulic valve lifters. Other standard features include Power Steering, Brakes, Windows and antenna. Factory AC and AM radio. The owner notes that the AC is not currently functioning. The car also features an aftermarket stereo with CD with controls mounted in the glove box. New gas tank with new sending unit. Owner also added the iconic Trumpet horn to the vehicle. All the panels line up nicely on the car and all of the chrome and badging on the car is intact and in very nice condition. The upholstered trunk compartment is in excellent condition and equipped with stereo controls, original jack and tools along with full size spare and wheel chocks. Undercarriage of the car is very clean with some minor surface rust only. The car rides on extra wide whitewall tires mounted on aftermarket Cadillac chrome spoke wheels which was a touch the current owner preferred. The wider tires improve the handling and ride of the car and the original hub caps have been retained for a new owner to switch back to if desired. Owner notes that Odometer stopped working some time ago and estimates that he has driven 12-15K miles more than what the odometer is currently showing. Car has always been garaged and properly maintained and is a very nice example of the Short Deck Cadillac. A great Cadillac cruiser that attracts alot of attention because of its unique design and one that you'll love to own and drive. Stored in MA with clean title, some documentation and car cover. Year of Manufacture license plate can be transferred for MA buyers. Call Jeff for for information or to schedule an appointment to see this wonderful Town Sedan. Thanks for Looking.

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Asking Price: $33,900

Call Today: (617) 800-6737

Vehicle Specs
Body Style:
Sedan
Engine:
390CI
Cylinders:
8 Cylinder
Transmission:
Automatic
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Exterior Color:
Light Gray Metallic
Interior Color:
Black
Miles:
48,812
Stock Number:
1961CADTWNSDNSHDCKJO
VIN:
61D059605

Vehicle Location

Zoom Classic Cars, LLC
Contact: Jeff
Phone: (617) 800-6737

Vehicle Equipment and Warranty

Options and Equipment:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Custom Paint
  • Custom Wheels
  • Power Brakes
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows

*While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the vehicle data, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify information, pricing, and availability with a dealership sales representative. All advertised prices exclude government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer document preparation charge, and any emission testing charge. Subject to prior sale.