BaT Auction: 1970 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

This 1970 Cadillac Coupe DeVille is powered by a 472ci V8 paired with a three-speed automatic transmission, and it is finished in Corinthian Blue with a white top over white leather. Equipment includes air conditioning, power-adjustable front seats, an AM/FM radio, and power windows and locks. The car reportedly spent time in Indiana prior to its acquisition in 2010 by the seller, who has since added approximately 3k miles. Service performed in preparation for the sale included recharging the air conditioning system, replacement of the upper control arm bushings, and an alignment. This Coupe DeVille is now offered with partial service records, factory literature, and a clean Arizona title in the seller’s name.

1970 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

The exterior is finished in Corinthian Blue (24) with a contrasting white vinyl top. The hardtop design includes a beveled rear window, rear wheel spats, tail fins, and a chrome driver-side mirror. The seller believes that the car was repainted during prior ownership, and notes fading and other exterior flaws that are shown in the gallery below.

1970 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

Steel 15″ wheels are accented with polished covers and wear 235/75 whitewall tires. The seller states that the upper control arm bushings were recently replaced, and an alignment was performed at the same time.

1970 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

The interior features white tufted leather upholstery on the seating surfaces, as well as matching door panels and a contrasting blue dashboard and carpets. The split-folding front bench is power-adjustable and includes a center armrest. Additional amenities include climate control, an AM/FM radio, and power windows and locks. The seller states that the air conditioning system was serviced in 2012, including replacement of the compressor, expansion valve, and receiver/drier, The system was recently recharged with R134a refrigerant, and the high-side hose was replaced. Wear is visible on the seating surfaces, and cracks are shown on the door panels and dashboard in the gallery below.

1970 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

A three-spoke steering with woodgrain trim frames a 120-mph speedometer and a fuel level gauge. The five-digit odometer shows 22k miles, approximately 3k of which were added by the seller over the past decade. Total mileage is unknown. The clock does not function, and the radio is reported to only operate at low volume.

1970 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

The 472ci V8 was rated from the factory at 375 horsepower and 525 lb-ft of torque, which is sent to the rear wheels through a three-speed Turbo-Hydramatic automatic transmission. The seller states that the oil was most recently changed in November 2018.

1970 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

Additional underside photos are provided in the gallery, and a video tour including start-up and driving footage is provided below.

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