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October 3-4, 2013


  • 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
  • 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
  • 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
  • 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
  • 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
  • 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
  • 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible


1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible

Lot No. 379

Auctioned on Friday, October 4, 2013

Sold for $181,500

  • 365-cid, 325-hp V-8 engine
  • Four-speed Hydra-Matic transmission
  • Beautifully restored to glamorous original specifications
  • Factory Sabre-Spoke wheels with chrome finish
  • Power top, windows and six-way seat were standard
  • Power steering and brakes
  • Autronic Eye
  • Many courtesy lights
  • 1957 Cadillac luxury on display


In 1957 Dwight Eisenhower was in the White House, Sputnik orbited planet Earth and Elvis Presley appeared on the Ed Sullivan show for the third and what would be last time. Presley also owned a new 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz, the car that marked the pinnacle of automotive ownership for many Americans. At over $7,000, it was achievable for the individual who had attained personal success. Someone like Elvis, climbing their way up the ladder and had the desire to reward themselves with the best that money could buy. It spoke to that success with vast amounts of chrome, impressive highway-devouring performance, and styling that only Harley Earl's studio could have dreamt up.


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