Please contact me with questions and to arrange viewings Banshee. Cadillac's sales literature used the catch phrase, 'Fifty body styles and types - Five hundred colors and upholstery combinations. People do buy prestige and a Cadillac was prestige. It had been on display in his museum for many to admire but the museum closed after his death and his collection of cars was sold off. This is a beautifully styled car both inside and out and needs to be seen to be appreciated. La Salle: Cadillac's Companion Car First ed.
Coupe 5P 3855 4465 6690 4-dr. If you have any questions I can be reached on 407 729 6957 or at. Cabriolet Sedan 5P 4095 - 6670-L 4-dr. Thank you Mark Froo www. In Packard circles, the fact that the marque's lower priced cars were designated Packards is thought by many to have ultimately resulted in the ruination of the company. Bakom; seated in the car: Ernest Seaholm passenger , Mr.
So what is she worth? Cadillac, which had seen its base prices soar in the heady 1920s, was assigned the LaSalle as a companion marque to fill the gap that existed between it and Buick. Since LaSalle had been a Cadillac in all but name for most of its lifespan, it was decided it was time to bestow upon it the prestigious title of Cadillac. The test at Milford would have continued; however, a problem in the oil system drew the test to an early close, approaching the 9:45 mark. Next, in ascending order , came the , , , , , , LaSalle, and ultimately,. For 1927, Cadillac offered an incredible 50 body types and styles featuring 500 color and upholstery combinations. This car has a 4 door saloon sedan body style designed by Fisher with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Needs to be finished, but an excellent restoration project.
The exterior has been painted in a distinguished two-tone dark and light blue color combination. The interior is either original or restored many decades ago. The car has not been driven regularly for many years and will need sorting, the seller saying brakes, fuel tank and lines will need attention prior to serious driving. Both Buick and Oldsmobile had eliminated the Marquette and the Viking in 1930, their second model year. For sale my stunning super straight bondo and rust free 1927 LaSalle sedan that has belonged to the same owner from 1962. New inner tubes, original wheels, needs tires. The open cars could also be ordered in tri-tone color combinations, at a time when dark colors like black and navy blue were still the most familiar colors produced by manufacturers.
Prior to the 1927 LaSalle, automobile design essentially followed a set pattern, with design changes driven principally by engineering needs. Touring 7P 3450 4285 Fleetwood Body Styles 2891 - Limousine Brougham - 5525 - 2925 - Town Cabriolet seats forward 7P 5750 - 3200 - Town Cabriolet opera seats 7P 5500 - 3202 - Coupe with rumble 2P 4775 - 3260 - Imperial 5P 4975 - 3260-S - Sedan 5P 4875 - 3261 - Imperial Cabriolet 5P 5125 - 3261-S - Sedan Cabriolet 5P 4975 - 3275 - Imperial 7P 5150 - 3275-S - Sedan 7P 4975 - 3276 - Imperial Cabriolet 7P 5375 - 3291 - Limousine Brougham - 5525 - 3078 - Cabriolet 7P - - 3012 - Trans. Here's how I grade her from 1 to 10 Ten being the best Paint 8. Note the original 88-year old Illinois license plate in front between twin driving lights. The narrow radiator grille opening was retained and was flanked by additional side grill work.
The 1927 LaSalle was designed by , who would go on to have a 30-year career at General Motors, eventually gaining control of all design and styling at General Motors. Mated to this powerplant is a smooth 3-speed manual transmission. For 1937, Cadillac made the LaSalle its own again, giving it the 322 cu in 5. This vehicle was dormant for 35 years and after nearly five years of restoration it has been brought back to its original glory. The rear passenger compartment presents well and was probably recovered in the past. The paint on this car is truly exceptional.
Brougham 'The New Ninety Degree Cadillac' debuted in 1926 and the 1927 was a continuation of the series. Needs to be finished, but an excellent restoration project. A second was based on the which ended up being shared by the , the and , the and the. Stephens, Lynn McNaughton, Harley Earl, H. You can generally expect a response within 24 hours.
It was undoubtedly one of the best looking American cars of its day. The original 314ci V8 starts easily and the car is drivable with working brakes. Sloan developed the concept for LaSalle and certain other General Motors' marques in order to fill pricing gaps he perceived in the General Motors product portfolio. The LaSalle emerged with a smooth-flowing design, its trademark thin radiator flanked by a series of thin chrome slots, giving it a futuristic look. The catalog was but a starting point -- the customer could pick almost any combination of bits and pieces and have a unique motor car without the expense of a full custom.
In LaSalle's case that it wasn't a Cadillac was probably the ruinous factor. This 1927 Cadillac is a 138-inch wheelbase model and carries a 7-passenger sedan body built by Fisher. Cabriolet Coupe 5P 3955 - 6690-L 4-dr. Cadillac history 1927 Fully Featured Website Hosting!!! The second owner obtained it in the late 1950s, bringing it to Michigan. Cabriolet Imperial 7P 4450 - 1165 2-dr.