1938 Cadillac SERIES 65 SEDAN

$29,000

Year
1938
Make
Cadillac
Model
SERIES 65 SEDAN
Stock
2654
Vin
727079
Miles
39,335
Engine Size
346 CI V-8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Manual
Drivetrain
RWD

THIS 1938 CADILLAC SERIES 65 SEDAN IS LOCATED IN: INDIANAPOLIS, IN

The Cadillac Series 65, after the Series 60, represented Cadillac's second, and, being built on the C-body instead of the B-body, somewhat physically larger entry into the mid-priced vehicle market when it appeared in 1937. It was slightly higher in status than the LaSalle, also offered by General Motors.

In 1937 it was offered in only one body style, a 4-door 5-seat sedan, built by Fisher on the same 131.0 in (3,327 mm) wheelbase as used by the Cadillac Series 70 and the Buick Roadmaster. The car offered a longer heavier car than the Series 60 at a price below that of the Fleetwood bodied Series 70.

In 1938 the Series 65 and the Series 75 shared a new front end style featuring a massive vertical cellular grille, three sets of horizontal bars on the hood sides, alligator hood, and headlights on the filler space between the fenders and the hood. Optional sidemount covers were hinged to the fenders. Quarter windows were of sliding rather than hinged construction. The rear of the body had rounder corners and more smoothly blended lines. Trunks had more of an appearance of being an integral part of the body. Bodies were all steel except for wooden main sills. New chassis details included a column gear shift, horns just behind the grille, battery under the right hand side of the hood, transverse muffler just behind the fuel tank, wheels by a different manufacturer, "Synchro-Flex" flywheel, hypoid rear axle and the deletion of the oil filter.

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
346 CI V-8
Fuel Specification

Body

Body Color
Black
Body Style
Sedan
Doors
4
Paint Type

Basic

Year
1938
Make
Cadillac
Model
SERIES 65 SEDAN
Miles
39,335

Interior

Interior Color
Brown
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Seat Material
Shifter Type
Center Console
No

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