1955 Cadillac

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1955 Cadillac

The 1955 Cadillac featured a longer and lower body. The parking lights were moved into the panel below the headlights once again. The 1955 Cadillac had bigger bumper bullets than the 1954 Cadillac. The body side trim was moved a little further back. The 1955 Cadillac was still powered by the "super powered" 331 cid V8 engine. The engine produced 250 hp at 4600 rpm. But if you purchased the "Power package" for 161$, the engine would produce up to 270 hp at 4800 rpm. The gas filler cap on the 1955 Cadillac was located in the left rear braking light.

Cadillac produced units in 1955:

3.950 Eldorado's.

2,000 Fleetwood's 75 eight passnger sedans and limo's.

1,975 Fleetwood's 75 commercial chassis.

and 140,778 62' and 60's.

1955 Cadillac Customs

Sondre Kvipt's 1955 Cadillac
Marvin Faw's 1955 Cadillac
Debra Paget's 1955 Cadillac
Mike Lewis' 1955 Cadillac


Cars Using 1955 Cadillac Parts

Brakes
Kjetil Kvipt's 1926 Chevrolet Roadster Pickup


Brake Pedal
Kjetil Kvipt's 1926 Chevrolet Roadster Pickup
Al Lauer's 1941 Cadillac Convertible


Headlight Rims
Santo Vasques' 1950 Chevrolet
Robert Martinez' 1950 Oldsmobile 98
Andy Belusko's 1954 Ford
John Nadzon's 1954 Mercury - The Mysterian
Tony Ferreira's 1954 Mercury Monterey
Charles Mendz' 1955 Oldsmobile
T. A. Neal's 1956 Buick


Taillights
Martin Srabian and Morris Srabian's 1954 Ford Pickup - The Wild Kat


Engine
Kjetil Kvipt's 1926 Chevrolet Roadster Pickup
Jerry Helman's 1940 Ford Coupe
Bob Hoshiko's 1948 Mercury


Dagmars:
John Bozio's 1953 Buick Roadmaster


Front Bumper
Jim Logue's 1954 Ford Convertible


Rear Axle
Kjetil Kvipt's 1926 Chevrolet Roadster Pickup


Spindles
Kjetil Kvipt's 1926 Chevrolet Roadster Pickup


Trim Teeth
Warren Gonzales' 1950 Ford Convertible
Don Antonelli's 1954 Mercury Hardtop


Autronic Eye
Vic Collins' 1955 Chevrolet Truck - The Kopper Kart Klone


Sources

Standard guide to 1950s american cars by John Gunnell



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