Coachbuilding company Traditional Coach Works manufactured 204 of these, called the Cadillac Mirage, to Cadillac's standards, such that one could be ordered through a participating Cadillac dealer. I find it to be very reliable, extremely comfortable, and good looking. Over 53,000 DeVilles were sold in their first year as a separate series, accounting for roughly 37% of all Cadillacs sold. Love the self diagnostics for bringing up fault codes. But the car is a 1993 so all of that is expected. An unshortened limousine or in the United States town car has a division between the passenger and driver compartments and if the driver's seat is outside it may be called a sedanca de ville or town car.
The rear wheel openings were again housed in fender skirts. Grilles were widened and had an intricate eggcrate design. There was an all new grille with dual horizontal headlamps positioned in the outboard step down areas of the grille. A slide-out fuse box and safety front seat back lock for two-door models were additional Cadillac advances for the 1967 model year. The short-deck Town Sedan was moved from the DeVille series to the Series 6200, being replaced by a short-deck Park Avenue. Side mirror changed from a round to rectangular shape. It has some of the best flowing body lines.
Primary Use: Family transportation A 5-star Quality Cadillac! Tail lamps were of the same type as before but were no longer divided by a chrome bar. A total of 181,719 DeVilles were sold for that model year, accounting for 76% of all Cadillacs. That was 3 months ago, today it's got new Micheline tires, new coat of wax, interior cleaned and looks and feels like new. More massive front bumper end pieces appeared and housed rectangular parking lamps. The grille cast for 1980 was used again for the 1989 to 1992. A metal cover with a lock on it was available for the rear bed, just as a trunk would also have.
Yes Review Date: 18th June, 2005 I own the 1993 De Ville, and find it to be a powerful performer. Inside were leather upholstered seats and a leather-trimmed steering wheel matching the exterior color. General Comments: Great Power, this car will get up and move. Although the 1987 revamp was still quite similar to the 1986 model so much in fact that it still used the previous year's deck lid , the design was more in-tune with the look that traditional Cadillac buyers were used to. Hoods and deck lids were redesigned.
Bumpers ran fully across the front and wrapped around each end. Love the ride of this car;quiet, smooth feels like you are floating. Further outboard were double deck wraparound parking lamps. Year of manufacture 1993 First year of ownership 1995 Most recent year of ownership 2004 Engine and transmission 4. New standard features included front and rear except on convertibles center seat armrests. Automatic level control was available.
Cadillac script was seen on the front fender sides below the belt molding behind the wheel opening. A vertically ribbed rear beauty panel appeared on the deck lid latch panel. Newly designed piston and oil rings and a new engine mounting system and patented quiet exhaust were used. Infrared radiation is picked up by the sensor, processed by computer and then displayed on the windshield using an. Of the 15 standard and six optional Firemist body colors, 13 were new this year. Sales were up slightly from 1980: 89,991 sedans versus 62,724 coupes figures include DeVille and Fleetwood models.
The standard cassette stereo was found in nearly all models, while 1,122 opted for the sound system at extra cost 752 with cassette, 370 with compact disc. The glove box was replaced with a lockable storage compartment under the dashboard. New standard features included a Light Group, a Mirror Group, a trip odometer and an ignition key warning buzzer. A new curved instrument panel housed a digital clock. The option was unpopular and was discontinued after the 1976 model year.
New DeVille signature script was affixed to the sides of the rear roof panels. A Space Saver spare tire was standard when DeVilles were ordered with optional white sidewall steel belted radial tires. This car has 123k miles on it and it still runs and looks excellent, The only thing we have done to it is have the water pump replaced, and regular maintenence of course. Don't Know Review Date: 9th September, 2004 Year of manufacture 1993 First year of ownership 1997 Most recent year of ownership 2004 Engine and transmission 4. Side marker lights in the rear bumper as well as front fender were also added. Standard equipment was the same as the previous year. Performance gains from the new engine showed best in the lower range, at 20 to 50 mph traffic driving speeds.
The Coupe de Ville and Fleetwood coupe retained the previous year's interior, wheelbase, and doors—all cleverly hidden between the new front and rear styling. There was generally less chrome on all Cadillac models this year. This change also brought nearly the entire Cadillac line of cars to front-wheel drive, leaving only the Fleetwood Brougham as the only rear-wheel-drive car offered by the division. The squarer cornered grille insert had blades that seemed to emphasize its vertical members and it appeared both above the bumper and through a horizontal slot cut into it. The most popular color for 1992 was Cotillion White, with 1,879 models; while the least chosen color was Mary Kay Pink, of which only one was manufactured.
Of the 6,980 Coupe de Villes, 2,635 were Spring Edition models. Ribbed chrome trim panel, seen ahead of the front wheel housings in 1961, were now replaced with cornering lamps and front fender model and series identification badges were eliminated. Don't Know Review Date: 24th March, 2004 Addendum to my survey: Since my survey I have had the water pump replaced for the second time and the rear struts replaced. I wish they still built the 4. For 1992, the Touring Sedan continued as a limited edition option. DeVille scripts were still above the rear tip of the horizontal body rub moldings. Plain fender skirts covered the rear wheels and 4-doors were available in either four-window or six-window hardtop configurations.