1974 Cadillac Fleetwood d'Elegance Brougham

Price:
$29,900.00
  • VIN: 6B69R4Q214511
  • Stock: 210614
  • Mileage: 97,630
  • Color: Cotillion White
  • Trans: Turbo Hydramatic 400 three-speed automatic
  • Engine: 472 CID V-8
  • Title: Clear
  • Interior: Dark Terra Cotta Cloth
Description
1974 Cadillac Fleetwood d’Elegance Brougham

 

  • One of 18,250 examples of the Fleetwood d’Elegance Brougham made in 1974
  • This example was reportedly purchased by Ms. Lou Wright, his personal psychic, funded by Elvis Presley
  • Letter of provenance dated January 6, 1981 from Ms. Wright states that Elvis rode in the car multiple times
  • 472 CID V-8 engine (VIN code R)
  • Turbo Hydramatic 400 three-speed automatic transmission and 2.93 gearing
  • Cotillion White (code 11) exterior with a White Cross-grain Padded Vinyl Roof (code J) and Dark Terra Cotta cloth interior (code 148)
  • Air-conditioning, cruise control (code C), power steering, power brakes, power windows, power locks (code M), power sideview mirrors, power antenna, rear defroster (code N), six-way power front bench seat (code V), Soft-Ray tinted glass (code E), front license plate bracket (code X) and theft deterrent (code AM)

 

Ever wanted to own a car the King of Rock ‘n Roll spent some time riding in? Now’s your chance with this 1974 Cadillac Fleetwood d’Elegance Brougham. Elvis reportedly bought the car and gifted it to his personal psychic, Ms. Lou Wright.

This example is one of 18,250 copies made in 1974 and was assembled in General Motors’ Detroit, Michigan factory (VIN code Q) during the first week of April and delivered to Balmer Cadillac in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York. Later, the car was carefully maintained at the Celebrity Car Museum in Branson, Missouri.

Dressed in Cotillion White (code 11) with a white Cross-grained padded roof (code J), the car’s paint and trim are in very good condition, the bodywork is straight and the engine bay is tidy, the car’s chrome bumpers are clean and fit tightly to the body, and the cargo area is in satisfactory order.

Documentation includes - From her home base in Westminster, Colorado, Wright wrote a letter to Ron Kirtschell, dated January 6, 1981, to confirm that this car was bought by her using money that Elvis gave her. The car was titled under Wright’s name; it was bought at Balmer Cadillac and Elvis rode in the car on multiple occasions. Wright was Elvis’ friend and personal psychic from 1973 to 1977, the year Elvis died.  

This Cadillac rolls on a mix of older white stripe radials in front and snow tires in the rear. The tires and factory wheel covers are all in good, original order, but showing age.

Under the hood is a 472 CID V-8 engine, (VIN code R), mated to a Turbo Hydramatic 400 three-speed automatic transmission and 2.93:1 gearing. It came with a lot of options – air-conditioning(compressor does not engage), cruise control (code C), power steering, power brakes, power windows, power locks (code M), power sideview mirrors, power antenna, rear window defroster (code N), six-way power front bench seat (code V), Soft-Ray tinted glass (code E), front license plate bracket (code X), theft deterrent (code AM).

Inside, the car is done in a Dark Terra Cotta Medici Picque cloth (code 148). The front (with fold-down center armrest) and rear bench seats are in very good overall shape, with map pockets and assist handles built into the rear of the front seatbacks. There are additional assist straps hanging from the headliner, along with C-pillar mounted reading lights. The matching carpet and headliner are in satisfactory order, as is the red, three-spoke steering wheel. The matching instrument panel and inner door liners all look great, and a column-mounted shift lever and a factory AM/FM stereo complete the interior.

Competition to this Fleetwood Brougham in 1974 included Buick’s Electra Limited Hardtop, Chrysler’s Imperial Le Baron, Jaguar’s XJ6 Sedan, Lincoln’s Continental and Town Car, Mercedes-Benz’s 450 SEL, Mercury’s Marquis Brougham, Oldsmobile’s 98 Luxury Sedan, Pontiac’s Grand Ville Sedan and Rolls-Royce’s Silver Shadow.

Whether you’re a fan of the King of Rock ‘n Roll, Cadillacs or large, four-door American sedans, this Fleetwood d’Elegance Brougham has a lot going for it. Stop by MotoeXotica Classic Cars today and check it out for yourself.   

VIN: 6B69R4Q214511

This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 97,620 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt Maryland title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!

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Basic Information
  • Stock Number: 210614
  • VIN Number: 6B69R4Q214511
  • Model Year: 0
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Terms of Auction & Sale

  • The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent of any bidder. The Vehicle is being sold by a Licensed State of Missouri Dealer (Motoexotica Classic Cars).
  • Any Missouri resident must pay local MO sales tax and licensing fees to the Missouri Department of Revenue. All others will do so in their home state.
  • All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. (No vehicle is perfect to everyone.) Each vehicle has its strengths, shortcomings, styles and tendencies.  Therefore, despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle’s mechanical condition, we are not able to warranty a manufacturer’s workmanship or previous owner’s diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold “AS IS”. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However, with all pre-owned automobiles, the condition is subjective. Please be advised that no oral or written statements concerning any vehicle constitutes a representation or warranty of the condition of the said vehicle.
  • The vehicle is available for inspection prior to bidding. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close, you or an agent will have seven(7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. We strongly encourage a physical inspection to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.
  • Bidders with less than 10 feedbacks MUST email us before bidding showing their intent to purchase the vehicle. Due to increasing non-paying bidders, we reserve the right to cancel your bid if you do not have more then 10 feedbacks. WE WILL NOT TOLERATE BID INTERFERENCE!
  • All disputes arising out of or resulting from this sale shall be finally determined by binding arbitration in St. Louis, Missouri in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be carried out by one or more arbitrators in accordance with said rules. Any award shall be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction in the same manner as judgments. This agreement to arbitrate shall survive the sale of the automobile described herein. Buyer and Seller hereby agree that Missouri law shall control for all purposes under this Bill of Sale. Buyer and Seller hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Missouri to specifically enforce the agreement to arbitrate and to enter judgment of and enforce the award of the arbitrator.

Payment must be made by Cashiers Check, Money Orders or Bank Wire Transfers payable in US Dollars.

  • A Refundable deposit in the amount of $500.00 must be received within Twenty-Four (24) hours of the auctions close either by Master Card, Visa or PayPal. The buyer has seven (7) days from close of auction to inspect the vehicle. If the vehicle is not to your liking within this seven day inspection period then your deposit will be refunded 100%. If an inspection or decision takes longer then seven days and you find the vehicle not to your liking, your deposit will be forfeited and the car will be relisted for sale.
  • Final payment must be received within ten (10) days of the auction close. The refundable deposit only applies if you or an agent inspect said vehicle in St. Louis and find it not to your liking. MotoeXotica will not be responsible for buyers remorse or problems found to said vehicle once they have left our property. Most of the cars we deal with are vintage and will need TLC and some degree of attention eventually. These are not new vehicles and should not be treated as such.
  • Once full payment has been received, Seller will email a copy of clear title, Bill of Sale, buyers guide and additional DMV forms to the Buyer to sign and return via Docusign. The forms must be returned to the Seller prior to the shipment of said vehicle upon receipt of signed documents. Original paperwork will be sent to Buyer via USPS Priority Mail. If paid by company or personal check, original dues will be held seven (7) to ten (10) business days. Transportation will commence only after final payment and signed documentation are received.
  • INDUSTRY UNIQUE RETURN POLICY: If for any reason you receive your vehicle and have buyer’s remorse, are not happy with the vehicle or just don’t want it for any reason we will purchase the car back from you. We must be notified in writing of your decision to return the vehicle within seven (7) days of your receipt of said vehicle. The vehicle may not have more than 75 additional miles on the odometer from the time it left our possession and be returned in the same condition that it left. You WILL be responsible for a restocking fee that will equal 20% of the purchase price of the vehicle, no exceptions. You will also be responsible for shipping the vehicle back to our shop at your expense.
  • All above terms and conditions are applied to all vehicle sales, whether through eBay or otherwise.

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International Transportation

We are happy to accommodate our overseas buyers! Over the last 10 years we have exported cars to Norway, Germany, Estonia, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Alaska, Costa Rica, Brazil, British Columbia, Canada and other locations around the world. Overseas shipments will be placed into a steel container for safe sea passage. We take care of all the details and paperwork. All you have to do is collect the car at port and enjoy!

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We make every effort to present information that is accurate. However, it is based on data provided by the vehicle manufacturer and/or other sources and therefore exact configuration, color, specifications & accessories should be used as a guide only and are not guaranteed. We are not liable for any inaccuracies, claims or losses of any nature. Inventory is subject to prior sale and prices are subject to change without notice and cannot be combined with any other offer(s). The price for listed vehicles as equipped does not include other charges such as: License, Title, Registration Fees, State or Local Taxes, Smog Fees, Credit Investigation, Optional Credit Insurance, Physical Damage of Liability Insurance, Delivery Fees, Finance and/or Documentation Fees. Any and all differences must be addressed prior to the sale of this vehicle.