Cars of the Club: 1978 Cadillac Eldorado

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Cars of the Club: 1978 Cadillac Eldorado

Antique Vehicles Club “Klasika” continues to introduce its members’ cars. Since you have recently read an article about our club member in “Siaures Rytai”, we are expanding on newspaper’s idea and introducing you to Virginijus Kučinskas 1978 Cadillac Eldorado. According to Virginijus, El Dorado translated from Spanish means “golden”, “gold-plated”. This model, or more accurately vehicles with this name, started to be made in 1953 and continued until 2002. Of course as years passed, the form, mechanics, power, and modifications of Eldorado changed. This vehicle is the eight (1971-1978) generation of Eldorado. In total, there were eleven Eldorado generations.
1978 Cadillac Eldorado
Production – 1971-1978
Assembly – Detroit, Michigan, USA
Body style – 2-door coupe
Engine – 425 cu in (7.0 L) V8
Transmission – 3-speed automatic
Wheel base – 126.3 in (3,210 mm)
Lengt – 224 in (5,700 mm)
Width – 79.8 in (2,030 mm)
Height  –79.8 in (2,030 mm)
No. produced – 46,816

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