Specifications

Details:

  • 8-cylinder, 90° V8, 4.00 x 3.63
  • 365 ci, overhead valves, push rod actuated
  • 10.0:1 compression ratio
  • Rochester #7015701 4 bbl carburetor
  • 300 BHP @ 4800 rpm
  • Hydra-Matic transmission
  • 3.07:1 rear axle ratio (optional ratios available)
  • Live rear axle suspension
  • Helical coil springs and tube shock absorbers
  • Tubular X-frame without side rails
  • 129.5″ wheel base
  • 61″ track front and rear
  • Weight 4677-4856 lbs
  • 0-60 mph in 10-12 seconds
  • 115 mph top speed
  • 12-18 mpg
  • Restyled tail-fins
  • Electric door locks
  • Electric windows

Available Options(not all are on this vehicle):

  • Air suspension
  • New air-conditioner
  • Heating system
  • Signal-seeking pre-selector radio with recessed electrically-operated antenna
  • New fog lamps
  • “E-Z-Eye” tinted glass
  • Autronic-Eye
  • License-plate frames
  • 6-way power seat
  • “Sabre-spoke” wheels
  • Remote-control trunk lid lock
  • Rear compartment radio control
  • Radio foot control switch
  • Whitewall tires
  • RH outside rear view mirror

Easy ID:

  • Quad-headlights
  • Wide grille featuring myriad tiny “bullets” forming intersections of newly-designed egg-crate grille
  • Front bumper bullets, again with black rubber bumper tips
  • One rectangular recess set below bullet bumper portion
  • Housing combined parking lights and turn signal indicator lamps
  • New, convex wheel covers with circular, colored emblem marked “Cadillac Motor Car Division”.

Trivia:

The Body tag for the 1958 Cadillac models carries a mysterious code, to the right of the Trim code number.  It consists of one or two letters, or a letter and number.  Some examples are:  “S“, “AX“, “P2“.  These are NOT accessory codes or codes for paint and trim.  This vehicle carries the code “AX” and I am currently doing research to try and figure out what it means.

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