1960 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham / 87 Chassis Information

1960 Cadillac Eldorado photograph

1960 Cadillac Eldorado photograph

1960 Cadillac Eldorado photograph

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Brougham
Coachwork: Pininfarina
Chassis #: 87
The 1960 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham is a little-known, but highly significant automobile. Perhaps its most notable distinction is the fact that it is the last of the custom-bodied Cadillac's. The bodies on these cars were hand built in Italy by Pinin Farina Coachworks and shared no sheet metal or glass with factory-built 1960 Cadillac's. At $13,075, the Edorado Brougham was priced nearly three times higher than a standard Cadillac and would compete with Rolls Royce and Bentley. It exhibited a refinement of detail only possible by meticulous hand craftsmanship. Every body panel was hand hammered into shape and is unique to the Brougham. There are no seams anywhere in the body work, and doors, hood and trunk lid were all fitted with exacting panel gaps. Chrome trim was far more subdued and vastly more delicate than that of standard Cadillac's. Of particular note is the seamless windshield and rear glass surrounds hand made from chrome-plated brass and individually fitted to each car.

Most Eldorado Broughams were built to customer order and a new owner need only specify leather or broadcloth upholstery with sheared mouton or nylon blend loop carpet. Every available Cadillac accessory was standard equipment, including air suspension, air conditioning, cruise control and a high performance Eldorado engine with three 2-barrel carburetors. Styling was handled by Cadillac's top stylist, Dave Holls and Chuck Jordan, and the 1960 Brougham set the tone for styling of standard Cadillac's for years to come.

This is body 87 of the 101 Broughams built in 1960. The original owner, industrialist Otto Nieman, used this car only as his special occasion vehicle and it generally stayed in the garage while two Fleetwoods served as daily drivers. Jim Todd, the Cadillac franchise owner in Central Valley, NY who sold the car new in July 1960, repurchased it from Mr. Nieman's estate in the early 1980s. This car was then put on display in his Cadillac showroom until February 2002, when Mr. Todd decided to retire.

The result of its sheltered life are the like-new condition of the leather covering the seats, door panels, rear package shelf and garnish moldings. The carpet is the original sheared mouton. Best of all, this car still rides beautifully on its original air suspension. Aside from minor paint retouching this is one of the finest and most original 1960 Eldorado Broughams in existence.

No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

2019 3
2018 4
2017 3
2016 7
2015 4
2014 1
2013 5
2012 8
2011 3
2010 7

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2019$93,967$121,0003
2018$97,625$132,0004
2017$100,000$117,5003
2016$88,579$165,0007
2015$62,541$94,6004
2014$95,000$95,0001
2013$87,860$130,9005
2012$75,244$206,2508
2011$96,233$128,7003
2010$77,830$110,0007

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1960 sales)
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
Chassis#: 60E061134
Sold for $78,400
  2019 Bonhams : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO BIARRITZ CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 60E010807
Sold for $82,500
  2019 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz
Sold for $121,000
  2019 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz
Chassis#: 60E019986
Sold for $132,000
  2018 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible
Sold for $82,500
  2018 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
Sold for $107,800
  2018 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible
Sold for $68,200
  2018 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO BIARRITZ
Sold for $117,500
  2017 Leake - Tulsa
 
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO BIARRITZ
Sold for $100,000
  2017 Leake Auction - OKC Fairgrounds
 
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 60E043785
Sold for $82,500
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham
Sold for $69,300
  2016 Auctions America : Auburn Fall
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
Sold for $88,000
  2016 Auctions America : Santa Monica
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham
Sold for $68,750
  2016 Auctions America : Santa Monica
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
Sold for $36,000
  2016 Gulf Coast Classic - Punta Gorda, Fl
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz
Chassis#: TBA60CAD
Sold for $88,000
  2016 Motostalgia : Amelia Island Auction
 
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO BIARRITZ CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 60E042833
Sold for $165,000
  2016 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
Sold for $105,000
  2016 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
Sold for $85,000
  2015 Mecum : Indianapolis
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
Sold for $94,600
  2015 Auctions America - Fort Lauderdale
 
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Seville
Sold for $43,000
  2015 Mecum - Rogers'Classic Car Museum 2015
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1960 Cadillac Eldorado's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible60E0105012019 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale   
1960 Cadillac Eldorado 2018 Mecum : Hershey   
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO CONVERTIBLE60E0032732018 Premier Auction Group$71,000  
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible 2014 Auctions America Auburn Fall$70,000  
1960 Cadillac Eldorado 2014 Leake Auction : Tulsa$92,000  
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible 2014 Auctions America Auburn Spring$83,000  
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible60E0032732014 WorldWide Auctions The Houston Classic Motorcar Auction $125,000$175,000
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible 1 of 1,285 Produced60E0887712012 Mecum Anaheim, CA$90,000  
1960 Cadillac Custom Eldorado Two Door Convertible 2012 Leake Auctions Tulsa$49,000  
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible60E0138502012 Russo and Steele Scottsdale   
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible 2011 Mecum Auctions Dallas, TX Auction$45,000  
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO BIARRITZ CONVERTIBLE60E1021002011 Worldwide Auctions The Auburn Auction   
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Seville Coupe60H0306312010 RM Auctions Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook$37,500$45,000$60,000
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible60E1076572010 RM Auctions Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook$67,500$70,000$90,000
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible 2009 Mecum Des Moines, IA Auction$40,000  
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible 2009 Mecum Des Moines, IA Auction   
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO BIARRITZ60E1013562009 Silver Auction Greater Salt Lake$83,000  
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Seville Two Door 2009 Boca Raton, FL Kruse$45,000  
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible 2008 Leake Auctions Dallas 36th Annual Leake Auto Auction Market Hall$85,000  
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible 2008 Leake Auctions Tulsa 36th Annual QuikTrip Center$115,000  
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO CONVERTIBLE 2006 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions February 2526$80,000  
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham60P0095052005 The Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction$65,000$75,000$100,000
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO LIMOUSINE 4DR 2003 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$13,600  
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO CONVERTIBLE 2003 Kruse Auctions Las Vegas, NV   
1960 Cadillac Convertible 2003 Houston Classic$26,000  
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Seville 2003 Vintage Motor Cars at Amelia Island$30,000  
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham 2003 Vintage Motor Cars at Amelia Island$28,000  
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO BROUGHAM 2002 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$35,000  
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO CONVERTIBLE 2001 Kruse Auction Ft. Lauderdale, FL$39,000  
1960 CADILLAC ELDORADO CONVERTIBLE 2001 Kruse Auction Ft. Lauderdale, FL$23,250  

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Cadillac Series 70 Eldorado Brougham1958 Hardtop Sedan
Chassis Num: 492
Engine Num: 58P017398
Chassis information for the Cadillac Eldorado1960 Brougham
Coachbuilder: Pininfarina
Chassis Num: 87


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