1970 Cadillac DeVille Series

The 1970 Cadillac DeVille was available as a four-door sedan, 4-door hardtop, coupe, and convertible. They were given all the features and amenities found on the Calais, plus two-way horizontal control front seat adjustment, rear center armrests (except for in the convertibles), and dual rear cigarette lighters. Pricing ranged from $5,880 for the Coupe to $6,120 for the four-door bodystyles. The most popular style was the Hardtop followed closely by the Coupe. In total 181,719 examples were produced for 1970, accounting for 76-percent of Cadillac production.

New this year was a body color border around the edge of the vinyl top covering. DeVille script could be found above the rear end of the belt molding. Upfront there was a new grille with 13 vertical blades set against a cross-hatched rectangular opening.

1970 was the last year the DeVille was offered with the convertible body style.

The 472 cubic-inch V8 engine had overhead valves and delivered 375 horsepower.


by Daniel Vaughan | Oct 2012

Related Reading : Cadillac DeVille History

The Cadillac DeVille was a luxury car produced by Cadillac after the Fleetwood name was dropped by Cadillac. Production began in the post-war era, in 1949. It was produced for many years, ending in 2005 when it was replaced by the DTS. The acronym DTS represented DeVille Touring Sedan. The name for the DeVille was derived from its body styling, with DeVille meaning town in French. The DeVille....
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A name used on a variety of Cadillacs luxury car models the DeVille became the largest Cadillac sedan and was eventually replaced by DTS for the 06 model year. The nomenclature DeVille stands for of the city or town in the French language and comes from its town body which showcased an enclosed passenger compartment and an open chauffeurs compartment. Lincoln used the term Town Car in 1922....
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1970 Vehicle Profiles

1970 Cadillac DeVille Series vehicle information

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Chassis Num: J0332324

For 1970, the Cadillac DeVille had an overhead-valve V8 engine which had its displacement increased from 429 cubic-inches to 472 cubic-inches. The engine was rated at approximately 375 horsepower, all of which were needed, because the lightest of 197....[continue reading]

1970 Cadillac DeVille Series vehicle information

Coupe

This 1970 Cadillac Coupe DeVille Convertible was used in the 2002 movie 'Undercover Brother' played by Eddie Griffin. Addition to its extensive use in the movie, Snoop Dog also drove it in his video 'Undercova Funk' also featuring Eddie Griffin and ....[continue reading]

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Chassis #: J0332324 
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Price Comparison

$830-$5,880
1970 DeVille Series
$6,115-$28,120
1970 Cadillac DeVille Series Price Range: $5,880 - $6,115

$5,640 - $5,810

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Cadillac
1975Chevrolet (1,755,773)Toyota (1,714,836)Ford (1,569,608)264,732
1974Chevrolet (2,333,839)Ford (2,179,791)Renault (1,355,799)242,330
1973Chevrolet (2,579,509)Ford (2,349,815)Fiat (1,390,251)304,839
1972Chevrolet (2,420,564)Ford (2,246,563)Fiat (1,368,216)267,787
1971Ford (2,054,351)Chevrolet (1,830,319)Volkswagen (1,128,784)188,537
1970Ford (2,096,184)Chevrolet (1,451,305)Volkswagen (1,193,853)238,744
1969Chevrolet (2,092,947)Ford (1,826,777)Volkswagen (1,241,580)223,237
1968Chevrolet (2,139,290)Ford (1,753,334)Volkswagen (1,191,854)230,003
1967Chevrolet (2,206,639)Ford (1,730,224)Toyota (1,068,321)200,000
1966Ford (2,212,415)Chevrolet (2,206,639)Volkswagen (1,168,146)196,685
1965Chevrolet (2,375,118)Ford (2,170,795)Volkswagen (1,174,687)182,435

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