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CADILLAC CONVERTIBLE DE VILLE: BUYER'S GUIDE

Median Price: £23,093  •  Highest Price: £160,073  •  Lowest Price: £3,055  •  Sell-Through Rate: 77%

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Cadillac Convertible de Ville

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How much is a Convertible de Ville worth?

In our experience, we've seen plenty of Convertible de Ville's go under the hammer and based on analysing every sale you can expect to pay £23,093 for one in average condition - that places it amongst the most expensive 50% of collector cars across our database.

As Cadillac's go, a Convertible de Ville is on the higher end relative to other Cadillac models. In fact this model is £1,151 above the median Cadillac price of £21,942.

What is the maximum to pay for a Convertible de Ville?

Across the 239 Convertible de Ville's we've seen sell, the highest price ever recorded for this model is £160,073. It was sold by Barrett Jackson in the US on 27 Jan 2023.

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What is the lowest to pay for a Convertible de Ville?

Well, that depends on where you draw the threshold.

The lowest sale of all time for this vehicle is £3,055. RM Sotheby's sold the car at auction in the US on 25 Sep 2005.

When looking at more recent sales the lowest recorded price is, as you would expect, higher. Analysing every sale since 2020 shows that the lowest price between 2020 and today is £5,130, Mecum sold this car in the US on 11 Mar 2020.

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What is the background of the make / model?

Cadillac produced this model between 1948 and 2005.

Cadillac is a luxury car brand founded in 1902 in the United States. It was the first American car to win the Dewar Trophy for technological excellence. In the 1920s and 30s, Cadillac became a symbol of American success and extravagance. It has been owned by General Motors since 1909 and continues to produce luxury vehicles today.

How common is a Convertible de Ville?

According to data from the DVLA, the UK licensing authority, there are [enterMOT] MOTd vehicles alive and kicking on UK roads. Unfortunately, [enterSORN] vehicles are SORNd - in other words not currently registered for the road.

Building on that we've also seen [plentyOrAFew] of these go under the hammer at auctions around the world, [enterListings] to be precise.

Of the [enterListings] to go to auction, [enterSold] have sold. In other words, this model sells on [str] of times it goes to auction - that's [aboveOrBelow] the average sell-through rate we traditionally see.

What is the [enter model]'s like to live with?

We know from reviews of this model by our 42,000+ strong community how this car performs across multiple variables. Those variables stack up to give a TCVScore which is a relative score of how good a car is across the 5 variables in comparison to all other cars.

For the [enter model], it scores a [enter score] out of 100 - that places it in the [enter position] of all cars in our database.

How the car scores across all variables is below:

 

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Why this article was created

Well, we've got one of the largest databases of sold classic car prices in the world so we thought we ought to help and put that data to good use. To be clear though, this article is not intended to be a full tour of every nook and sill of the Convertible de Ville, rather it's meant to act as an introductory guide and overview of the market for this model.

It is here to provide you guidance on how much you should and shouldn't be paying for one based on the 312 we've seen previously.

If you're after more detail, we've got you covered. Click the button below to be taken to a the price guide for this model so you can see every single sale, price trend over time and lots more.

How this article was created

This article was created by looking back at sales of Convertible de Ville since the beginning of our database in 1992. We've scanned over 30 auction houses and results from over £15 billion of sold cars around the world to understand the where the market is at for this car.

The Classic Valuer takes that data and analytics which enables it to generate these articles at scale, for further information regarding the Convertible de Ville please visit the price guide linked below.

About The Author

Giles Gunning | The Classic Valuer

Giles Gunning

Giles is CEO of The Classic Valuer - one of the world's largest databases of sold classic cars in the world going back over 30 years covering over 11,000 models. Giles and The Classic Valuer are regularly referenced in key classic car publications including Classic & Sports Car.

Giles grew up around the iconic historic motorsport venue at Goodwood and enjoys his 1972 Alfa Romeo 1600 GT Junior around the Sussex roads. His primary car goal is to purchase back a selection of his grandfather's car's including his 1931 Riley Brooklands.

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