Only 2,150 of these beautiful cars were built, making it rare and desirable.
This car was one of the best, the flashiest and most expensive convertible offered by Cadillac.
All the gold trim, the gold grille and Cadillac script and gold Kelsey-Hayes Alcoa gold aluminum Sabre wheels announced to the world that you had arrived and could afford to pay the astonishing original list price of $6,501.
The Eldorado Biarritz convertible had unique tailfins and taillights, another visible sign that this was and is a special car. Eldorado Biarritz convertibles were extremely well-equipped.
Standard equipment included the 365ci dual-quad V8 engine with 305hp, Hydramatic transmission, power steering, power windows, power Hydraulic drum brakes, signal-seeking AM radio, heater, remote side mirror, Sabre wheels and heater/defroster.
The Eldorado had special quarter-panel styling and additional chrome trim on the doors. It was all done so everyone knew you spent the extra money for one of the best, most unusual and stylish cars available.
This car is beautifully finished in the original color scheme of Alpine White with red and white leather interior. It has a white power top with hard-shell parade boot.
The beautiful interior is done in red-and-white leather, with the correct Eldorado woven carpeting and heel pads. Even the seats had plenty of chrome and a beautiful Eldorado emblem on the side.
Beautiful engine bay with the 365ci dual 4-barrel 305hp Cadillac V8, and the proper colors and decals. The cowl-mounted trim tag is important, showing style number 56-6267SX.
SX identifies the Eldorado Biarritz option, along with Trim 18 (red and white interior) paint 90 (Alpine White) and accessory codes E (EZ-Eye tinted glass) and H (Heater). The epitome of the 1950s – a display of opulence, prosperity and power.