Elvis Presley Shot This Cadillac And It Can Be Yours For $230,000

The King of Rock and Roll had a thing for Cadillacs. Presley purchased this 1968 Topaz Gold Firemist Eldorado in December of '67 and made it is his daily driver for many years. When the car didn't work properly, Presley did what any rock star would do...he shot it. » 7/19/14 4:13pm 7/19/14 4:13pm

This Eldorado Is As Good As Tarnished Gold

Welcome to Little Car in the Big City, where I highlight fascinating cars I found walking around a town that is known for being bigger than everything else, but where every car is fighting to stand out: New York, New York. » 6/02/13 9:01am 6/02/13 9:01am

What To Drive This July 4th? Bicentennial Eldorado!

Coming not quite two years after Richard Nixon's resignation and just barely a year after the Fall Of Saigon, the 200th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was somewhat muted by Malaise. Meanwhile, Cadillac was building its last convertible Eldorados. » 7/04/10 4:00pm 7/04/10 4:00pm

You've Dreamed Eldorado Dreams... and 1985 Is Your Eldorado Reality!

What kind of slacker gets the déclassé '85 Seville when he could have the Eldorado he's dreamed of since he was valeting for Judge Smales back in the day? » 1/30/10 12:00pm 1/30/10 12:00pm

Junked Eldorado Biarritz Keeps Late Malaise Era Alive In Our Hearts

The Late Malaise Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz, with its stainless-steel roof panel and Barcalounger-esque button-tucked leather seats, was all about class. » 12/12/09 1:00pm 12/12/09 1:00pm

Welcome To The Clunkerdome: Cash For Clunkers Victims Hit The Junkyards

You've seen the Cash For Clunkers numbers and maybe even endured some sodium silicate destructo videos, but have you thought about where those vehicles go after their engines get destroyed? That's right! » 8/29/09 12:00pm 8/29/09 12:00pm

Celebrating 450 Old Vehicles Down On The Alameda Street: Detroit Luxury!

The Down On The Street series has been around for a couple years now, and we've seen a good sampling of big ol' Detroit luxury dreadnaughts down on the Alameda street during that time. » 7/12/09 10:30am 7/12/09 10:30am

Get Ready For 24 Hours Of LeMons Reno With Eyesore Racing’s…

Here’s a little treat for those of you who can’t wait to follow the Monaco GP Murilee and Rob Krider's coverage of this weekend’s LeMons race: a pink Cadillac-Miata from Eyesore Racing. » 5/22/09 8:30am 5/22/09 8:30am

Bay Area Train Commuters Prefer Vintage Iron

When you're having a quinto-Belvedere tailgate party at the Oakland Coliseum, you pay to park in the official stadium lot, but when you're swilling cheap beer and wolfing chile verde burritos prior to sneaking into the good seats with your bleacher tickets watching a ballgame from the bleachers, you don't want to pay » 4/25/08 4:00pm 4/25/08 4:00pm

No Room For The Cadillac Engine? Get The Emblem!

When I saw the junked '71 Eldorado last weekend, I said the same thing to its engine-displacement emblems that (ex-schoolteacher) Chaim Witz said to 16-year-old Christine when he saw her walking home from school: I got to have you! Of course, I didn't mean quite the same thing by my statement (you hope), but the… » 4/16/08 3:00pm 4/16/08 3:00pm

Shopping For An 8.2 Liter Engine?

There was a time, maybe a decade ago, when Cadillac Eldorados with high-compression 500-cubic-inch engines were plentiful in self-service junkyards. These days, months can go by between sightings of non-Malaise 500s. As I learned when I helped a friend pull a 500 one sweltering, bloody-knuckled day, the Eldo's… » 4/15/08 2:00pm 4/15/08 2:00pm

Cadillac Eldorado Brougham

Well, you've done it again - voted into the Jalopnik Fantasy Garage another glass-and-steel piece of history which some, but not all, agree would make for a great addition: the Lotus Eleven. Last week saw no progress towards filling the garage due to Geneva Motor Show shenanigans, but that just gave us some extra time… » 3/11/08 12:40pm 3/11/08 12:40pm

1980 Cadillac Eldamino: For When Your Brat Just Isn't Classy Enough

We've got the deal of the century for you, assuming you are in the market for a car-truck based on a FWD, V8-powered luxury car of the 80's. It's the Cadillac Eldamino and it's got everything an up-and-coming dealer needs: mag wheels, tonneau truck cover, fake Q-beams, 350 c.i. Olds V8 and XM Radio (unless that… » 3/10/08 10:40am 3/10/08 10:40am