picture postA diamond in the rough

1989 Cadillac Fleetwood sedan

1989 Cadillac Fleetwood sedan

This 1989 Cadillac Fleetwood sedan has been parked along the boulevard, off and on, for weeks β€” with a for sale sign in the window.

1989 Cadillac Fleetwood sedan

Building up from its relatively tiny mid ’80s models, Cadillac began to reassert its presence through size, style and power. To that end, the Fleetwood, along with the rest of the de Ville series, received a major makeover for ’89 (following a minor one, in ’87). The updates were most noticeable at the rear but were substantial enough overall that most casual observers probably believed it to be all-new.

1989 Cadillac Fleetwood sedan

This particular car had only a handful of marks indicating its been on the road for more than a quarter of a century. And, particularly with just 113,000 miles on the odometer, at $1,999, it likely won’t be sitting there for very long.