Historical Item

Name: Cadillac Type 51

Category: car
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Size/weight: large/heavy

Rarity: rare

Value: expensive

Uses: travel

Description (ca. 1921):
The Cadillac Type 51 was introduced by Cadillac in 1914 as a 1915 model. It was Cadillac's first V8 automobile and had an engine that produced 70 horsepower at 2,400 rpm. It was also the first left-hand drive Cadillac, although right-hand drive continued to be an option. It fits four passengers. Almost 13,000 of these Cadillacs were on the road in its first year of production and their owners raved about the smoothness and performance of the vehicle.