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1972 Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado
Standard Equipment

8.2 Litre V-8 Engine
Turbo Hydra-Matic Transmission
Front Wheel Drive
Variable-Ratio Power Steering
Dual Power Brakes with Front Discs
L78-15 Bias-Belted, Fiberglass Black Sidewall Tires
Power Windows
Heater and Defroster
Center Front Armrest
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighters, Two Front and Two Rear
Automatic Level Control
Electric Clock
Two-Way Power Front Seat Adjustment
Lamp Monitors*
Dual Backup Lights
Cornering Lights
Rear Compartment Lights
Automatic Door Courtesy Lights
Front and Rear Side Marker Lights
Glove Box Light
Map Light
Luggage Compartment Light
Outside Remote Control Mirror
Visor Vanity Mirror, Right Side
Concealed Windshield Washer and Three Speed Wipers
Mist Control Wipers
Morocco or Mandate Cloth Upholstery (Coupe models)
Sierra Grain Leather Upholstery (Convertible models)
Power Hideaway Top (Convertible models)
Anti-Theft Ignition Key Warning Buzzer
Inside Day-Night Mirror
Front Seat Heat Restraints
Coach Windows (Coupe only)
Two Dual Hood Stripes*
Full Eldorado Wheel Discs
Rear Fender Skirts
Chrome Mid-Body Molding
Integrated Front Bumper Guards with Vinyl Inserts
Improved Front Bumper Yield Strength*
Front and Rear Bumper Impact Strips*
Flow-Thru Ventilation System

*Denotes new standard feature for 1972

Image: 1972 Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado

Above: 1972 Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado Coupe in Balmoral Green Firemist. Note new standard wheel discs, front bumper guards and impact strips, cornering lights, stand-up hood ornament, and body side molding. The script on the front fender is new this year as well.

Although the appearance of the 1972 Eldorado differed little from the previous year, many detail changes were made between the years. For instance, the 1972 models received softer, more comfortable seating and softer head restraints. The front seat backs included a bright molding to dress up their appearance, and interior chrome highlights inside the car now had a jeweled finish.

The Flow-Thru Ventilation System was greatly improved for 1972, and the front bumper was made stronger and designed to absorb minor impacts better without damage to the car. Front and rear rubber and polyvinyl chloride impact strips helped to protect the bumpers.

Front and rear Lamp Monitors allowed the driver to know at a glance whether the exterior lights were functioning properly. An instrument panel light warned when washer fluid was low.

An improved automatic choke ensured cold weather engine performance was stable, and a purging system for stored fuel vapors minimized emissions to the atmosphere. The rear springs were helical-coil type for improved riding characteristics.

Considering that the 1971 models were fine automobiles, these improvements further emphasize Cadillac's goal of providing supreme comfort and worry free driving for its owners.