This beautiful meticulously cared for and garaged kept 1978 Sedan deVille Phaeton in the colors of Platinum metallic ( original paint )/ simulated Black cloth convertible top ( original ) with a Antique Lt Gray Leather interior has just 43,000 recorded miles on the odometer. Phaetons were a factory ordered Special Edition option package ( Code YP5 ) that added another 25% of the original base cost ( + $2029.00 ) to a DeVille series Cadillac. All Phaetons ( 1978-79 ) were built at the Clark Street Plant in Detroit, Mich. and then sent out to ASC Corp. at Reeck Road, Southgate, MI. about a half hours drive from the Clark Street plant. When completed ( faux convertible top ), they were returned to the Clark Street plant so Cadillac inspectors could approve the work. The styling was originally intended to look like a convertible with the top up. The Phaeton package included; Convertible padded top material, Chrome moldings, Colored-keyed body side moldings, Accent stripes, Wire Wheel Discs, Exclusive rear quarter script, Leather seating area with 45/55 Dual Comfort front seats, Leather wrapped steering wheel. The options on this particular model include; Recliner Pwr-Driver Dual Comfort seat ( $122 ), Recliner Pwr-Passenger seat ( $ 281 ) both seats include 6-way pwr seat adjuster, Tilt & Telescope steering wheel ( $142 ), door edge guards ( $16 ), Trunk Lid release & pull down pwr ( $92 ), Carpeted Front ( $33 ) and rear ( $19 ) rubber floor mats, Trunk mat ( $19 ), Twilight Sentinel ( $62 ), Cruise Control ( $143 ), Rear Window Defogger ( $119 ), Headlamp control- Guidematic ( $97 ), RH Mirror remote control ( $46 ), Illuminated passenger Vanity Mirror ( $52 ), Controlled Cycle Wiper system ( $43 ), Illuminated Entry system ( $65 ), Pwr Door Locks ( $121 ), AM/FM Stereo Signal Seek & Scan Radio ( $380 ), 80 Amp Generator ( $59 ), Heavy Duty Cooling system ( $59 ). The Standard equipment at no extra charge includes; Auto Climate Control, Digital Time display, Steel Belted Radial White Wall Tires, Soft Ray Glass, High Energy Ignition, Freedom Battery, Lamp monitors, Cornering Lamps, Automatic Transmission 3-speed, Pwr Steering, Pwr Windows, Front Disc Brakes ( Rear Drum ) and a 7.0L ( 425cid ) V-8 Carburetor Engine which produces 185hp ( Code # L33 ). The original Platinum paint shines brilliantly and the Black Cloth Simulated Convertible top is in excellent shape ( not a mark on it ). The Gray Leather interior, Dash pad, Steering Wheel are all in immaculate condition. All the functions and power options work on the 1978 Cadillac Phaeton Sedan de Ville including Ice Cold AC! ( Everything has been checked out to make sure it functions properly ). The P215 75R 15 inch Radials are 85% new and the wire wheel discs “pop” as you can see in the photos. These special edition Cadillac’s are rare and this particular car is even rarer because of it’s mileage and condition!