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April 6, 2013

Bart Conner’s Coupe de Ville racks up style points

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There’s also a feature called Autronic Eye. It’s an oval device that sits atop the left dash to detect oncoming headlamps and dim the Cadillac’s bright lights automatically if you neglect to manually. The Tri-Power engine uses a system of graduated carburetor performance for fuel economy that would instantly turn it into a roaring beast if you put the pedal to the metal.

“There’s a full size Kleenex box on a little swivel underneath the dashboard,” Conner said. “So you just swing that out if you want a tissue.”

It’s a car with character and small details like this make it extra special. It’s the vehicle’s personality that most appeals to Conner.

“Style is a big thing with me and this Coupe de Ville just grabs your attention,” Conner said.

Have you seen a cool vehicle around town? Writer Doug Hill is always looking for cars to write about for this column. Contact him at hillreviews@hotmail.com.

 

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