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The V-63 was a continuation of the 1924 line, expanded to include the "Custom" line introduced in October, 1924.

  • Five "Custom" bodies were shown in the catalog, but a total of eight were listed by job number.
  • The new line was custom to the extent that the customer could choose from 24 color harmonies and 10 upholstery patterns.
  • The introduction of Duco finishes signaled this start to a color explosion which hit Cadillac in the next few years.
  • Nickel plated radiator shell and lights became standard.
  • The scrolled radiator shell, first exclusive to the "Custom" line, was adapted to the standard line.
  • The "Custom" line was distinguished by sloping windshields and double belt molding.
  • A two-door, five passenger Coach body was added to the Standard line.


1925 Cadillac

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1925 Cadillac

Serial numbers were not used.

Engine numbers were stamped on the crankcase just back of the right hand bank of cylinders, and on a plate on the dash.

Starting: 63-H:1551. Ending: 63-M-2572.


Standard Body Styles
Style No.Body TypeSeatingPrice
11494-dr. Touring7$3185
11504-dr. Phaeton4$3185
11512-dr. Roadster2/4$3185
56902-dr. Victoria4$3485
61504-dr. Sedan5$3835
57004-dr. Landau Sedan5$3835
56804-dr. Sedan7$3885
60304-dr. Imperial Sedan7$4010
60102-dr. Coach5$3185
"Custom" Body Styles
Style No.Body TypeSeatingPrice
57504-dr. Sedan5$4550
57204-dr. Suburban7$4650
NA4-dr. Imperial Sedan5-
57604-dr. Limousine7-
57304-dr. Imperial Suburban7$4950
57704-dr. Town Brougham7$-
57402-dr. Coupe5$4350
57102-dr. Coupe2$3975


Engine Type Ninety degree V-8. L-Head. Cast iron blocks of four on Aluminum crankcase.
Bore and Stroke 79.4mm x 130.2mm
Displacement 5.153 Liters
Brake Horsepower "over 80 horsepower"
S.A.E./N.A.C.C. H.P. 31.25.
Main bearings Three.
Valve lifters Rockers with roller cam follower acting on mechanical lifters
Carburetor float feed, auxiliary air control; manufactured by Cadillac under C. F. Johnson patents.


  All Standard body styles & Custom 2-P Coupe Special Chassis All Custom body styles except 2-P Coupe
Wheelbase 3353mm 3683mm 3505mm
Front/Rear Tread 1422mm 1422mm 1422mm
Tires 33 x 5 33 x 5 33 x 5


Transmission Selective sliding gear transmission. Case in unit with engine
Speeds 3 Forward and 1 Reverse
Controls Left drive, center control (right hand drive optional)
Clutch Multiple disc, dry plate clutch
Drive Shaft drive
Axle Spiral bevel, full floating rear axle
Overall ratio 4.50:1, 4.91:1
Brakes Mechanical brakes on four wheels
Wheels Wood artillery wheels, demountable rims, 12 spoke
Wheel size 23 in.
Optional Drive ratio 4.15:1, 5.55:1


Black radiator shell -
Wire wheels -
Disc wheels -
Five balloon tires on disc wheels $140.00
Six balloon tires on disc wheels, plus double carrier for spares $215.00
Five balloon tires on wire wheels $225.00
Six balloon tires on wire wheels, plus double carrier for spares $315.00


1925 Cadillac Notes

  • The 1925 Cadillac V-63 was a continuation of 1924 ("Custom" line introduced Oct., 1924).
  • Innovations: Duco finish.
  • Model year sales: 35,500 with 1924 model V-63.
  • Model year production: 35,500 with 1924 model V-63.
  • Herbert H. Rice was president and general manager until May
  • Lawrence P. Fisher becomes president in May, 1925
  • Ernest W. Seaholm was chief engineer
  • Lynn McNaughton was general sales manager