Classics Freaky Cadillac Brougham Hearse Rides High On Chevy Truck Chassis

12:37  17 september  2020
12:37  17 september  2020 Source:   autoclassics.com

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a car parked in a parking lot: Lifted 1990 Cadillac Brougham Hearse © AutoClassics.com Copyright Lifted 1990 Cadillac Brougham Hearse

It even comes with a coffin in the back.

Halloween is right around the corner, and this 1990 Cadilac Brougham hearse is for sale. It rides closer to heaven thanks to sitting on a lifted Chevrolet K10 truck chassis. Make your costume a hazmat suit to handle social distancing concerns and use this beast to hand out candy on October 31.

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A Cadillac Brougham hearse is eye-catching in any specification, but this one grabs even more attention with its massive ride height. The beast sits on 17-inch wheels with rugged mud-terrain tires. A skull logo is on the swingout back door. A matching cranium as the hood ornament seems like a missed opportunity, though.

Inside, there are even more skulls, including on the steering wheel cover and glove box. In front, there's a big bench seat. A touchscreen display with Bluetooth support on the center of the dash gives the vehicle some modern amenities. It also has power windows, power locks, and adjustable steering wheel, and cruise control. The air conditioning needs servicing, according to the listing, but that wouldn't be an issue for Halloween.

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A coffin comes with the vehicle. Although, the smooth wood in the rear lacks the rollers and supports that would be in an authentic hearse. Any corpse in here is going to go for a heck of a ride sliding around the back of this vehicle on the way to the grave.

The hearse uses a 5.7-liter V8. Although, the Chevy valve covers are evidence that the mill isn't stock. The listing also mentions an upgraded, aluminum radiator. Power runs through a four-speed automatic transmission.

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Judging by the photos, the rest of the drivetrain is a bit odd. The pictures show a front-axle differential and halfshafts, but the wheels don't appear to be getting any power. The listing notes that the hearse is rear-wheel drive, but with enough desire, it looks like you convert the setup to four-wheel drive.

Streetside Classics is asking $19,995 for the high-riding hearse.

Source: Streetside Classics via The Drive

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