- Opened in 1918, The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado was intended to be one of the worlds finest luxury hotels. In 1937, the facility purchased a fleet of customized Cadillac’s to take its guests on sightseeing excursions, over the years new and grander versions were introduced.
- In 1959, the hotel placed an order for six coach-built Cadillac limousines by Superior Coach. These were built using a modified version of the Royale Hearse and Superior Ambulance with the final product being nearly 21 feet in overall length.
- These custom luxury vehicles provided guest transportation to and from the airport, along with the scenic tours of Pikes Peak, Cheyenne Mountain and the Garden of the Gods. Up to 11 passengers – plus the driver – could experience the natural beauty of Colorado.
V8, 390 cu. in.
Bob Waldock, Sandusky, OH