It was a fine line to walk. And, by the way, don’t mention the word “small”. This word was never seen in the brochure and was banned from utterance in every Cadillac dealership. Out on the road the Seville has that smooth and soft ride of its much bigger siblings, which was something Cadillac’s suspension engineers were very keen to emulate. Its 350 cu.in/5.7 litre V8, sourced from Oldsmobile, delivers plenty of power. It has Bendix fuel injection which uses an analog computer. Cadillac called it an Electronic Control Unit (ECU). And the car runs on unleaded petrol. So, back to the original question. Was the Seville a success? On the no side it never really appealed to those who wanted a luxury European sedan. Sales statistics suggest about 30% 16