When a pink and gray, two-door Caddy wagon won the 2019 Ridler Award in Detroit last year, the custom car world went into quite a tizzy. Here was an outrageous take on a very rare, Pininfarina-bodied 1959 Cadillac Brougham that was voraciously chopped and sectioned into a lean, long roof version of its former self and rechristened “CadMad.” It was a huge crowd pleaser in Detroit and now, this one-in-a-million custom could be yours.
The seller elaborates further, “Nelson Racing Engines built a 632ci big-block Chevrolet V8 engine paired to an automatic transmission that is bolted to a 4L60E C5 Corvette transaxle. Fueled by racing fuel and boosted by a pair of 88mm turbochargers, the engine makes a neck-snapping 1025hp and 950 ft/lbs of torque. Tucked away is the starter, air-conditioning compressor and alternator under the floor at the back of the car.