Cadillac Eldorado Sbarro TAG Function Car 1978 Champagne by Autocult
The noble Office on Wheels
In the mid-1970s, anyone who wanted
to have a mobile telephone communication system and stable TV reception at anytime
and anywhere had to invest a lot of money.
The Saudi Arabian businessman Joseph
E. Adjadj, at that time owner of the label ‘TAG’ – the abbreviation for ‘Technique
d’Avantgarde’, had the necessary money and the dream of no longer working at
his fixed desk in his office, but during a drive in his car.
For the realization of his idea, he
commissioned Franco Sbarro, who designed it based on the substructure of a
conventional Cadillac Eldorado. While the front end, together with the
8.2-liter, 350 hp V-8 engine corresponded to the production model, Sbarro completely
redesigned the rear area.
Two large, lateral panoramic windows
gave insights into the “office” in the rear, which came up with everything that
was noble and technically possible at the time. It was fitted with a TV set and
two mobile telephone communications systems. A refrigerator completed the technical
equipment. In addition, the interior was dominated by four large, comfortable
armchairs and two desks. For the design of the interior, the finest woods were
used for cabinets and storage compartments. By raising the roof, it was
possible to move upright in the car. The spacious rear structure required an additional
axle for stability reasons, whereby the mobile office reached a stately length
of 7.1 meters and weighed in at a weight of 3 tons. The top speed was stated with
In 1978, the exclusive car in its
gold-colored livery was handed over to the Saudi Arabian businessman and he
drove it through Europe for a while.
|Cadillac Eldorado Sbarro TAG Function Car 1978 Champagne
|Road, Concept Cars
|Limited edition of 333 pieces
A relatively new maker of very well finished resincast models, established in 2015. Very imaginative choice of subjects, often concentrating on the more eccentric episodes in motoring history! Production limited to 333 pieces of each subject, which often means that we get one delivery and that is it, so pre-orders strongly recommended!! Made in China for Germany.