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The Eldorado is a personal luxury car manufactured and marketed by the Cadillac Division of General Motors from 1953 to 2002 over ten generations. Competitors included the Lincoln Mark series, Buick Riviera, Oldsmobile Toronado and the Chrysler Imperial Crown Coupe.

The nameplate Eldorado is a contraction of two Spanish words that translate as "the gilded one" — and also refers to El Dorado, the mythical South American "Lost City of Gold" that fascinated Spanish explorers.

Chosen in an internal competition for a 1952 concept vehicle celebrating the company's golden anniversary, the name Eldorado was proposed by Mary-Ann Marini, a secretary in Cadillac's merchandising department, and was subsequently adopted for a limited-edition convertible for model year 1953.