1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham

The Cadillac Eldorado Brougham is a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with its powerplant mounted in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body. Powering the Cadillac Eldorado Brougham is an overhead valve, 6 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 325 bhp (330 PS/242 kW) at 4800 rpm and 543 N·m (400 lb·ft/55.4 kgm) at 3300 rpm respectively. A 3 speed automatic gearbox transfers the power to the wheels.

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Cadillac Eldorado Brougham -
Cadillac Eldorado Brougham
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Key facts

1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5494 mm
What size engine?
6 litre, 5973 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
330 PS / 325 bhp / 242 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
543 Nm / 400 ft.lb / 55.4 kgm @ 3300 rpm

Cadillac Eldorado models

Cadillac Eldorado Brougham -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5973 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 2411 kg

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1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3200 mm 126 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5494 mm 216.3 inches
Width 1989 mm 78.3 inches
Height 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Ground clearance 135 mm 5.3 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 6 litre
5973 cc
(364.495 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 92.1 mm
4 × 3.63 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 330 PS (325 bhp) (242 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 54.4 bhp/litre
0.89 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 543 Nm (400 ft·lb) (55.4 kgm)
at 3300 rpm
Specific torque 90.91 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system 2 carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1142.4 kPa (165.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 746.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 8.40 x 15
Tyres rear 8.40 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 1415 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.36
general
Carfolio.com ID119218
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham added 2004-04-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.