1974 Cadillac Coupé De Ville, 1975 MY

This car has a 2 door coupé body style with a front located engine that delivers power to the rear wheels. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 8.2 litres. For this model it provides power and torque figures of 190 bhp (193 PS/142 kW) at 3600 rpm and 488 Nm (360 lbft/49.8 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox. Claimed weight at the kerb is 2245 kg. The Cadillac Coupé De Ville is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 196 km/h (122 mph).

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1974 Cadillac Coupé De Ville, 1975 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5860 mm
How heavy?
2245 kg
What size engine?
8.2 litre, 8189 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
193 PS / 190 bhp / 142 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
488 Nm / 360 ft.lb / 49.8 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 10.9 s
How fast?
196 km/h, 122 mph

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1974 Cadillac Coupé De Ville data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3302 mm 130 inches
Track/tread (front) 1608 mm 63.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1608 mm 63.3 inches
Length 5860 mm 230.7 inches
Width 2027 mm 79.8 inches
Height 1367 mm 53.8 inches
Ground clearance 140 mm 5.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 2245 kg 4949 lb
Weight distribution 57 % front
fuel tank capacity 102.3 litres 22.5 UK Gal 27 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 8.2 litre
8189 cc
(499.723 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.2 × 109.3 mm
4.3 × 4.3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
193 PS (190 bhp) (142 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(net)
23.2 bhp/litre
0.38 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
488 Nm (360 ft·lb) (49.8 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
59.59 Nm/litre
0.72 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 748.9 kPa (108.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 1023.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 8.1 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 10.9 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.66 s
@ 78.32 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 196 km/h (122 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 85.81 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
63.11 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
84.63 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.85 kg/kW
26.47 lb/bhp
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 3.250
Turning circle
Front suspension I.U&LA.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.4Li.CS.
Wheel size front 6 x 15
Wheel size rear 6 x 15
Tyres front LR 78 x 15
Tyres rear LR 78 x 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 298 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2765 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.73
general
Carfolio.com ID123563
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 59.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1974 Cadillac Coupé De Ville added 2004-12-18.
Last modified 2017-06-11.