Cadillac DeVille Concours, 1998 MY US

The DeVille Concours is a motor vehicle from Cadillac, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. Its 4.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 8 cylinder that produces 300 bhp (304 PS/224 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 400 N·m (295 lb·ft/40.8 kgm) at 4400 rpm. A 4 speed automatic gearbox transmits the power to the wheels. Stated kerb weight is 1843 kg.

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Key facts

Cadillac DeVille Concours, 1998 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5329 mm
How heavy?
1843 kg
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4565 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
304 PS / 300 bhp / 224 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
400 Nm / 295 ft.lb / 40.8 kgm @ 4400 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.9 s

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1998 Cadillac DeVille Concours data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2891 mm 113.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1547 mm 60.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1547 mm 60.9 inches
Length 5329 mm 209.8 inches
Width 1943 mm 76.5 inches
Height 1422 mm 56 inches
Ground clearance 147 mm 5.8 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 1843 kg 4063 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.6 litre
4565 cc
(278.573 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 84 mm
3.66 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
304 PS (300 bhp) (224 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
65.7 bhp/litre
1.08 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
400 Nm (295 ft·lb) (40.8 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
87.62 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1101.1 kPa (159.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 570.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 15 s
@ 92.1 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 165.04 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
121.38 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
162.78 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.24 kg/kW
13.76 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7 x 16
Wheel size rear 7 x 16
Tyres front 225/60 R 16
Tyres rear 225/60 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 300 mm
Rear brake diameter 277 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio 3.71
general
Carfolio.com ID124421
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Cadillac DeVille Concours added 2004-12-19.
Last modified 2013-02-28.