1904 Cadillac Model B Runabout, 1904 MY

The Model B Runabout is a rear wheel drive buggy road car with a mid placed engine, manufactured by Cadillac. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.6 litre, 1 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. The engine drives the wheels via a 2 speed manual transmission. Quoted weight at the kerb is 590 kg.


Key facts

1904 Cadillac Model B Runabout, 1904 MY information summary

What body style?
0 door buggy with 2 seats
How long?
2845 mm
How heavy?
590 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1609 cm3
How many cylinders?
How much power?
How much torque?

Cadillac Model models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2M 1609 cm3
2 door tourer FR 2M 1609 cm3
2 door tourer FR 2M 1609 cm3
0 door buggy MR 2M 1609 cm3 603 kg
0 door tourer MR 2M 1609 cm3 658 kg
0 door tourer MR 2M 1609 cm3 644 kg
1904 Cadillac Model B Runabout data
Body type2 seater buggy
Number of doors0
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 1930 mm 76 inches
Track/tread (front) 1384 mm 54.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1384 mm 54.5 inches
Length 2845 mm 112 inches
Height 1524 mm 60 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.47
Kerb weight 590 kg 1301 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Leland & Faulconer
Engine code
Cylinders 1
Capacity 1.6 litre
1609 cc
(98.187 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 127 × 127 mm
5 × 5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear
2 valves per cylinder
2 valves in total
maximum power output
Specific output
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Cadillac carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 2
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 1609 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position mid
Engine layout unknown
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 30 x 3
Tyres rear 30 x 3
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 2 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID136081
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 10.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1904 Cadillac Model B Runabout added 2005-12-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.