Cadillac Fleetwood 75, 1958 MY

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 6 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 310 bhp (314 PS/231 kW) at 4800 rpm and 549 N·m (405 lb·ft/56 kgm) at 3100 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission. The Cadillac Fleetwood 75 weighs a quoted 2412 kg at the kerb.

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Cadillac Fleetwood 75, 1958 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
6022 mm
How heavy?
2412 kg
What size engine?
6 litre, 5973 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
314 PS / 310 bhp / 231 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
549 Nm / 405 ft.lb / 56 kgm @ 3100 rpm

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4 door limousine FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2557 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2516 kg
4 door limousine FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2182 kg
4 door limousine FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2182 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2476 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2444 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2205 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6382 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 2456 kg
4 door limousine FR 4A 6384 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 2495 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 6384 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 2468 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5973 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 2412 kg
1958 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3805 mm 149.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1549 mm 61 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1549 mm 61 inches
Length 6022 mm 237.1 inches
Width 2032 mm 80 inches
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.58
Kerb weight 2412 kg 5318 lb
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 GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
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 314 PS (310 bhp) (231 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 51.9 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 549 Nm (405 ft·lb) (56 kgm)
at 3100 rpm
Specific torque 91.91 Nm/litre
1.11 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.25:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1155 kPa (167.5 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 130.31 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
95.84 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
128.52 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.43 kg/kW
17.43 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
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 8.20 x 15
Tyres rear 8.20 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 1508 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID171666
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1958 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 added 2008-03-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.