2005 Cadillac XLR-V, 2006 MY US

The Cadillac XLR-V is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with its motor located in the front, and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet bodyshell. It's powered courtesy of a supercharged engine of 4.4 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 443 bhp (449 PS/330 kW) of power at 6400 rpm, and maximum torque of 561 N·m (414 lb·ft/57.2 kgm) at 3600 rpm. Power is delivered to the wheels through a 6 speed automatic gearbox. It weighs a stated 1725 kg at the kerb.

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2005 Cadillac XLR-V, 2006 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4514 mm
How heavy?
1725 kg
What size engine?
4.4 litre, 4371 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
449 PS / 443 bhp / 330 kW @ 6400 rpm
How much torque?
561 Nm / 414 ft.lb / 57.2 kgm @ 3600 rpm

Cadillac XLR-V models

Cadillac XLR-V -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 4371 cm3 446 PS 440 bhp 328 kW 1726 kg

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2005 Cadillac XLR-V data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2685 mm 105.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1565 mm 61.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1578 mm 62.1 inches
Length 4514 mm 177.7 inches
Width 1836 mm 72.3 inches
Height 1280 mm 50.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1725 kg 3803 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code Northstar SC
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.4 litre
4371 cc
(266.735 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 91 × 84 mm
3.58 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.08
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 449 PS (443 bhp) (330 kW)
at 6400 rpm
Specific output 101.3 bhp/litre
1.66 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 561 Nm (414 ft·lb) (57.2 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque 128.35 Nm/litre
1.55 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & heads
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system SFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1612.8 kPa (233.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 6700 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 546.38 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
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 260.38 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
191.5 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
256.81 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.22 kg/kW
8.72 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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.900
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.LS.
Rear suspension I.DW.LS.
Wheel size front 8.5 x 19
Wheel size rear 8.5 x 19
Tyres front P235/45 R 19
Tyres rear P255/40 R 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 340 mm
Rear brake diameter 330 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 2.56
general
Carfolio.com ID175109
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 41.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2005 Cadillac XLR-V added 2008-04-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.