1989 Cadillac Allanté

The Cadillac Allanté is a 2 door coupé style car styled by Pininfarina with a front mounted engine supplying power to the front wheels. The Cadillac Allanté's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.5 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it has an output of 200 bhp (203 PS/149 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 366 N·m (270 lb·ft/37.3 kgm) at 3200 rpm. The engine drives the wheels via a 4 speed automatic gearbox. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1610 kg. The Cadillac Allanté is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 185 km/h which is 115 mph.

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Key facts

1989 Cadillac Allanté information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4536 mm
How heavy?
1610 kg
What size engine?
4.5 litre, 4467 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
203 PS / 200 bhp / 149 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
366 Nm / 270 ft.lb / 37.3 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 8.5 s
How fast?
185 km/h, 115 mph

Cadillac Allanté models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 299 PS 295 bhp 220 kW 1708 kg
fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
Cadillac Allante -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 4A 4087 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1585 kg

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1989 Cadillac Allanté data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2525 mm 99.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1537 mm 60.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1537 mm 60.5 inches
Length 4536 mm 178.6 inches
Width 1864 mm 73.4 inches
Height 1321 mm 52 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight 1610 kg 3549 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.34
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 4.5 litre
4467 cc
(272.593 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 84 mm
3.62 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE Net)
203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(SAE Net)
44.8 bhp/litre
0.73 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE Net)
366 Nm (270 ft·lb) (37.3 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE Net)
81.93 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1029.6 kPa (149.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 558.38 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 8.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 185 km/h (115 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 125.95 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
92.63 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
124.22 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.8 kg/kW
18.03 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.MS.L&TLi.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MS.TL.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID19272
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1989 Cadillac Allanté added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.