Key facts

Cadillac Sixty Two Sedan 6 Window, 1963 MY 6229 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5664 mm
How heavy?
2179 kg
What size engine?
6.4 litre, 6384 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
330 PS / 325 bhp / 242 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
583 Nm / 430 ft.lb / 59.5 kgm @ 3100 rpm

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1963 Cadillac Sixty Two Sedan 6 Window technical specifications

Introduction

The Sixty Two Sedan 6 Window is a passenger car from Cadillac, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style.
The Cadillac Sixty Two Sedan 6 Window's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 6.4 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 325 bhp (330 PS/242 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 583 N·m (430 lb·ft/59.5 kgm) at 3100 rpm.
The power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic gearbox.
The Cadillac Sixty Two Sedan 6 Window weighs a claimed 2179 kg at the kerb.
1963 Cadillac Sixty Two Sedan 6 Window data
Cadillac Sixty Two Sedan 6 Window, 1963 MY 6229 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3289 129.5
Track/tread (front) 1549 61
Track/tread (rear) 1549 61
Length 5664 223
Width 2024 79.7
Height 1433 56.4
Ground clearance 135 5.3
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 2179 kg 4804 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 98.5 litres 21.7 UK Gal 26 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 6.4 litre
6384 cc
(389.576 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 98.43 mm
4 × 3.88 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.03
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
330 PS (325 bhp) (242 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
50.9 bhp/litre
0.83 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
583 Nm (430 ft·lb) (59.5 kgm)
at 3100 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
91.32 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1147.6 kPa (166.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 798 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 151.22 PS/g
111.22 kW/g
149.15 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.99 kg/kW
15.02 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6.00 x 15
Wheel size rear 6.00 x 15
Tyres front 8.00 x 15
Tyres rear 8.00 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 305 mm
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 2.94
general
Carfolio.com ID278751
Production total
Model code 6229
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Cadillac Sixty Two Sedan 6 Window added 2012-06-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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