Cadillac Sixty Two Coupé, 1963 MY 6257

Cadillac Sixty Two Coupé is a car that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front located engine delivering power to the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 6.4 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit 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. A 4 speed automatic gearbox transfers the power to the driven wheels. Claimed kerb weight is 2131 kg.

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Key facts

Cadillac Sixty Two Coupé, 1963 MY 6257 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5664 mm
How heavy?
2131 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 Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3289 mm 129.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1549 mm 61 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1549 mm 61 inches
Length 5664 mm 223 inches
Width 2024 mm 79.7 inches
Height 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Ground clearance 135 mm 5.3 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 2131 kg 4698 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
Valve gear 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 154.63 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
113.73 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
152.51 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.79 kg/kW
14.69 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
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
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.94
general
Carfolio.com ID278773
Production total
Model code 6257
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Cadillac Sixty Two Coupé added 2012-06-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.