Cadillac Calais, 1976 MY 6C C49

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. Its 8.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that has an output of 190 bhp (193 PS/142 kW) of power at 3600 rpm, and maximum torque of 488 N·m (360 lb·ft/49.8 kgm) at 2000 rpm. The engine powers the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission.

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Key facts

Cadillac Calais, 1976 MY 6C C49 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5860 mm
What size engine?
8.2 litre, 8194 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
193 PS / 190 bhp / 142 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
488 Nm / 360 ft.lb / 49.8 kgm @ 2000 rpm

Cadillac Calais models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 8194 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 8194 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 8194 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 8189 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 8189 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
Cadillac Calais Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7725 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 2287 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7725 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 2323 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7725 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7725 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7729 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7729 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW

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1976 Cadillac Calais data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3302 mm 130 inches
Track/tread (front) 1608 mm 63.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1608 mm 63.3 inches
Length 5860 mm 230.7 inches
Width 1941 mm 76.4 inches
Height 1379 mm 54.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 104.2 litres 22.9 UK Gal 27.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 8.2 litre
8194 cc
(500.029 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.22 × 109.32 mm
4.3 × 4.3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
193 PS (190 bhp) (142 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
23.2 bhp/litre
0.38 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
488 Nm (360 ft·lb) (49.8 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
59.56 Nm/litre
0.72 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester Quadrajet carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 748.4 kPa (108.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 1024.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
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
Weight-to-power ratio
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 6JK x 15
Wheel size rear 6JK x 15
Tyres front LR 78-15B
Tyres rear LR 78-15B
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.73
general
Carfolio.com ID278850
Production total
Model code 6C C49
Model family
RAC rating 59.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1976 Cadillac Calais added 2012-06-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.