Cadillac Eldorado Convertible, 1976 MY 6E L67

The Eldorado Convertible is a motor car from Cadillac, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 8.2 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 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. A 3 speed automatic gearbox transfers the power to the driven wheels.

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Cadillac Eldorado Convertible, 1976 MY 6E L67 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5692 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 Eldorado models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 8194 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 8194 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
Cadillac Eldorado Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 8194 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 8189 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 2349 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 8189 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 2316 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 8189 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 2231 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 8189 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 2190 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 8194 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 2228 kg

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6556 cm3 1715 kg
1976 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3208 mm 126.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1618 mm 63.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1615 mm 63.6 inches
Length 5692 mm 224.1 inches
Width 2027 mm 79.8 inches
Height 1374 mm 54.1 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 front 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 ID278905
Production total
Model code 6E L67
Model family
RAC rating 59.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1976 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible added 2012-06-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.