Cadillac Series 62 Coupé, 1964 MY 6257

The Cadillac Series 62 Coupé is a 2 door coupé style motor vehicle with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The Cadillac Series 62 Coupé's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 7 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it has an output of 340 bhp (345 PS/254 kW) of power at 4600 rpm, and maximum torque of 651 N·m (480 lb·ft/66.4 kgm) at 3000 rpm. A 3 speed automatic gearbox transfers the power to the wheels. Quoted kerb weight is 2118 kg.

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Key facts

Cadillac Series 62 Coupé, 1964 MY 6257 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5677 mm
How heavy?
2118 kg
What size engine?
7 litre, 7025 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
345 PS / 340 bhp / 254 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
651 Nm / 480 ft.lb / 66.4 kgm @ 3000 rpm

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 6382 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 2215 kg

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1964 Cadillac Series 62 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) 1550 mm 61 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1550 mm 61 inches
Length 5677 mm 223.5 inches
Width 2024 mm 79.7 inches
Height 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 2118 kg 4669 lb
Weight distribution 51.3 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7 litre
7025 cc
(428.692 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 104.9 × 101.6 mm
4.13 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.03
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
345 PS (340 bhp) (254 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
48.4 bhp/litre
0.79 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
651 Nm (480 ft·lb) (66.4 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
92.67 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 Carter AFB 3655 S carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1164.5 kPa (168.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 878.13 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 162.76 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
119.71 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
160.53 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.35 kg/kW
13.95 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 I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.CS.
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-S
Front brake diameter 292 mm
Rear brake diameter 292 mm
Braked area 1431 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.94
general
Carfolio.com ID282084
Production total
Model code 6257
Model family
RAC rating 54.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 Cadillac Series 62 Coupé added 2012-08-10.
Last modified 2013-02-28.