Key facts

Cadillac Series 75 Imperial, 1946 MY 46-75 7533 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 6/7 seats
How long?
5739 mm
How heavy?
2312 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5676 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
152 PS / 150 bhp / 112 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
384 Nm / 283 ft.lb / 39.2 kgm @ 1600 rpm

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1946 Cadillac Series 75 Imperial technical specifications

Introduction

The Cadillac Series 75 Imperial is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies the power through the rear wheels.
The Cadillac Series 75 Imperial belongs to the 46-75 range of cars from Cadillac.
The Cadillac Series 75 Imperial's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.7 litre, side valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it has an output of 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) of power at 3600 rpm, and maximum torque of 384 N·m (283 lb·ft/39.2 kgm) at 1600 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.
Its quoted kerb weight is 2312 kg.
1946 Cadillac Series 75 Imperial data
Cadillac Series 75 Imperial, 1946 MY 46-75 7533 data
bodywork
Body type6/7 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3454 136
Track/tread (front) 1486 58.5
Track/tread (rear) 1588 62.5
Length 5739 225.9
Width 2091 82.3
Height 1824 71.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 2312 kg 5097 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90.9 litres 20 UK Gal 24 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 5.7 litre
5676 cc
(346.371 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 114.3 mm
3.5 × 4.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.78
side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 152 PS (150 bhp) (112 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output 26.4 bhp/litre
0.43 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 384 Nm (283 ft·lb) (39.2 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque 67.65 Nm/litre
0.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 7.25:1
Fuel system 1 Carter carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 850.2 kPa (123.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 709.5 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 65.78 PS/g
48.38 kW/g
64.88 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.67 kg/kW
34.53 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 recirculating ball
turns lock-to-lock 3.940
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5.0 x 16
Wheel size rear 5.0 x 16
Tyres front 7.50-16
Tyres rear 7.50-16
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 305 mm
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 4.27
general
Carfolio.com ID300234
Production total
Model code 7533
Model family 46-75
RAC rating 39.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1946 Cadillac Series 75 Imperial added 2012-12-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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