Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupé Automatic, 1946 MY 46-62 6267

The Series 62 Convertible Coupé is a rear wheel drive convertible/cabriolet motor car with a front mounted engine, produced by Cadillac. The Series 62 Convertible Coupé is part of Cadillac's 46-62 family of cars. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.7 litre, side valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 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. A 4 speed automatic gearbox transfers the power to the driven wheels.

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Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupé Automatic, 1946 MY 46-62 6267 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5567 mm
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

Cadillac Series models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 5420 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 2034 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5676 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1937 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5676 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5676 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 2102 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5676 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 2001 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 5676 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW

Similar models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5834 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 5834 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 5361 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5361 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
1946 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupé Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3277 mm 129 inches
Track/tread (front) 1500 mm 59.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1600 mm 63 inches
Length 5567 mm 219.2 inches
Width 2051 mm 80.7 inches
Height 1694 mm 66.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 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
Valve gear 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
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 3.940
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½ x 15
Wheel size rear 5½ x 15
Tyres front 7.00-15
Tyres rear 7.00-15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 305 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.36
general
Carfolio.com ID300300
Production total
Model code 6267
Model family 46-62
RAC rating 39.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1946 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupé Automatic added 2012-12-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.