Key facts

Cadillac V-16 Sedan, 1930 MY 452 4330-S information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5652 mm
What size engine?
7.4 litre, 7413 cm3
How many cylinders?
16, V
How much power?
163 PS / 161 bhp / 120 kW @ 3400 rpm
How much torque?
431 Nm / 318 / 44 kgm @ 1400 rpm


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1930 Cadillac V-16 Sedan technical specifications


The Cadillac V-16 Sedan is a saloon (sedan) designed by Fleetwood with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits its power to the rear wheels.
The V-16 Sedan forms part of Cadillac's 452 family of cars.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 7.4 litre, overhead valve 45 degree V 16 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 161 bhp (163 PS/120 kW) of power at 3400 rpm, and maximum torque of 431 N·m (318 lb·ft/44 kgm) at 1400 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual transmission.
1930 Cadillac V-16 Sedan data
Cadillac V-16 Sedan, 1930 MY 452 4330-S data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3759 148
Track/tread (front) 1454 57.2
Track/tread (rear) 1511 59.5
Length 5652 222.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.5
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 94.7 litres 20.8 UK Gal 25 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code
Cylinders V 16 in 45° vee
Capacity 7.4 litre
7413 cc
(452.369 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76.2 × 101.6 mm
3 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.75
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 163 PS (161 bhp) (120 kW)
at 3400 rpm
Specific output 21.7 bhp/litre
0.36 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 431 Nm (318 ft·lb) (44 kgm)
at 1400 rpm
Specific torque 58.14 Nm/litre
0.7 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 5.5:1
Fuel system 2 Cadillac carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 730.6 kPa (106 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 463.31 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering worm & sector
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 7.50-19
Tyres rear 7.50-19
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general ID341825
Production total
Model code 4330-S
Model family 452
RAC rating 57.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1930 Cadillac V-16 Sedan added 2013-06-26.
Last modified 2013-08-04.

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