Cadillac Type 55 Landaulaet, 1917 MY

Cadillac Type 55 Landaulaet is a car that has a 4 door landaulette type body with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the rear wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.2 litre capacity. This unit features side valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 60 bhp (61 PS/45 kW) of power. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.


Key facts

Cadillac Type 55 Landaulaet, 1917 MY brief technical data

What body style?4 door landaulette with 6/7 seats
What size engine?5.2 litre, 5157 cm3
How many cylinders?8, V
How much power? 61 PS / 60 bhp / 45 kW
How much torque?Unknown

Cadillac Type models

4 door limousine FR 3M 5157 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5157 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW
4 door tourer FR 3M 5157 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW
4 door limousine FR 3M 5157 cm3
1917 Cadillac Type 55 Landaulaet data
Body type6/7 seater landaulette
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3353 mm 132 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1422 mm 56 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.2 litre
5157 cc
(314.699 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79.4 × 130.2 mm
3.13 × 5.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.61
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 61 PS (60 bhp) (45 kW)
Specific output 11.6 bhp/litre
0.19 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Cadillac carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 644.63 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)
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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 37 x 5
Tyres rear 37 x 5
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.44
general ID386914
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 31.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1917 Cadillac Type 55 Landaulaet added 2014-11-22.
Last modified 2014-11-23.