Cadillac Fleetwood Imperial Cabriolet, 1934 MY 40 Series 6230-FL

The Cadillac Fleetwood Imperial Cabriolet is a rear wheel drive car, with its engine placed in the front, and a 4 door convertible/cabriolet body. It forms part of Cadillac's 40 Series 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 powerplant produces 185 bhp (188 PS/138 kW) of power at 3800 rpm. A 3 speed manual 'box transmits the power to the wheels.

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Cadillac Fleetwood Imperial Cabriolet, 1934 MY 40 Series 6230-FL information summary

What body style?
4 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
6096 mm
What size engine?
7.4 litre, 7413 cm3
How many cylinders?
16, V
How much power?
188 PS / 185 bhp / 138 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

Cadillac 40 Series models

4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5787 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6037 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5787 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6037 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 7413 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
4 door limousine FR 3M 7413 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
4 door limousine FR 3M 6037 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door limousine FR 3M 5787 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5787 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 7413 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 7413 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6037 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6037 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5787 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 7413 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5787 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6037 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW

Similar models

4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7922 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 3545 kg
convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 7758 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 2676 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 7758 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 2540 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 7758 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 2495 kg
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 7758 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 2697 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 7298 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 2794 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 7568 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
1934 Cadillac Fleetwood Imperial Cabriolet data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3708 mm 146 inches
Track/tread (front) 1508 mm 59.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 6096 mm 240 inches
Width 1943 mm 76.5 inches
Height 1762 mm 69.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 113.7 litres 25 UK Gal 30 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code 452-D
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
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 188 PS (185 bhp) (138 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output 25 bhp/litre
0.41 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 6:1
Fuel system 2 Detroit carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 463.31 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 3.875
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 4.19 x 17
Wheel size rear 4.19 x 17
Tyres front 7.50 x 17
Tyres rear 7.50 x 17
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 381 mm
Rear brake diameter 381 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.64
general
Carfolio.com ID387244
Production total
Model code 6230-FL
Model family 40 Series
RAC rating 57.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1934 Cadillac Fleetwood Imperial Cabriolet added 2014-11-22.
Last modified 2014-11-23.