Cadillac Phaeton, 1924 MY V-63

This vehicle has a 4 door tourer type body with a front positioned engine that delivers power to the rear wheels. It is part of Cadillac's V-63 family of cars. It's powered courtesy of 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. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual transmission.


Key facts

Cadillac Phaeton, 1924 MY V-63 information summary

What body style?
4 door tourer with 4/5 seats
What size engine?
5.2 litre, 5157 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
How much torque?

Cadillac V-63 models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5157 cm3
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5157 cm3
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5157 cm3
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5157 cm3
4 door limousine FR 3M 5157 cm3
2 door roadster FR 3M 5157 cm3
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5157 cm3
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5157 cm3
4 door tourer FR 3M 5157 cm3
4 door landaulette FR 3M 5157 cm3
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5157 cm3
1924 Cadillac Phaeton data
Body type4/5 seater tourer
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
Specific output
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
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
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 33 x 5
Tyres rear 33 x 5
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 432 mm
Rear brake diameter 432 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general ID392777
Production total
Model code
Model family V-63
RAC rating 31.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1924 Cadillac Phaeton added 2014-12-21.
Last modified 2014-12-21.