Cadillac Roadster, 1924 MY V-63

The Roadster is a rear wheel drive roadster automobile with a front placed engine, produced by Cadillac. The Roadster forms part of Cadillac's V-63 model series. The Cadillac Roadster's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.2 litre, side valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This power is supplied to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.


Key facts

Cadillac Roadster, 1924 MY V-63 information summary

What body style?
2 door roadster with 2/4 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
4 door tourer 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 Roadster data
Body type2/4 seater roadster
Number of doors2
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 ID392799
Production total
Model code
Model family V-63
RAC rating 31.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1924 Cadillac Roadster added 2014-12-21.
Last modified 2014-12-21.