Cadillac Fleetwood Seventy Five, 1961 MY 62 Series 6723 R

The Cadillac Fleetwood Seventy Five is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted powerplant which delivers the power to the rear wheels. The Fleetwood Seventy Five is part of Cadillac's 62 Series family of cars. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 6.4 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 325 bhp (330 PS/242 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 583 N·m (430 lb·ft/59.5 kgm) at 3100 rpm. A 4 speed automatic gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels.

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Cadillac Fleetwood Seventy Five, 1961 MY 62 Series 6723 R information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 8/9 seats
How long?
6154 mm
What size engine?
6.4 litre, 6382 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
330 PS / 325 bhp / 242 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
583 Nm / 430 ft.lb / 59.5 kgm @ 3100 rpm

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4 door limousine FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2182 kg
4 door limousine FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2182 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2476 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2444 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2205 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6382 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 2456 kg
4 door limousine FR 4A 6384 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 2495 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 6384 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 2468 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 6382 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5973 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 2412 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5973 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 2412 kg
1961 Cadillac Fleetwood Seventy Five data
bodywork
Body type8/9 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3805 mm 149.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1549 mm 61 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1549 mm 61 inches
Length 6154 mm 242.3 inches
Width 2047 mm 80.6 inches
Height 1501 mm 59.1 inches
Ground clearance 135 mm 5.3 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 79.6 litres 17.5 UK Gal 21 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.4 litre
6382 cc
(389.454 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 98.4 mm
4 × 3.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.03
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 330 PS (325 bhp) (242 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 50.9 bhp/litre
0.83 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 583 Nm (430 ft·lb) (59.5 kgm)
at 3100 rpm
Specific torque 91.35 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1147.9 kPa (166.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 797.75 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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6.0 x 15
Wheel size rear 6.0x 15
Tyres front 8.20 x 15
Tyres rear 8.20 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.36
general
Carfolio.com ID398904
Production total
Model code 6723 R
Model family 62 Series
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1961 Cadillac Fleetwood Seventy Five added 2015-01-25.
Last modified 2015-01-25.