Cadillac Sixty Two Coupé, 1960 MY 62 Series 6237

Cadillac Sixty Two Coupé is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The Cadillac Sixty Two Coupé is one of the 62 Series range of cars from Cadillac. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 6.4 litres. In this application it musters power and torque figures of 325 bhp (330 PS/242 kW) at 4800 rpm and 583 Nm (430 lbft/59.5 kgm) at 3100 rpm respectively. A 4 speed automatic 'box delivers the power to the driven wheels.

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Key facts

Cadillac Sixty Two Coupé, 1960 MY 62 Series 6237 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5715 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

Cadillac 62 Series models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 6382 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 6382 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 6382 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 6382 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 6382 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 6382 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 6382 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 6382 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 6382 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW

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1960 Cadillac Sixty Two Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3302 mm 130 inches
Track/tread (front) 1549 mm 61 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1549 mm 61 inches
Length 5715 mm 225 inches
Width 2029 mm 79.9 inches
Height 1374 mm 54.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
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 8.00 x 15
Tyres rear 8.00 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 305 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.94
general
Carfolio.com ID428043
Production total
Model code 6237
Model family 62 Series
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1960 Cadillac Sixty Two Coupé added 2015-07-12.
Last modified 2015-07-12.