Cadillac Sixty Two Convertible, 1960 MY 62 Series 6237

The Cadillac Sixty Two Convertible is a 2 door convertible/cabriolet-bodied motor vehicle with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The Cadillac Sixty Two Convertible is one of the 62 Series range of cars from Cadillac. Powering the Cadillac Sixty Two Convertible is an overhead valve, 6.4 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 325 bhp (330 PS/242 kW) at 4800 rpm and 583 N·m (430 lb·ft/59.5 kgm) at 3100 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 4 speed automatic gearbox.

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

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet 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
Cadillac Sixty Two Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé 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

Similar models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 6572 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 6572 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6722 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7046 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 2360 kg
convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6370 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
1960 Cadillac Sixty Two Convertible data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
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 1377 mm 54.2 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 ID428054
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 Convertible added 2015-07-12.
Last modified 2015-07-12.