Cadillac De Ville, 1974 MY 6CD49

The De Ville is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) motor car with a front located engine, produced by Cadillac. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 7.7 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 205 bhp (208 PS/153 kW) of power at 3600 rpm, and maximum torque of 495 N·m (365 lb·ft/50.5 kgm) at 2000 rpm. The power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission. The stated kerb weight is 2347 kg.

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Cadillac De Ville, 1974 MY 6CD49 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5860 mm
How heavy?
2347 kg
What size engine?
7.7 litre, 7725 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
208 PS / 205 bhp / 153 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
495 Nm / 365 ft.lb / 50.5 kgm @ 2000 rpm

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1974 Cadillac De Ville data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3302 mm 130 inches
Track/tread (front) 1608 mm 63.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1608 mm 63.3 inches
Length 5860 mm 230.7 inches
Width 2027 mm 79.8 inches
Height 1382 mm 54.4 inches
Ground clearance 142 mm 5.6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 2347 kg 5174 lb
Weight distribution 53 % front
fuel tank capacity 102.3 litres 22.5 UK Gal 27 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 7.7 litre
7725 cc
(471.408 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.2 × 103.1 mm
4.3 × 4.06 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
208 PS (205 bhp) (153 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(net)
26.5 bhp/litre
0.43 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
495 Nm (365 ft·lb) (50.5 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
64.08 Nm/litre
0.77 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.25:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 805.2 kPa (116.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 965.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 88.56 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
65.13 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
87.35 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.35 kg/kW
25.65 lb/bhp
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 3.250
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6JK x 15
Wheel size rear 6JK x 15
Tyres front L78 x 15
Tyres rear L78 x 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 298 mm
Rear brake diameter 305 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.93
general
Carfolio.com ID428791
Production total
Model code 6CD49
Model family
RAC rating 59.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1974 Cadillac De Ville added 2015-08-10.
Last modified 2015-08-10.