Cadillac Coupé De Ville, 1974 MY 6CD47

The Cadillac Coupé De Ville is a rear wheel drive car, with the motor mounted in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 7.7 litre capacity. This unit 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. A 3 speed automatic transmission transmits the power to the wheels. The claimed kerb weight is 2298 kg.

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Key facts

Cadillac Coupé De Ville, 1974 MY 6CD47 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5860 mm
How heavy?
2298 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 Coupé De Ville data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
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 1369 mm 53.9 inches
Ground clearance 142 mm 5.6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 2298 kg 5066 lb
Weight distribution 53.2 % 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 90.45 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
66.52 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
89.21 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.03 kg/kW
25.11 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 ID428835
Production total
Model code 6CD47
Model family
RAC rating 59.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1974 Cadillac Coupé De Ville added 2015-08-10.
Last modified 2017-06-11.