Cadillac Seville SLS, 1998 MY

The Seville SLS is a road car from Cadillac, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 4.6 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 275 bhp (279 PS/205 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 407 N·m (300 lb·ft/41.5 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic transmission. It weighs a quoted 1800 kg at the kerb.

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Cadillac Seville SLS, 1998 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5105 mm
How heavy?
1800 kg
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4565 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
279 PS / 275 bhp / 205 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
407 Nm / 300 ft.lb / 41.5 kgm @ 4000 rpm

Cadillac Seville models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1811 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1811 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1801 kg
Cadillac Seville STS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1827 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1815 kg

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1998 Cadillac Seville SLS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2850 mm 112.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1593 mm 62.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1598 mm 62.9 inches
Length 5105 mm 201 inches
Width 1905 mm 75 inches
Height 1407 mm 55.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1800 kg 3968 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60.6 litres 13.3 UK Gal 16 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.31
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LD8
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.6 litre
4565 cc
(278.573 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 84 mm
3.66 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
279 PS (275 bhp) (205 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
60.2 bhp/litre
0.99 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
89.16 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system Rochester fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1120.4 kPa (162.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 570.63 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 154.9 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
113.93 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
152.78 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.78 kg/kW
14.66 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 16
Wheel size rear 7 x 16
Tyres front Goodyear Integrity P235/60 R 16
Tyres rear Goodyear Integrity P235/60 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.68
Final drive ratio 3.11
general
Carfolio.com ID429594
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Cadillac Seville SLS added 2015-08-10.
Last modified 2015-08-10.