1959 Cadillac Fleetwood 75

The Cadillac Fleetwood 75 is a 4 door saloon (sedan) style car with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 6.4 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant develops 325 bhp (330 PS/242 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 583 N·m (430 lb·ft/59.5 kgm) at 3000 rpm. The engine drives the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission. Its quoted kerb weight is 2572 kg.

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1959 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
6155 mm
How heavy?
2572 kg
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 @ 3000 rpm
1959 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3802 mm 149.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1550 mm 61 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1550 mm 61 inches
Length 6155 mm 242.3 inches
Width 2050 mm 80.7 inches
Height 1500 mm 59.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight 2572 kg 5670 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
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
(Gross)
330 PS (325 bhp) (242 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
50.9 bhp/litre
0.83 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
583 Nm (430 ft·lb) (59.5 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
91.35 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system
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 128.12 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
94.23 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
126.36 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.61 kg/kW
17.73 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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.36
general
Carfolio.com ID44341
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1959 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.