1951 Cadillac Series 62

Cadillac Series 62 is an automobile that has a saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine that delivers power to the rear wheels. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 5.4 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 160 bhp (162 PS/119 kW) at 3800 rpm and 423 N·m (312 lb·ft/43.1 kgm) at 1800 rpm respectively. Its maximum speed claimed is 145 km/h or 90 mph.

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1951 Cadillac Series 62 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5474 mm
What size engine?
5.4 litre, 5422 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
162 PS / 160 bhp / 119 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
423 Nm / 312 ft.lb / 43.1 kgm @ 1800 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 17.1 s
How fast?
145 km/h, 90 mph

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1951 Cadillac Series 62 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3200 mm 126 inches
Track/tread (front) 1499 mm 59 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1600 mm 63 inches
Length 5474 mm 215.5 inches
Width 2045 mm 80.5 inches
Height 1590 mm 62.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight
Weight distribution 52 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 5.4 litre
5422 cc
(330.871 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.8 × 92.1 mm
3.81 × 3.63 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 162 PS (160 bhp) (119 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output 29.5 bhp/litre
0.48 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 423 Nm (312 ft·lb) (43.1 kgm)
at 1800 rpm
Specific torque 78.02 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 6.7:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 980.4 kPa (142.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 677.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 11.8 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 17.1 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 145 km/h (90 mph)
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
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.40
general
Carfolio.com ID44407
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 46.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1951 Cadillac Series 62 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.