Cadillac Series 75, 1953 MY

The Cadillac Series 75 is a rear wheel drive automobile, with the engine placed in the front, and a saloon (sedan) body. The 5.4 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 190 bhp (193 PS/142 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 437 N·m (322 lb·ft/44.6 kgm) at 2400 rpm. The power is delivered to the wheels through a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Cadillac Series 75, 1953 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
6000 mm
What size engine?
5.4 litre, 5420 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
193 PS / 190 bhp / 142 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
437 Nm / 322 ft.lb / 44.6 kgm @ 2400 rpm

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1953 Cadillac Series 75 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3727 mm 146.7 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 6000 mm 236.2 inches
Width 2032 mm 80 inches
Height 1626 mm 64 inches
Ground clearance 203 mm 8 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75 litres 16.5 UK Gal 19.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 5.4 litre
5420 cc
(330.749 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 193 PS (190 bhp) (142 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 35.1 bhp/litre
0.57 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 437 Nm (322 ft·lb) (44.6 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque 80.63 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 6.7:1
Fuel system 1 Ro carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1013.2 kPa (147 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 677.5 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
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 I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.77
general
Carfolio.com ID44968
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 46.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1953 Cadillac Series 75 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2016-02-14.