Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz V6, 1982 MY US

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé type body with a front positioned engine driving through the front wheels. The 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 4.1 litres. In this application it develops power and torque figures of 125 bhp (127 PS/93 kW) at 4000 rpm and 285 Nm (210 lbft/29.1 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic with overdrive 'box. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1740 kg.

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Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz V6, 1982 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5194 mm
How heavy?
1740 kg
What size engine?
4.1 litre, 4128 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
127 PS / 125 bhp / 93 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
285 Nm / 210 ft.lb / 29.1 kgm @ 2000 rpm

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1982 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz V6 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2896 114
Track/tread (front) 1506 59.3
Track/tread (rear) 1524 60
Length 5194 204.5
Width 1793 70.6
Height 1402 55.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1740 kg 3836
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 77 litres 16.9 UK Gal 20.3 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Buick
Engine code LC4
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 4.1 litre
4128 cc
(251.906 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 100.7 × 86.4 mm
3.96 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
127 PS (125 bhp) (93 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
30.3 bhp/litre
0.5 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
285 Nm (210 ft·lb) (29.1 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
69.04 Nm/litre
0.83 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 867.6 kPa (125.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 688 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 72.84 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
53.57 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
71.84 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.67 kg/kW
31.18 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 front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6 x 15
Wheel size rear 6 x 15
Tyres front 205/75 R 15
Tyres rear 205/75 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter 265 mm
Rear brake diameter 265 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 2.41
general
Carfolio.com ID514800
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 37.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1982 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz V6 added 2017-04-15.
Last modified 2017-04-15.