Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Diesel, 1982 MY US

The Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Diesel is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted powerplant which delivers the power through the front wheels. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 5.7 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 105 bhp (106 PS/78 kW) at 3200 rpm and 271 N·m (200 lb·ft/27.6 kgm) at 1600 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels through a 3 speed automatic with overdrive transmission. It weighs a stated 1824 kg at the kerb.

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Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Diesel, 1982 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5194 mm
How heavy?
1824 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5737 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
106 PS / 105 bhp / 78 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
271 Nm / 200 ft.lb / 27.6 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Cadillac Eldorado models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3AOD 4087 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW 1695 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3AOD 4128 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW 1740 kg

Similar models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 5736 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1666 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 114 PS 112 bhp 84 kW 1448 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4186 cm3 113 PS 111 bhp 83 kW 1577 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 5736 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1695 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3791 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1483 kg
1982 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Diesel 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 1824 kg 4021
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 Cadillac
Engine code LF9
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.7 litre
5737 cc
(350.093 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 103.05 × 86 mm
4.06 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.2
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
106 PS (105 bhp) (78 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
18.3 bhp/litre
0.3 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
271 Nm (200 ft·lb) (27.6 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
47.24 Nm/litre
0.57 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 21.6:1
Fuel system diesel injection pump
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 593.6 kPa (86.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 717.13 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 58.37 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
42.93 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
57.57 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 23.3 kg/kW
38.91 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 2.93
general
Carfolio.com ID515053
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 52.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1982 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Diesel added 2017-04-15.
Last modified 2017-04-30.