Cadillac Eldorado, 2000 MY

The Eldorado is a motor car from Cadillac, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door coupé body style. Powering the Cadillac Eldorado is a double overhead camshaft, 4.6 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 275 bhp (279 PS/205 kW) at 5600 rpm and 407 N·m (300 lb·ft/41.5 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. A 4 speed automatic gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels. Its claimed kerb weight is 1743 kg. Maximum stated speed is 180 km/h, which equates to 112 mph, manufacturer claimed fuel consumption is 17/26 US MPG EPA city/highway.

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Cadillac Eldorado, 2000 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5095 mm
How heavy?
1743 kg
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4565 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
279 PS / 275 bhp / 205 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
407 Nm / 300 ft.lb / 41.5 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.4 s
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph
How economical?
17/26 US MPG EPA city/highway

Cadillac Eldorado models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1730 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1753 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1743 kg
Cadillac Eldorado ETC -
2 door fixed-head coupé 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1758 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1758 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1758 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1732 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW 1710 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 4894 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1635 kg
Cadillac Eldorado -
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4087 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW

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2000 Cadillac Eldorado data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1547 mm 60.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1547 mm 60.9 inches
Length 5095 mm 200.6 inches
Width 1918 mm 75.5 inches
Height 1361 mm 53.6 inches
Ground clearance 147 mm 5.8 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight 1743 kg 3843 lb
Weight distribution 63 % front
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.33
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code Northstar
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.6 litre
4565 cc
(278.573 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 84 mm
3.66 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
279 PS (275 bhp) (205 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
60.2 bhp/litre
0.99 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
89.16 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1120.4 kPa (162.5 psi)
Maximum RPM 6500 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 570.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.4 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 180 km/h (112 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 159.97 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
117.65 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
157.77 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.5 kg/kW
14.2 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 17/26 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km13.8/9.0 l/100km city/highway
km/litre7.2/11.1 km/l city/highway
UK MPG20.4/31.2 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG17.0/26.0 US MPG city/highway
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.650
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 16
Wheel size rear 7 x 16
Tyres front Michelin P225/60 R 16
Tyres rear Michelin P225/60 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 301 mm
Rear brake diameter 278 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.68
Final drive ratio 3.11
general
Carfolio.com ID518144
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2000 Cadillac Eldorado added 2017-06-10.
Last modified 2017-06-10.