Cadillac Eldorado, 1987 MY 6E L57

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 4.1 litres. In this application it musters power and torque figures of 130 bhp (132 PS/97 kW) at 4200 rpm and 271 Nm (200 lbft/27.6 kgm) at 2200 rpm respectively. This power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

Cadillac Eldorado, 1987 MY 6E L57 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4780 mm
What size engine?
4.1 litre, 4087 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
132 PS / 130 bhp / 97 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
271 Nm / 200 ft.lb / 27.6 kgm @ 2200 rpm

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 fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1743 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

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1987 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) 1521 mm 59.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1521 mm 59.9 inches
Length 4780 mm 188.2 inches
Width 1811 mm 71.3 inches
Height 1364 mm 53.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 71.2 litres 15.7 UK Gal 18.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.1 litre
4087 cc
(249.404 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 84 mm
3.46 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
132 PS (130 bhp) (97 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
31.8 bhp/litre
0.52 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
271 Nm (200 ft·lb) (27.6 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
66.31 Nm/litre
0.8 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 833.2 kPa (120.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 510.88 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
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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P205/70 R 14
Tyres rear P205/70 R 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID518364
Production total
Model code 6E L57
Model family
RAC rating 38.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Cadillac Eldorado added 2017-06-11.
Last modified 2017-06-11.