Cadillac Brougham D'Elegance, 1987 MY 6D W69

The Brougham D'Elegance is a passenger car from Cadillac, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. The 5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) of power at 3200 rpm, and maximum torque of 469 N·m (346 lb·ft/47.8 kgm) at 2000 rpm. The engine powers the wheels compliments of a 4 speed automatic transmission.


Cadillac Brougham D'Elegance -
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Key facts

Cadillac Brougham D'Elegance, 1987 MY 6D W69 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5613 mm
What size engine?
5 litre, 5038 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
469 Nm / 346 / 47.8 kgm @ 2000 rpm

Cadillac Brougham models

sedan/​saloon FF 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1940 kg
1987 Cadillac Brougham D'Elegance data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3086 mm 121.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1567 mm 61.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Length 5613 mm 221 inches
Width 1913 mm 75.3 inches
Height 1440 mm 56.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.82
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 94.7 litres 20.8 UK Gal 25 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5 litre
5038 cc
(307.438 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.5 × 86.1 mm
3.8 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
142 PS (140 bhp) (104 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
27.8 bhp/litre
0.46 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
469 Nm (346 ft·lb) (47.8 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
93.09 Nm/litre
1.13 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1169.8 kPa (169.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 629.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front Michelin P225/75 R 15
Tyres rear Michelin P225/75 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID518375
Production total
Model code 6D W69
Model family
RAC rating 46.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Cadillac Brougham D'Elegance added 2017-06-11.
Last modified 2017-06-11.