Cadillac Calais Coupé, 1972 MY 68247 G

The Calais Coupé is a rear wheel drive coupé motor car with a front placed engine, from Cadillac. Powering the Cadillac Calais Coupé is an overhead valve, 7.7 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 220 bhp (223 PS/164 kW) at 4000 rpm and 495 N·m (365 lb·ft/50.5 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. This power is transferred to the wheels through a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Cadillac Calais Coupé, 1972 MY 68247 G information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5776 mm
What size engine?
7.7 litre, 7725 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
223 PS / 220 bhp / 164 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
495 Nm / 365 ft.lb / 50.5 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Cadillac Calais models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 8194 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 8194 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 8194 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 8194 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 8189 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 8189 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
Cadillac Calais Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7725 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 2287 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7725 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 2323 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7725 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7729 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7729 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW

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1972 Cadillac Calais Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3302 mm 130 inches
Track/tread (front) 1608 mm 63.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1608 mm 63.3 inches
Length 5776 mm 227.4 inches
Width 2030 mm 79.9 inches
Height 1375 mm 54.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 102.3 litres 22.5 UK Gal 27 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 7.7 litre
7725 cc
(471.408 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.2 × 103.1 mm
4.3 × 4.06 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
223 PS (220 bhp) (164 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(net)
28.5 bhp/litre
0.47 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
495 Nm (365 ft·lb) (50.5 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
64.08 Nm/litre
0.77 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 805.2 kPa (116.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 965.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front L78-15
Tyres rear L78-15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.93
general
Carfolio.com ID518529
Production total
Model code 68247 G
Model family
RAC rating 59.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Cadillac Calais Coupé added 2017-06-11.
Last modified 2017-06-11.