Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado Convertible, 1975 MY

The Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado Convertible is a convertible/cabriolet with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits its power through the front wheels. The Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado Convertible's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 8.2 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 190 bhp (193 PS/142 kW) of power at 3600 rpm, and maximum torque of 488 N·m (360 lb·ft/49.8 kgm) at 2000 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission. Its claimed kerb weight is 2410 kg.

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Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado Convertible, 1975 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5692 mm
How heavy?
2410 kg
What size engine?
8.2 litre, 8189 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
193 PS / 190 bhp / 142 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
488 Nm / 360 ft.lb / 49.8 kgm @ 2000 rpm

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2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 8189 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 2370 kg
Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado Coupé -
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 8194 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 2187 kg

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6556 cm3 1715 kg
1975 Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado Convertible data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3208 mm 126.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1618 mm 63.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1615 mm 63.6 inches
Length 5692 mm 224.1 inches
Width 2027 mm 79.8 inches
Height 1380 mm 54.3 inches
Ground clearance 140 mm 5.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 2410 kg 5313 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 102 litres 22.4 UK Gal 26.9 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 8.2 litre
8189 cc
(499.723 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.2 × 109.3 mm
4.3 × 4.3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
193 PS (190 bhp) (142 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(net)
23.2 bhp/litre
0.38 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
488 Nm (360 ft·lb) (49.8 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
59.59 Nm/litre
0.72 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 748.9 kPa (108.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 1023.63 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 79.93 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
58.79 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
78.84 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.01 kg/kW
28.41 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 I.U&LA.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.4Li.CS.
Wheel size front 6 x 15
Wheel size rear 6 x 15
Tyres front NR78-15
Tyres rear NR78-15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.73
general
Carfolio.com ID518540
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 59.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1975 Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado Convertible added 2017-06-11.
Last modified 2017-06-11.