Cadillac Eldorado Convertible, 1972 MY 69367 E

The Cadillac Eldorado Convertible is a front wheel drive car, with the engine mounted in the front, and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body. The Cadillac 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 235 bhp (238 PS/175 kW) of power at 3800 rpm, and maximum torque of 522 N·m (385 lb·ft/53.2 kgm) at 2400 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox. The Cadillac Eldorado Convertible weighs a claimed 2231 kg at the kerb.

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Cadillac Eldorado Convertible, 1972 MY 69367 E information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5657 mm
How heavy?
2231 kg
What size engine?
8.2 litre, 8189 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
238 PS / 235 bhp / 175 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
522 Nm / 385 ft.lb / 53.2 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Cadillac Eldorado models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 8194 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 8194 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 8194 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
Cadillac Eldorado Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 8194 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 8189 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 2349 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 8189 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 2316 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 8189 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 2190 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 8194 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 2228 kg

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1972 Cadillac 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 5657 mm 222.7 inches
Width 2028 mm 79.8 inches
Height 1379 mm 54.3 inches
Ground clearance 147 mm 5.8 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 2231 kg 4919 lb
Weight distribution 58.3 % front
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 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)
238 PS (235 bhp) (175 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output
(net)
28.7 bhp/litre
0.47 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
522 Nm (385 ft·lb) (53.2 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
63.74 Nm/litre
0.77 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) 801 kPa (116.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 1023.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 106.8 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
78.55 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
105.33 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.73 kg/kW
21.27 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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6JK x 15
Wheel size rear 6JK x 15
Tyres front L78 x 15
Tyres rear L78 x 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID518573
Production total
Model code 69367 E
Model family
RAC rating 59.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible added 2017-06-11.
Last modified 2017-06-11.