Cadillac Seville SLS, 1997 MY

Cadillac Seville SLS is a car that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front positioned engine that delivers power to the front wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.6 litre, double overhead camshaft 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 275 bhp (279 PS/205 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 407 N·m (300 lb·ft/41.5 kgm) at 4000 rpm. This power is supplied to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic gearbox. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1770 kg.

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Cadillac Seville SLS, 1997 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5182 mm
How heavy?
1770 kg
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4565 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
279 PS / 275 bhp / 205 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
407 Nm / 300 ft.lb / 41.5 kgm @ 4000 rpm

Cadillac Seville models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1785 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1765 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1764 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4893 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1656 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 299 PS 295 bhp 220 kW
Cadillac Seville -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4894 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1687 kg

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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2819 mm 111 inches
Track/tread (front) 1547 mm 60.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1547 mm 60.9 inches
Length 5182 mm 204 inches
Width 1885 mm 74.2 inches
Height 1384 mm 54.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 1770 kg 3902 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 76 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LD8
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.6 litre
4565 cc
(278.573 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 84 mm
3.66 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
279 PS (275 bhp) (205 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
60.2 bhp/litre
0.99 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
89.16 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system Rochester fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1120.4 kPa (162.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 570.63 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 157.53 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
115.86 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
155.37 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.63 kg/kW
14.42 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 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 7 x 16
Wheel size rear 7 x 16
Tyres front Michelin P225/60 R 16
Tyres rear Michelin P225/60 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.68
Final drive ratio 3.11
general
Carfolio.com ID518782
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Cadillac Seville SLS added 2017-06-11.
Last modified 2017-06-11.