Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible, 1984 MY

The Eldorado Biarritz Convertible is a rear wheel drive convertible/cabriolet road car with a front placed engine, from Cadillac. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 4.1 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 135 bhp (137 PS/101 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 271 N·m (200 lb·ft/27.6 kgm) at 2200 rpm. A 4 speed automatic 'box transfers the power to the wheels. Its stated kerb weight is 1775 kg.

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Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible, 1984 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5194 mm
How heavy?
1775 kg
What size engine?
4.1 litre, 4087 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
137 PS / 135 bhp / 101 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
271 Nm / 200 ft.lb / 27.6 kgm @ 2200 rpm

Cadillac Eldorado models

Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4087 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1695 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5737 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4087 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1695 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5737 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4087 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1695 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3AOD 4087 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW 1695 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3AOD 5737 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1824 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3AOD 4128 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW 1740 kg
1984 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2896 mm 114 inches
Track/tread (front) 1501 mm 59.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1539 mm 60.6 inches
Length 5194 mm 204.5 inches
Width 1793 mm 70.6 inches
Height 1379 mm 54.3 inches
Ground clearance 140 mm 5.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1775 kg 3913 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 92.8 litres 20.4 UK Gal 24.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code LT8
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.1 litre
4087 cc
(249.404 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 84 mm
3.46 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
137 PS (135 bhp) (101 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
33 bhp/litre
0.54 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
271 Nm (200 ft·lb) (27.6 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
66.31 Nm/litre
0.8 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 833.2 kPa (120.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 510.88 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 77.11 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
56.72 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
76.06 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.63 kg/kW
29.45 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 rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6JJ x 15
Wheel size rear 6JJ x 15
Tyres front 225/70 R 15
Tyres rear 225/70 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter 265 mm
Rear brake diameter 265 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.15
general
Carfolio.com ID518991
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 38.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1984 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible added 2017-06-11.
Last modified 2017-06-11.