Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham, 1979 MY

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. The Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 7 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 180 bhp (183 PS/134 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 434 N·m (320 lb·ft/44.3 kgm) at 2000 rpm. The engine drives the wheels compliments of a 3 speed automatic gearbox. It weighs a stated 1928 kg at the kerb. Top claimed speed is 180 km/h (112 mph).

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Key facts

Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5618 mm
How heavy?
1928 kg
What size engine?
7 litre, 6964 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
183 PS / 180 bhp / 134 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
434 Nm / 320 ft.lb / 44.3 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5737 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 2071 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3AOD 4087 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW 1800 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3AOD 4128 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW 1814 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5737 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 2086 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3AOD 4128 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW 1829 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6964 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 1928 kg

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1979 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3080 mm 121.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1570 mm 61.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1540 mm 60.6 inches
Length 5618 mm 221.2 inches
Width 1940 mm 76.4 inches
Height 1440 mm 56.7 inches
Ground clearance 145 mm 5.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.82
Kerb weight 1928 kg 4251 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 95 litres 20.9 UK Gal 25.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 7 litre
6964 cc
(424.969 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 103.63 × 103.12 mm
4.08 × 4.06 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
183 PS (180 bhp) (134 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
25.8 bhp/litre
0.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
434 Nm (320 ft·lb) (44.3 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
62.32 Nm/litre
0.75 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 Ro carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 783.1 kPa (113.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 870.5 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 180 km/h (112 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 94.66 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
69.62 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
93.36 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.36 kg/kW
23.99 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 3.200
Turning circle 15.60 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension RA.LoTrailRA.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2419 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.28
general
Carfolio.com ID83699
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 53.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.