Cadillac Fleetwood Limousine, 1979 MY

The Fleetwood Limousine is a motor vehicle from Cadillac, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 4 door limousine body style. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 7 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It 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. Power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox. The Cadillac Fleetwood Limousine weighs a claimed 2169 kg at the kerb.

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Cadillac Fleetwood Limousine, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door limousine with 4/5 seats
How long?
6203 mm
How heavy?
2169 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

Cadillac Fleetwood models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6033 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 2161 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6033 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 2200 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6033 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 2160 kg
1979 Cadillac Fleetwood Limousine data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater limousine
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3670 mm 144.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1570 mm 61.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1540 mm 60.6 inches
Length 6203 mm 244.2 inches
Width 1940 mm 76.4 inches
Height 1450 mm 57.1 inches
Ground clearance 145 mm 5.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 2169 kg 4782 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
Power-to-weight ratio 84.14 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
61.88 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
82.99 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.16 kg/kW
26.99 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 17.40 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/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2743 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.28
general
Carfolio.com ID83787
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 53.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Cadillac Fleetwood Limousine added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.