2000 Cadillac Eldorado US

The Cadillac Eldorado is a front wheel drive automobile, with its powerplant placed amidships, and a 2 door saloon (sedan) body. Powering the Cadillac Eldorado is a double overhead camshaft, 4.6 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 275 bhp (279 PS/205 kW) at 5600 rpm and 407 N·m (300 lb·ft/41.5 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. A 4 speed automatic 'box supplies the power to the driven wheels. The stated kerb weight is 1743 kg. Top stated speed is 180 km/h (112 mph).

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2000 Cadillac Eldorado US information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5095 mm
How heavy?
1743 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
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.4 s
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph

Cadillac Eldorado models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1730 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1753 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1743 kg
Cadillac Eldorado ETC -
2 door fixed-head coupé 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1758 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1758 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1758 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1732 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4565 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW 1710 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 4894 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1635 kg
Cadillac Eldorado -
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 4087 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW

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2000 Cadillac Eldorado data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1547 mm 60.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1547 mm 60.9 inches
Length 5095 mm 200.6 inches
Width 1918 mm 75.5 inches
Height 1361 mm 53.6 inches
Ground clearance 147 mm 5.8 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight 1743 kg 3843 lb
Weight distribution 63 % front
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.33
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
(SAEnet)
279 PS (275 bhp) (205 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
60.2 bhp/litre
0.99 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
89.16 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1120.4 kPa (162.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
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 7.4 s
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 159.97 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
117.65 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
157.77 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.5 kg/kW
14.2 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 other/unknown
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 2.650
Turning circle 12.30 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
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 ID84491
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2000 Cadillac Eldorado added 2001-07-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.