Cadillac Seville SLS, 2001 MY US

The Seville SLS is a front wheel drive saloon (sedan) motor car with a front positioned engine, sold by Cadillac. Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 4.6 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides 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. The power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic gearbox. The Cadillac Seville SLS weighs a claimed 1801 kg at the kerb. Its maximum speed claimed is 180 km/h (112 mph).

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Cadillac Seville SLS, 2001 MY US brief technical data

What body style?4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?5105 mm
How heavy?1801 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: 7.7 s
How fast?180 km/h, 112 mph

Cadillac Seville models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1811 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1811 kg
Cadillac Seville STS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1827 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1800 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1815 kg

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2001 Cadillac Seville SLS data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2850 mm 112.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1593 mm 62.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1585 mm 62.4 inches
Length 5105 mm 201 inches
Width 1905 mm 75 inches
Height 1414 mm 55.7 inches
Ground clearance 137 mm 5.4 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1801 kg 3971 lb
Weight distribution 62 % front
fuel tank capacity 70.1 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.31
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LD8
Cylinders V 8
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 Fuel injection
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 7.7 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 154.82 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
113.86 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
152.69 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.78 kg/kW
14.67 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
turns lock-to-lock 2.400
Turning circle 12.30 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.DW.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 ID84524
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Cadillac Seville SLS added 2001-07-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.