Cadillac Eldorado Coupé, 1974 MY 6EL47

This automobile has a 2 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the front wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 8.2 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 210 bhp (213 PS/157 kW) of power at 3600 rpm, and maximum torque of 515 N·m (380 lb·ft/52.5 kgm) at 2000 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 2316 kg.

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Cadillac Eldorado Coupé, 1974 MY 6EL47 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5692 mm
How heavy?
2316 kg
What size engine?
8.2 litre, 8189 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
213 PS / 210 bhp / 157 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
515 Nm / 380 ft.lb / 52.5 kgm @ 2000 rpm

Cadillac Eldorado models

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2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 8194 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 8194 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 8189 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 2349 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 8189 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 2231 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 8189 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 2190 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 8194 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 2228 kg

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1974 Cadillac Eldorado Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3208 mm 126.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1618 mm 63.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1615 mm 63.6 inches
Length 5692 mm 224.1 inches
Width 2027 mm 79.8 inches
Height 1374 mm 54.1 inches
Ground clearance 145 mm 5.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 2316 kg 5106 lb
Weight distribution 59 % front
fuel tank capacity 101.2 litres 22.3 UK Gal 26.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 8.2 litre
8189 cc
(499.723 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.2 × 109.3 mm
4.3 × 4.3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
213 PS (210 bhp) (157 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(net)
25.6 bhp/litre
0.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
515 Nm (380 ft·lb) (52.5 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
62.89 Nm/litre
0.76 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.25:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 790.3 kPa (114.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 1023.63 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 91.93 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
67.62 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
90.67 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.79 kg/kW
24.7 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 front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.TB.
Rear suspension LA.CS.
Wheel size front 6JK x 15
Wheel size rear 6JK x 15
Tyres front L78 x 15
Tyres rear L78 x 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID90024
Production total
Model code 6EL47
Model family
RAC rating 59.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1974 Cadillac Eldorado Coupé added 2002-01-07.
Last modified 2015-08-10.