1937 Cadillac V16

Cadillac V16 is a car that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 7.1 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, a 135 degree V 16 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 185 bhp (188 PS/138 kW) of power at 3600 rpm. A 3 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels. Claimed weight at the kerb is 2227 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 150 km/h (93 mph).

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1937 Cadillac V16 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5090 mm
How heavy?
2227 kg
What size engine?
7.1 litre, 7056 cm3
How many cylinders?
16, V
How much power?
188 PS / 185 bhp / 138 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How fast?
150 km/h, 93 mph

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1937 Cadillac V16 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3580 mm 140.9 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5090 mm 200.4 inches
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.42
Kerb weight 2227 kg 4910 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cadillac
Engine code
Cylinders V 16 in 135° vee
Capacity 7.1 litre
7056 cc
(430.584 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.5 × 82.5 mm
3.25 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 188 PS (185 bhp) (138 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output 26.2 bhp/litre
0.43 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 441 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 150 km/h (93 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 84.23 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
61.95 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
83.07 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.14 kg/kW
26.96 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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 7.50 x 16
Tyres rear 7.50 x 16
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID94578
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 67.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1937 Cadillac V16 added 2002-06-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.