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Cadillac Seville Diesel

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Cadillac Seville Diesel

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5733 cm3 / 349.8 cu in / 349.8 cu in, 93.2 kW / 125.0 hp / 125.0 hp @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, 304.0 N·m / 224.2 lb·ft / 224.2 lb·ft @ 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 155 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CadillacIssued from1979
ModelSeville DieselIssued until
SerieSevilleNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerCadillacCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5180 mm / 203.9 in / 203.9 inTotal (curb) weight1935 kg / 4266 lb / 4266 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1390 mm / 54.7 in / 54.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2900 mm / 114.2 in / 114.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1560 mm / 61.4 in / 61.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance137 mm / 5.4 in / 5.4 inFuel capacity79 l / 17.4 UK gal / 20.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.15 m2 / 23.1 sq ft / 23.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore103.0 mm / 4.06 in / 4.06 in
FueldieselStroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.2
Fuel supplydiesel injection pumpEngine displacement5733 cm3 / 349.8 cu in / 349.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity716.63 cm3/cylinder / 43.731 cu in/cylinder / 43.731 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio22.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power93.2 kW / 125.0 hp / 125.0 hp at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque304.0 N·m / 224.2 lb·ft / 224.2 lb·ft at 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)37.3 kW / 50.0 hp / 50.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output16.3 kW/l / 0.357 bhp/cu in / 0.357 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque53.0 N·m/l / 0.46 lb·ft/cu in / 0.46 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.56

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed155 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio64.6 kW/ton / 48.9 bhp/ton / 48.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ball VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle12.9 m / 42.3 ft / 42.3 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearRadius arms, Semi-elliptic leaf springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Cadillac Seville Diesel

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