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Cadillac 62

(1951 model)

Brief specs of 1951 Cadillac 62

5-seater sedan (saloon), 8-cylinder V engine, 5422 cm3 / 330.9 cu in / 330.9 cu in, 119.0 kW / 159.6 hp / 159.6 hp @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, 423.0 N·m / 312.0 lb·ft / 312.0 lb·ft @ 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm, rear wheel drive, 145 km/h / 90 mph / 90 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CadillacIssued from1951
Model62Issued until
Serie62Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerCadillacCountryUS

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length5480 mm / 215.7 in / 215.7 inTotal (curb) weight1752 kg / 3862 lb / 3862 lb
Width2050 mm / 80.7 in / 80.7 inDry weight
Height1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3210 mm / 126.4 in / 126.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.79 m2 / 30.0 sq ft / 30.0 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 (V8)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore96.8 mm / 3.81 in / 3.81 in
FuelStroke92.1 mm / 3.63 in / 3.63 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyEngine displacement5422 cm3 / 330.9 cu in / 330.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity677.80 cm3/cylinder / 41.362 cu in/cylinder / 41.362 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio6.7 : 1
SumpMax. output power119.0 kW / 159.6 hp / 159.6 hp at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque423.0 N·m / 312.0 lb·ft / 312.0 lb·ft at 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)32.7 kW / 43.8 hp / 43.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output21.9 kW/l / 0.482 bhp/cu in / 0.482 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque78.0 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)11.80 s / 11.80 s / 11.80 sTop (maximal) speed145 km/h / 90 mph / 90 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)17.10 s / 17.10 s / 17.10 sPower-to-weight ratio92.8 kW/ton / 70.3 bhp/ton / 70.3 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Cadillac 62

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