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1931 Cadillac 452 V16 Specs

General Specifications


Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Cast Iron, 45 Degree V16
Position:Front Longitudinal
Valvetrain:Pushrod OHV, 2 Valves per Cyl
Fuel feed:Twin Cadillac Carburettors
Displacement:7412 cc / 452.3 cu in
Bore:76.2 mm / 3.0 in
Stroke:101.6 mm / 4.0 in
Power:130.5 kw / 175 bhp @ 3400 rpm
Specific output:22.25 bhp per litre
Torque:432.51 nm / 319 ft lbs @ 1700 rpm

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Body over Steel Ladder-Type Frame
Driven wheels:RWD
Front tires:7.5x19
Rear tires:7.5x19
Front brakes:Drums w/Hydrualic Assist
Rear brakes:Drums w/Hydrualic Assist
Steering:Worm & Roller
Front suspension:Rigid Axle w/Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs, Hydrualic Dampers
Rear suspension:Live Axle w/Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs, Hydrualic Dampers


Transmission:3-Speed Manual
Gear ratios:3.47:1, 1.48:1, 1.10:1
Final drive:3.47:1

Car dimensions

Weight:2812 kg / 6199 lbs
Wheelbase:3759 mm / 148.0 in
Front track:1500 mm / 59.1 in
Rear track:1580 mm / 62.2 in
Length:5730 mm / 225.6 in
Width:1890 mm / 74.4 in

Speed performance

0 - 60 mph:24 seconds

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