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Cadillac 6239D


type 4/5S SAL
doors 4

Engine information

Bore × stroke 101.60 mm × 92.07 mm 4 in × 3.62 in
Cylinders V-8
Displace 6 litre 5972 cc (364.434 cu in)
Engine type OHV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 16 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 9.70:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 141.79 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 1142.6 kPa (165.7 psi)
Specific torque 90.92 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 1.1
Unitary capacity 746.5 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 3277 mm
wheelbase 129 in
Length (milimeters) 5640 mm
Length (inches) 222 in
Width (milimeters) 2032 mm
Width (inches) 80 in
Height (milimeters) 1511 mm
Height (inches) 59.5 in
L:W ratio 1.72
Ground clearance (milimeters) 165 mm
Ground clearance (inches) 6.5 in
Kerb weight (kilograms) 2010 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 4431 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 75 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 16.5 UK Ga
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 19.8 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 13.10 m
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 3A
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.07

General information

RAC rating 51.2
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1956 Cadillac 6239D PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1956

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