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Cadillac 452 B V-16


type 4/5S SAL
doors 4

Engine information

Bore × stroke 76.20 mm × 101.60 mm 3 in × 4 in
Cylinders V-16 in 45.0° ve
Displace 7.4 litre 7413 cc (452.369 cu in)
Engine type OHV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 32 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 5.50:1
Fuel system 2 Cadillac carbs
Maximum power 167.3 PS (165.0 bhp) (123 kW) @ 3400 rpm
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph -1.00 s
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed 145 km/h (90 mph)
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 58.68 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
Specific torque
Maximum rpm
Main bearings 5
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 0.75
Unitary capacity 463.31 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 3759 mm
wheelbase 148 in
Length (milimeters) 5639 mm
Length (inches) 222 in
Width (milimeters)
Width (inches)
Height (milimeters)
Height (inches)
L:W ratio 1.5
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 2812 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 6199 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres)
Fuel capacity (UK Ga)
Fuel capacity (US Gal)


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Steering worm & sector
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Tyres 750/19
Brakes F/R ExC/InE-S
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 3M
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.47

General information

RAC rating 57.6
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1930 Cadillac 452 B V-16 PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1930

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