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1924 Cadillac V-63

1924 Cadillac V-63

1924 Cadillac V-63

Stepwise evolution of the V8 Cadillac led to the V-63 of 1924 and 1925. New to the model were front brakes, and updated front suspension and a two-plane crankshaft. Bodies were also slightly longer with a higher hood and typically had more interior space.

Options included wire wheels, disc wheels and balloon tires.

In October of 1924, Cadillac offered a Custom line with five new body styles. This led the customer choose from 24 paint schemes and 10 upholstery patterns.

In Detail

type Series Production Car
built at Detroit, Michigan, USA
engine 60º V8 w/L-Head
position Front, Longitudinal
block material Cast Iron
displacement 5154 cc / 314.5 in³
bore 79.4 mm / 3.125 in
stroke 130.2 mm / 5.125 in
power 59.7 kw / 80 bhp
specific output 15.52 bhp per litre
wheel type 23in 12-Spoke Wood Artillery
front tires 33 x 5
rear tires 33 x 5
front brakes Drums
rear brakes Drums
wheelbase 3352.8 mm / 132 in
front track 1422.4 mm / 56 in
rear track 1422.4 mm / 56 in
transmission Sliding Gear 3-Speed Manual
tran clutch Multiple disc, dry plate