1926→1927 Cadillac Series 314

1926→1927 Cadillac Series 314

1926→1927 Cadillac Series 314

Called the ‘new nintey degree Cadillac’ the Series 314 had an all-new V8 engine with an engine displacement of 314 cu. in. At the time Cadillac never really gave this model a proper name and simply referred to all their cars as Cadillac.

At the time Cadillac advertised “Fifty body styles and types – Five hundred color and upholstery combinations.” The large array of available options meant that no two cars were a like.

Throughout a production that lasted from Aug 1925 until September 1927, 50,000 cars were produced.

In Detail

type Series Production Car
production years 1926 – 1927
built at Detroit, Michigan, USA
production 50619
engine 90º 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