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Feb 21 10

America’s first mass-produced V-8 engine

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1915 cadillac engine

1915 Cadillac Type 51

  

 

  • 314.5 cid 90-degree V-8
  • Cast intwo blocks of four
  • 70 bhp @ 2,400 rpm
  • (31/8 × 5 1/8-in. bore × stroke
  • 3 main bearings
  • 180 lbs/ft torque @ 2,000 rpm.
  • 3-speed floor-mtd. lever transmission
  • 15-disc dry-plate clutch, shaft drive
  • The V-8 engine could propel it 70mph.
  • Prices ranged from $1,975 to $3,600 (depending on which model). 

America’s first mass-produced V-8

Jan 15 10

Welcome to Auto First’s new blog.

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Welcome to Auto First’s web site.