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TECHNICAL DATA OF THE 1958 CADILLAC ELDORADO SEVILLE

On this page you can find the basic technical data of the 1958 Eldorado Seville (general Specifications).
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ENGINE: Eight-Cylinder, overhead 90° V type; bore 4.0“, stroke 3,625“; displacement 365 cu. in. Engine mounted in rubber at three points. 335 HP. Compression ratio 10.25 to 1, for export models like my car: 8.6:1. Three, dual-barrel carburetor engine on Eldorado.

PISTONS: Aluminum alloy, slipper type to reduce friction surfaces and permit nesting between crankshaft counterweights. Two compression rings, one oil ring with expander; top compression ring chrome-plated to minimize wear on cylinder walls. Recessed contour in piston head increases turbulence and thus assures fast, complete burning of fuel-air mixture.

CARBURETOR: Four-barrel downdraft with equalized manifolding; ; mechanical fuel pump; dry-pack type air cleaner; intake silencer; automatic choke. Three dual barrel carburetors provided on the Eldorado engine.

EXHAUST SYSTEM: Dual

LUBRICATION: Full-pressure. Oil filter standard.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: 12-volt

GASOLINE TANK CAPACITY: 20 gallons.

HYDRA-MATIC DRIVE: Fully automatic, step-gear type. Controlled fluid coupling on forward gear set for smoother shifts. Provides two Drive Ranges, Lo Range and Reverse.

REAR AXLE: Hypoid, semi-floating. Differential housing offset to provide straight line drive. Ratio is 3.07engine with 3.36 axle provided with the Eldorado.

FRONT SUSPENSION: Spherical joint with Cadillac independent, helical-coil type springs.
REAR SUSPENSION: Four-link drive. Rear springs are independent, helical coil type.

AIR SUSPENSION: (optional at extra cost) Individual air springs at each wheel automatically adjust to maintain car height for best quality ride, uniform steering response and best appearance. Manual height control provided.

BRAKES: Cadillac Power Brakes. Low-pedal type. Effective brake lining area, 210,32 sq. in.

STEERING: Cadillac Hydraulic Power-Steering standard equipment with an over-all steering ratio of 19,5 to 1.

TURNING DIAMETER: 47,3"

SHIPPING WEIGHT: 2227 kg / 4910 lbs

FRAME: Cadillac tubular-center X frame permits lower body for improved appearance and greater stability. New body for improved appearance and greater stability. New U-shaped rear section vastly increases trunk capacity.

TIRES: Low-pressure, 4 ply, tubeless. 8.20x15

SABRE-SPOKE WHEELS: Heavy-gauge steel and aluminum.

TREAD: Front and rear, 61“.

WHEELBASE: 129,5“

OVER-ALL LENGTH: 223.4“

OVER-ALL HEIGHT: 57,9"

PRODUCTION: only 855 Seville were built, which makes it the rarest Eldorado Coupe.
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