1912 Cadillac

Click to supersize
1912 Cadillac Touring
courtesy of Doug Heym

Same as 1911 except

Price Bodies

Chassis: Brake drum diameter increased to 431.8mm

Drive line: No significant change.

Engine

I.D. DATA

1912 Cadillac

1912 Cadillac

If serial numbers were used they were on the plate on dash (with engine no.) Engine numbers were stamped on top surface of crankcase -- in front of and to the left of number one (front) cylinder. Starting: 61001. Ending: 75000.

STYLE

1912 Cadillac

1912 Cadillac Roadster

Doors Name Seating Price
4 Touring 5 $1800
4 Phaeton 4 $1800
4 Torpedo 4 $1900
2 Roadster 2 $1800
4 Limousine 7 $3250
2 Coupe 4 $2250

ENGINE

Description Vertical, in-line, L-head. Four cylinder. Individual cast iron cylinders, copper water jacket
Bore & Stroke 114.3mm x 114.3mm
Displacement 4.691 Liters
Brake Horsepower 40 plus. A.L.A.M. H.P.: 32.4
Main bearings Five
Valve lifters Mechanical -- push rod -- roller cam followers
Carburetor float feed; Made by Cadillac to C. F. Johnson patents

CHASSIS

Wheelbase 2946mm
Front/Rear Tread 1422mm; optional: 1549mm
Tires 36 x 4

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Selective, sliding gear transmission
Speeds 3 Forward and one Reverse
Steering position Right hand drive, controls to right
Clutch Leather faced cone clutch
Drive Shaft drive
Axle Full floating rear axle
Differential bevel drive, bevel gear differential
Overall ratio 3.92:1 (Phaeton & Torpedo 3.66:1 Roadster 3.43:1)
Brakes Mech. brakes on two wheels -- service / foot / contracting -- emerg./lever/expanding
Wheels Wood artillery wheels, 10 & 12 spoke, quick detachable rims
Wheel size 28 in.
Optional Final drive ratios 3.05:1, 3.43:1, 3.66:1

OPTIONS

1912 Cadillac

1912 Cadillac Roadster

Front bumper $18.00
Clock $15.00
Seat covers $32.00 - $50.00
Mohair tops $60.00 - $90.00
Windshield $35.00 - $40.00
Trunk rack $10.00
Kamlee No. 1000 trunk $30.00
Demountable rims $25.00
Electric horn $25.00
Power tire pump $35.00
Handy lamp $2.00

HISTORICAL NOTES

1912 Cadillac Notes