TYPE 51

Similar to 1914 bodies except:

Bodies

1915 Cadillac

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1915 Cadillac Roadster

Chassis:

1915 Cadillac

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1915 Cadillac Landaulet


Drive Line:

1915 Cadillac

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1915 Cadillac Landaulet

Engine:

I.D. DATA

Serial numbers were not used.
Engine numbers stamped on the crankcase just back of the right hand bank of cylinders
and on a plate on the dash.
Starting: A-6000
Ending: A-19001.

STYLE

1915 Cadillac

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1915 Cadillac

Model Number Body Style Passengers Price
NA 4-dr. Touring 7 $1975
NA 4-dr. Touring 5 $1975
NA 2-dr. Salon 5 $1975
NA 2-dr. Roadster 2/4 $1975
602 2-dr. Landaulet Coupe 3 $2500
601 4-dr. Sedan 5 $2800
583 4-dr. Limousine 7 $3450
NA 4-dr. Berline Limousine 7 $3600
715 4-dr. Imperial Sedan 5 $-

Note: Through 1919, Cadillac sometimes referred to Touring Cars and Roadsters as "Seven Passenger Car," "Five Passenger Car" or "Two Passenger Car." The designations "Touring" and "Roadster" are used here for clarity.

ENGINE

Description Ninety degree V-8 L-head. Heads not detachable. Cast iron blocks of four on Aluminum crankcase
Bore & Stroke 79.4mm x 130.2mm
Displacement 5.153 Liters
Compression ratio 4.25:1
Brake Horsepower 70 @ 2400 R.P.M. (60+ advertised)
S.A.E./N.A.C.C. Horsepower 31.25
Main bearings Three
Valve lifters Rockers with roller cam follower acting on mechanical lifters
Carburetor float feed with auxiliary air control; manufactured by Cadillac under C. F. Johnson patents
Torque (Compression) 180 lbs.-ft. @ 2000 R.P.M.

CHASSIS

  Type 51 Special Chassis
Wheelbase 3099mm 3683mm
Front/Rear Tread 1422mm; optional: 1549mm
Tires 36 x 4-1/2

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Selective, sliding gear transmission. Case in unit with engine
Speeds 3 Forward and one Reverse
Steering position Left drive, center control (Right hand drive optional)
Clutch Multiple disc, dry plate, 15 discs
Drive Shaft drive
Axle Spiral bevel, full floating rear axle
Overall ratio 4.44:1
Brakes Mechanical brakes on two wheels, one external, one internal
Wheels Wood artillery wheels, demountable rims (wire wheels optional)
Wheel size 27 in.
Optional Final drive ratios 3.94:1, 5.07:1

OPTIONS

Seat covers $35.00 - 65.00
Handy lamp $2.00

HISTORICAL NOTES

1915 Cadillac Notes