In 1936 six models were available:
- The Cadillac series 36-60, a new model for 1936 was more than a LaSalle, but less
than a full size Cadillac.
- It had the same concept as the LaSalle, but with the Cadillac name.
- It was smaller, shorter, lighter, less powerful, less expensive, but with full
- It was also limited to three body styles, by Fisher.
- The Convertible Coupe had a rumble seat, but the closed Coupe had only a small
folding seat inside for an extra passenger.
- Both these body styles had a single fenderwell on the side opposite the driver.
- The Vee windshield, grill and fender treatment were the same as on the larger
- The engine was the same new engine as in the Fleetwood bodies V-8's, but with
a 9.5mm smaller bore.
- The transmission was the smaller unit, similar to that in the LaSalle.
- Many dimensions were less than on the larger V-8's, to fit the concept of a lower
priced, less pretentious, but equally high-quality product.
I. D. DATA
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1936 Cadillac Model 60 Touring
- Engine numbers were on top of the crankcase, just behind the fan support.
- Starting: 6010001.
- Ending: 6016712.
|36-6067||Convertible Coupe||2||$1725||1791 kg|
|36-6019||Transformable Sedan||5||$1695||1823 kg|
|Type||Ninety degree, L-head|
|Block||Cast iron block (blocks cast enbloc with crankcase)|
|Bore & Stroke||85.7mm x 114.3mm|
|Brake Horsepower||125 hp @ 3400 rpm|
|Power||93.2 kW @ 3400 rpm|
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1936 Cadillac Model 60
|Height||1670mm - 1715mm|
|Tires||7.00 x 16.|
|Transmission||Selective, synchro transmission.|
|Speeds||3 Forward, 1 Reverse.|
|Controls||Left Hand Drive, center control, emergency lever at left under panel (rhd opt).|
|Clutch||Single disc clutch.|
|Drive||Shaft drive, Hotchkiss.|
|Axle||Semifloating rear axle|
|Drive Type||Spiral bevel drive.|
|Brakes||Hydraulic brakes on four wheels.|
|Wheel size||16 in.|
1936 Cadillac Notes
- Introduced: October, 1935.
- Model year production of Series 60: 6700.
- Model year production Series 70: 2000.
- Model year production Series 75: 3227
- Model year production Series 80: 250.
- Model year production Series 85: 651.
- Model year production Series 90: 52.
- Nicholas Dreystadt was general manager
- Ernest W. Seaholm was chief engineer
- William Mitchell was chief designer (Cadillac Studio)
- Don E. Ahrens was general sales manager
- For the first time since 1914, Cadillacs were designated as a year model - "The
1936 Cadillacs." Annual model changes and introduction in the Fall of the year would
now become regular practice.