1992 Sedan DeVille
The lineup again consisted of Coupe DeVille, Sedan DeVille, and Touring Sedan (deVille).
- All were again powered by the 4.9-liter V-8 mated to the 4T60-E electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive.
- The DeVille's V-8 received platinum tipped spark plugs with a 100,000-mile replacement interval as standard equipment.
- Other new standard items (formerly offered as optional equipment) were an electrochromic automatic day/night inside rearview mirror, six-way power adjuster for the front passenger seat, and front and rear carpeted floor mats.
- New options included brake-only traction control (available only with Computer Command Ride), which regulated tire spin during acceleration; driver's side electrochromic outside rearview mirror; and Delco-Bose Gold Series CD sound system.
- New deVille features included six exterior colors: Slate Green, Light Beige (monotone only), Taupe, Autumn Brown, Academy Gray, and Dark Plum; three new lower accent molding colors: Light Beige, Academy Gray, and Dark Plum; and three new interior colors: Light Gray, Neutral, and Taupe.
- Other changes included revised seating in the Touring Sedan consisting of new split-frame Dual Comfort front seats trimmed in Beechwood leather with six-way power adjusters and power recliners and manual headrests.
- The rear seat was also redesigned and now featured two individual headrests.
- The deVille's throttle position sensor and throttle body design were upgraded to provide improved throttle feel.
- Also, DeVille's exhaust system featured new 2.5-inch diameter pipe and revised pipe routing.
- The Touring Sedan featured wide, chrome-plated bodyside molding with "Touring Sedan" identification located on the forward edge of the front doors; body-color front and rear fascia and body-color "sport" door handles.
- Only monotone color choices were available on the Touring Sedan, including five new colors: Slate Green, Light Beige, Royal Maroon, Academy Gray, and Dark Plum, and a vinyl top could not be ordered.
- A quicker 17:1 steering gear was exclusive to the Touring Sedan as were specific 16-inch aluminum alloy wheels with a distinctive wreath-and-crest center cap, Goodyear GA P215/60R16 tires were standard equipment.
|The 1992 Cadillac had a 17-symbol vehicle identification number (VIN) stamped on a metal tag attached to the upper left surface of the cowl visible through the windshield. The digits of the code were as follows:
|First digit = "1" = manufacturing country (United States)
|Second = "G" = General Motors
|Third = "6" = Cadillac
|Fourth & fifth = car line/series
- C/T=DeVille Touring Sedan
|Sixth = the body style:
- 1 = two-door coupe/sedan
- 5 = four-door sedan
|Seventh = the restraint code:
- 1 = active (manual) belts
- 2 = active (manual) belts w/dual airbags
- 3 = active (manual) belts w/driver's side airbag
- 4 = passive (automatic) belts
- 5 = passive (automatic) belts w/driver's side airbag
|Eighth = the engine: "B"-L26 4.9L V-8
|Ninth = check digit
|10th = model year, "N" for 1992
|11th = the assembly plant
|The remaining six digits identify the production sequence number
||8,423 (deVille & Fleetwood coupe production)
||133,808 (deVille & Fleetwood sedan production)
||4-dr. Tour sed.
||90-degree, overhead valve V-8
||Aluminum block with cast iron cylinder liners. cast iron cylinder heads
||300 cu . in. (4.9 liters)
|Bore & Stroke
||3.62 x 3.62 in.
||200 @ 4100 rpm.
||275 lb.-ft. @ 3000 rpm
||Sequential port fuel injection.
||4T60-E electronically controlled four-speed automatic with overdrive (includes viscous converter clutch)
||Independent Macpherson strut with coil springs, strut-type shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
||fully independent with coil springs. automatic level control and strut-type superlift shock absorbers
||Power assisted front disc/rear drum w/Teves anti-lock braking system
1992 stretch Deville limo--owner: John Burnside
- Cadillac's model year production totaled 233,027 compared with 220,284 the year previous.
- Based on sales of 214,176 automobiles in 1992 (vs. 213,288 the year before), Cadillac's share of the U.S. market remained at 2.61 percent.
- A 1993 Allante convertible was selected as the pace car tor the 1992 Indianapolis 500.
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