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  V16 engine at AllExperts
A V16 engine is a V engine with 16 cylinders.
V16 engines have been used in certain luxury and high-performance automobiles, mostly for their smoothness (low vibration) since it is possible to make a V8 or V12 engine as large and powerful as one could possibly want in an automotive application.
The Cadillac V-16 was the most exclusive model of the marque from January 1930 until 1940, with the Cadillac V16 engine.
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  V16 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A V16 engine is perfecly balanced regardless of the V angle without having to resort to the use of counter-rotating balancing shafts which are necessary on medium and large Straight-4 and V8 engine configurations.
V16 engines have been used in certain luxury and high-performance automobiles, mostly for their smoothness (low vibration) since it is possible to make a V8 or V12 as large and powerful as one could possibly want in an automotive application.
The Cadillac V-16 was the most exclusive model of the marque from January 1930 until 1940, with the Cadillac V16 engine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/V16   (565 words)

  
 Buick History - Edmunds.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Cadillac was the first U.S. manufacturer to produce a V8, the first in the auto industry to use thermostatic control of a cooling system, and the first to offer dash-controlled headlights.
Cadillac's Titanic-sized behemoths that ruled the highways in previous decades were increasingly out of touch and out of favor.
Many of the engines were notoriously unreliable, and the automaker lost thousands of customers in the wake of the fallout to newer import auto brands.
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 Cadillac V16 engine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Both were used in the 1930s Cadillac V-16 automobile, the first from 1930 until 1937, and the second between 1938 and 1940.
The company has twice attempted to build a new V16 engine, once in the 1980s and again in recent years, but these have yet to be built.
The original Cadillac V16 could be said to be two straight-8 engines on a common crankshaft and crankcase, because each bank operated entirely independently of the other with no other common components.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cadillac_V16_engine   (446 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Cadillac (automobile)
In 1911 Cadillac was the first gasoline internal combustion engine auto to incorporate electric self-starting (as opposed to earlier crank start), utilizing the electric starter developed by Charles Kettering.
In the 1930s, Cadillac added cars with 12- and 16-cylinder engines to their range, many of which were fitted with custom coach-built bodies; these engines were remarkable at the time for their ability to deliver a combination of high power, silky smoothness and quietness.
Cadillac's first tailfins, inspired by the twin rudders of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning, appeared in 1948; the 1959 Cadillac was the epitome of the tailfin craze, with the largest tailfins of any production automobile.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Cadillac-(automobile)   (4072 words)

  
 V16 - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A V16 engine is perfecly balanced regardless of the V angle and an angle that is a multiple of 45° will give even firing, this makes 45°, 90° and 135° Vs optimal solutions.
V16 engines have been used in certain luxury and high-performance automobiles, mostly for their smoothness (low vibration) since one can certainly make a V8 or V12 as large and powerful as one could possibly want in an automobile application.
Cadillac produced the Cadillac V-16 as their most exclusive model from January 1930 until 1940, with the Cadillac V16 engine.
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 V16 - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A V16 is an internal combustion engine in V configuration, having 16
A V16 engine is perfecly balanced regardless of the V angle without having to resort to the use of counter-rotating
The Cadillac V-16 was the most exclusive model of the marque from January 1930 until 1940, with this
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 V16   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A V16 engine is perfecly balanced regardless of the V angle without having to resort to the use of counter-rotating balancing shafts which are necessary on medium and large I-4 and V-8 engine configurations.
From 1930 to 1937 this was a 425 CID (7 L) with a 45° V. For 1938 a new design was introduced with 431 CID (7.1 L) and an angle of 135°; this resulted in a much lower car profile.
Cadillac revived the V-16 concept in 2003 with a General Motors concept car, the Cadillac Sixteen.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/V/V16.htm   (630 words)

  
 V16 -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A V16 is an (Click link for more info and facts about internal combustion engine) internal combustion engine in (The 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet) V configuration, having 16 (A surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line) cylinders.
The (Click link for more info and facts about Cadillac V-16) Cadillac V-16 was the most exclusive model of the marque from January 1930 until 1940, with this (Click link for more info and facts about Cadillac V16 engine) Cadillac V16 engine.
Cadillac revived the V-16 concept in 2003 with a (Click link for more info and facts about General Motors) General Motors (Click link for more info and facts about concept car) concept car, the Cadillac Sixteen.
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 Automotive Engineering International Online: Best Engineered Car of the 20th Century
The Cadillac V16 was produced until 1940, and during that time made a mark for the reputation of Cadillac as a provider of luxury cars.
The bore was 76.2 (3 in) and the stroke was 101.6 mm (4 in) for a total capacity of 7.4 L (452 in3).
The wheelbase of the 1930 Cadillac was 3759 mm (148 in).
www.motorsportsengineering.sae.org /automag/bestcar/04.htm   (306 words)

  
 cadillac forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Cadillac (automobile) Series 60 was the brain of new Cadillac V8 engine V8 used by Cadillac: The Cadillac V16 engineV12 V12 engine.
The new engine was stroked to 365nbsp;in for 285 or 305nbsp;hp (213 or 227nbsp;kW) in 1956.
All Cadillacs shared the GM L47 engine V8, which is a likewise subtle trademark of the 5,292 Sixty Specials were ordered with a mere 50 units being built both in 1935 and in 1937.
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 Motorway.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Cadillac also worked to be perceived as a member of the crhme de la crhme - Duesenberg, Packard, Pierce Arrow - which suggested a need for something unique under the hood.
The V16 not only gave Cadillac a degree of prestige leadership, it also was a thing of beauty, with polished aluminum, chrome, enamel and porcelainized surfaces.
Cadillac's January 1930 announcement upstaged Marmon by about 10 months, and even though the Marmon engine was judged by some to be even more advanced than its rival from Detroit - and offered more horsepower (200) - the Indianapolis company failed to cash in and closed in 1933.
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 Cadillac V16 engine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
It used the unusually narrow angle of 45° between the banks to reduce the width of the engine, and had a 3 in (76 mm) bore and a 4 in (102 mm) stroke, giving a displacement of 452 in³ (7.4 L).
Cadillac rated the engine at 185 bhp (138 kW), undoubtedly a somewhat low figure.
Cadillac rated these engines at the same 185 bhp (138 kW) as the previous series.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/C/Cadillac-V16-engine.htm   (495 words)

  
 Cadillac 16 | Concept Cars
The last car of GM Design Chief Wayne Cherry, the Cadillac Sixteen is colossal in size, weight, and presence.
Using clever electrical systems the engine of the Cadillac Sixteen can run on as little as 4 of its 16 cylinders to conserve fuel.
The Cadillac Sixteen rides on 24 inch wheels, all 4 helping to steer the car, and carrys 4 passengers in complete comfort, with hand woven silk carpets, and tuscany leather seats.
www.diseno-art.com /encyclopedia/concept_cars/cadillac_16.html   (89 words)

  
 The Cadillac Story
All Cadillac V8, V12 and V16 were introduced early in the new year showing startling styling changes wich marked a sharp break with the past.
The 1934 Cadillac were the first in the industry to banish the spare tire out of sight and into the trunk, although side-mounted spares were still available for those who preferred them.
Cadillac was beginning to blossom forth with some exciting two-tone color combinations, wich especially suited the Sixty Special's disinctive upper and lower body shapes.
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 Cadillac - Wikicars
In the 1930s, Cadillac added cars with 12- and 16-cylinder engines to their range, many of which were fitted with custom coach-built bodies; these engines were remarkable at the time for their ability to deliver a combination of high power, silky smoothness and quietness.
Cadillac's first tailfins, inspired by the twin rudders of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning, appeared in 1948; the 1959 Cadillac was the epitome of the tailfin craze, with the most recognizable tailfins of any production automobile.
The greatest challenge to the imports was the Cadillac Allante, a convertible designed by Pininfarina of Italy, and built on what was touted as the world's longest production line—with the car's bodies fabricated in Italy and flown by Boeing 747 to the United States to meet their transmission and engine.
wikicars.org /en/Cadillac   (3975 words)

  
 My Classic Car Television with Dennis Gage
Because eight-cylinder engines were no longer the private domain of the most expensive cars, manufacturers pursued bigger dreams to put more distance between their fine products and provincial transportation.
Cadillac wanted to make sure no one misunderstood the difference between the privileged class and all others by introducing a V16 in 1930.
Modifications were required because the Cadillac was an overhead-valve engine and the Packard was a flathead.
www.myclassiccar.com /CoolCars/closeups/packard/buttersmooth/index.shtml   (1218 words)

  
 cadillac sts
The block is said to be closely associated with Cadillac V16 cars of 193031 were August 1931 (7 units) and November 1931 (6 units).
The Cadillac Eldorado was now the same size that GMs most memorable designs, the Cadillac Series 62 used GMs GM C platform platform, cadillac sacramento as did the Sixty Special, cadillac greensboro was produced for 1936 and 1937 only.
The engine was stroked to 365nbsp;in for 285 or 305nbsp;hp (213 or 227nbsp;kW) in 1956.
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 We Love Cadillacs - Future & Concept Cars
In keeping with the brand’s role as a technology flagship for General Motors, the premium V12-powered Cadillac Cien concept car is a befitting icon to usher in the brand’s 100th anniversary in 2002.
Specially built so Cadillac founder Henry M. Leland could test the feasibility of a closed-body car, the single-cylinder 1905 "Osceola" was a precursor to the modern idea of a concept car.
Cadillac began offering closed-body cars as an option in 1906, and was the first to offer closed-body cars as standard in 1910.
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 Cadillac Sixteen oozes opulence - 01/06/03
The Cadillac Sixteen, unveiled Sunday night at the Detroit Opera House, is an elegant nod to the custom-built Fleetwoods of the 1930s, from its esthetics to its modern 16-cylinder engine.
Cadillac first introduced the 16-cylinder engine in 1930 and discontinued it with 1940 models.
The GM "XV16" all-aluminum concept engine in the Cadillac Sixteen is a thoroughly modern interpretation, including fuel-saving technology such as displacement-on-demand.
www.detnews.com /2003/autoshow/0301/06/a06-52830.htm   (663 words)

  
 tBlog - Cadillac V16 engine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The company has twice attempted to build a new V16 engine, once in the 1980s and again in recent years, but these have yet to be built.
The original Cadillac V16 could be said to be two straight-8 engines on a common crankshaft and crankcase, because each bank operated entirely independently of the other with no other common components.
It used the unusually narrow angle of 45° between the banks to reduce the width of the engine, and had a 3 in (76 mm) bore and a 4 in (102 mm) stroke, giving a displacement of 452 in³ (7.4 L).
auto247.tblog.com /post/1969910472   (440 words)

  
 Cadillac Sixteen Concept - RSportsCars.com
Cadillac's reputation grew exponentially during the '30s in no small part because of the development of the automotive industry's first V-16.
The Cadillac Sixteen's 32-valve V-16 concept engine displaces 13.6 liters and is mated to a four-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission.
The engine features fuel-saving Displacement on Demand technology, debuting in 2004 on some 2005 GM models, which shuts down half of the cylinders during most driving conditions and automatically and seamlessly reactivates them for more demanding conditions, such as brisk acceleration or load hauling cylinders when the driver needs the engine's full power.
www.rsportscars.com /eng/cars/cadillac_sixteen.asp   (615 words)

  
 V16   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
From 1930 to 1937 this was a 452ci with a 45° V. For 1938 a new design was introduced with 431 cubic inch and an angle of 135°; this resulted in a much lower car profile.
This engine was powerful (officially 550 hp but more probably around 500 hp) but with such a small displacement per cylinder it delivered it only in a narrow RPM range.
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 100 Years Of Cadillac History - Popular Mechanics
For 1915, Cadillac fielded a 90° flathead V8, an engine boasting 70 hp at 2400 rpm and 180 ft.-lb.
And for 1923, Cadillac pioneered the dual-plane V8 crankshaft.
Cadillac's overhead valve 45°, 452-cu.-in., 165-hp V16 used an aluminum crankcase with cast-iron cylinder blocks and heads.
www.popularmechanics.com /automotive/reader_rides/1267556.html?page=2   (429 words)

  
 Articles - Cadillac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In 1911 Cadillac was the first gasoline internal combustion engine auto to incorporate electric self-starting (as opposed to earlier crank start), utilizing the electric starter developed by Charles Kettering and used first on the production models of 1912.
Postwar Cadillacs, incorporating the ideas of General Motors styling chief Harley J. Earl, innovated many of the styling features that came to be synonymous with the classic (late 1940s-late 1950s) American automobile, including tailfins and wraparound windshields.
Cadillac's 2003 Cadillac CTS was the first ground-up incarnation of AandS and was an instant hit, partly due to product placements in the cyberpunk Matrix trilogy.
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 CADILLAC
Cadillac is the first to install security plate glass as standard equipment and the first to design and introduce the clashless synchromesh transmission.
Cadillac is the first to develop automatic temperature control heating and air conditioning for automobiles.
Cadillac is the first to introduce the transverse-mounted V8 engine (front wheel drive) on the De ville and the Fleetwood series.
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