Specifications: 2006 Cadillac XLR-V

For Release: Aug. 1, 2005

2006 CADILLAC XLR-V

Model:

2006 Cadillac XLR-V luxury roadster

Body style / driveline:

2-door high-performance hardtop convertible
with rear-wheel-drive

Construction:

hydroformed perimeter frame, structural
center tunnel, aluminum cockpit frame

Manufacturing location:

Bowling Green, Ky.

Key competitors:

Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG Roadster, Lexus
SC Convertible, Jaguar XKR Convertible

Engine

Type:

Northstar V-8 SC

Configuration:

supercharged 4.4L DOHC V-8

Displacement (cu in / cc):

267 / 4371

Bore & stroke:

91 mm x 84 mm

Block material:

upper – sand-cast 319 T7 aluminum

lower – die-cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

319 T7 semi-permanent mold cast aluminum
alloy

Valvetrain:

roller follower DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder,
variable valve timing

Ignition system:

coil-on-plug with extended-life dual platinum-tipped
spark plugs

Fuel delivery:

returnless, electronic sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

9.0:1

Horsepower (hp / kw @ rpm):

443 / 330 @ 6400 rpm (SAE certified*)

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

414 / 561 @ 3600 rpm (SAE certified*)
90-percent of peak torque available between 2200 and 6000 rpm

Recommended fuel:

premium required

Maximum engine speed (rpm @ fuel shutoff):

6700

Emissions controls:

  • BIN8/EURO 4 compliant
  • close-coupled catalytic converters
  • EGR and AIR not required
  • meets Federal, California, and LEV2 evaporative emissions standards
Transmission

Type:

Hydra-Matic 6L80six-speed, rear-wheel-drive,
electronically controlled, automatic overdrive transmission with torque
converter clutch. Clutch-to-clutch architecture with integral electro/hydraulic
control module

Gear ratios:

 

First:

4.02

Second:

2.36

Third:

1.53

Fourth:

1.15

Fifth:

0.85

Sixth:

0.67

Reverse:

-3.06

Maximum shift speed:

6500 rpm

Final drive:

2.56

Chassis/Suspension

Front:

short/long arm ( SLA ) double wishbone,
cast aluminum upper & lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite
leaf spring, Magnetic Ride Control

Rear:

short/long arm ( SLA ) double wishbone,
cast aluminum upper & lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite
leaf spring, Magnetic Ride Control

Traction control system:

full-range

Stabilizer bar:

front: hollow, 28.6 by 4.5 mm wall thickness

rear: hollow, 23.6 by 3.5 mm wall thickness

Steering type:

Magnasteer power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

2.9

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

39 / 11.9

Brakes

Type:

heavy duty with cross-drilled rotors and
high-performance brake linings, dual piston front calipers and single-piston
rear calipers. Power-assist with 4-channel ABS front and rear.

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):

front: 13.4 / 340.4 x 1.3 / 32
rear: 13 / 330.2 x 1 / 26

Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

front: aluminum, 19 x 8.5
rear: aluminum, 19 x 8.5

Tires:

front: P235/45R-19 – Pirelli Run Flat

rear: P255/40R-19 – Pirelli Run Flat

Dimensions

Exterior

 

Length (in / mm):

177.7 / 4513

Width (in / mm):

72.3 / 1836

Height (in / mm):

50.4 / 1279

Wheelbase (in / mm):

105.7 / 2685

Tread – front (in / mm) (C/L of at ground):

61.63 / 1564.4

Tread – rear (in / mm) (C/L of at ground):

62.13 / 1578.16

Interior

 

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 0

Headroom (in / mm):

37.6 / 955

Legroom (in / mm):

42.6 / 1083

Shoulder room (in / mm):

54.3 / 1380

Hip room (in / mm):

53 / 1346

Capacities

Fuel tank (gal / L):

18 / 68.1

Engine oil (qt / L):

7.5 / 7.1

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 0

Curb weight (lb / kg) estimated:

3804 / 1726

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.