2007 Cadillac XLR-V Tech Center

Specifications – 2007 Cadillac XLR-V

For Release: Aug. 1, 2006

2007 CADILLAC XLR-V

Model: 2007 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 @ 3900 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.