Cadillac Allante Models & History 1992
|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
- V/R=Allante convertible hardtop
- V/S=Allante convertible
|Sixth = the body style:
- 1 = two-door coupe/sedan
- 3 = two-door convertible
|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: “8” = L06 4.5L V-8.
|Ninth = a check digit
|10th = model year, “N” for 1992
|11th = the assembly plant
|The remaining six digits identify the production sequence number
||2-dr. Conv. HT
||Allante production totaled 1,931 with no further breakdown available. It was on abbreviated model year as the 1993 Allante was launched in spring 1992.
||90-degree, overhead valve V-8
||Aluminum block and cast iron cylinder liners
||273 cu . in. (4.5 liters)
|Bore & Stroke
||3.62 x 3.31 in.
||200 @ 4400 rpm.
||270 lb-ft @ 3200 rpm.
||Tuned port fuel injection.
||Goodyear Eagle VL P225~55VR16
|Front Hip Room
|Front Shoulder Room
||THM-F7 four-speed automatic (includes viscous converter clutch)
||Independent Macpherson strut with coil springs, strut-type shock absorbers — integral-in strut and electronic variable and stabilizer bar
||Fully independent transverse monoleaf w/integral in-strut electronic variable shock absorbers. no rear stabilizer
||Power assisted front and rear disc w/Bosch III anti-lock braking system
|Digital Instrument Cluster (conv. only)
|Pearl White Paint (conv. only)
- 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.