Series 62 Cadillac History 1947

Series 62 Cadillac Models & History  1947

Series62 Cadillacs were again based on the GM C-Body and had a slightly sleeker appearance than models in the other lines. Notchback styling we seen on all models, except the fastback coupe. However, it was easy to distinguish this car from a 61 coupe, as the door skins did not flare-out above the rocker panels; the side window openings were lower and the reveal moldings circled each window individually instead of looping around all windows as on the smaller car. The 62 sedan also had door skins which mated flush with the rocker panels and featured ventipanes on both the front and rear windows. The 62 convertible was the only open-bodied Cadillac available.

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1947 Cadillac 4-door


Motor serial numbers 8420001 to 8459835 appeared on 1947 Series 62 models.


Model Number Body Style Doors Model Seat Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
47-62 6207 2-door Club Coupe 5 $2446 1884 kg 7,245
47-62 6267 2-door Convertible Coupe 5 $2902 2025 kg 6,755
47-62 6269 4-door Sedan 5 $2523 1925 kg 25,834
47-62 Chassis only 1


Type V-8 L-head.
Block Cast iron block.
Displacement 5.678 Liter
Bore and stroke 88.9mm x 114.3mm
Compression ratio 7.25:1.
Brake horsepower 150 hp @ 3400 rpm
Power 112 kW @ 3400 rpm
Bearings Three main bearings.
Valve lifters Hydraulic valve lifters.
Carburetor Carter WCD two-barrel (models 595S or 595SA) or Stromberg AAV-26 two-barrel (models 380154 or 380871).


Model Wheelbase Overall Length Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
Series 62 3277mm 5588mm 1499mm 1600mm 7.00 x 15