V12 Cadillac Models & History 1934

12-CYLINDER 370-D

 

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1934 Cadillac

Exceptfor the engine and various emblems, the V-12 was much the same car as the 3708mm wheelbase V-8.

I. D. DATA

  • Serial numbers were located on top surface of frame side bar, right side, just ahead of dash.
  • Same as engine number.
  • Starting no.: 4100001.
  • Ending: 4101098 (with 1935).
  • Engine numbers stamped on the right hand side of the crankcase, on the generator drive chain housing.
  • Starting engine no.: 4100001.
  • Ending: 4101098 (with 1935).

STYLE

Fleetwood 146 in. wheelbase Vee Windshield
Style Number Style Seating Price Weight
5702 Roadster 2
5712-C Collapsible Town Cabriolet 5
5712-LB Town Cabriolet 5 $6195 2723 kg
5712-MB Town Cabriolet 5
5720 Town Cabriolet 7
5720-C Collapsible Town Cabriolet 7
5725-B Town Cabriolet 7
5725-LB Town Cabriolet 7 $6295 2745 kg
5725-MB Town Cabriolet 7
5730 Imperial Sedan 5
5730-FL Imperial Cabriolet 5 $4845 2620 kg
5730-FM Imperial Brougham 5
5730-S Sedan 5 $4445 2607 kg
5733 Imperial Town Sedan 5
5733-S Town Sedan 5 $4995 2591 kg
5735 Convertible Coupe 2 $4745 2493 kg
5757 Transformable 7
5759 Sport Phaeton 5
5775 Imperial Sedan (Limousine) 7 $4795 2632 kg
5775-B Limousine 7
5775-E Imperial Sedan 7
5775-FL Imperial Cabriolet 7 $4995 2632 kg
5775-FM Imperial BrRm 7
5775-H4 Imperial Sedan 7
5775-5 Sedan 7 $4595 2618 kg
5775-W Limousine 7
5776 Cpe. 2 $4595 2509 kg
5780 Convertible Sedan w/div. 5 $4995 2636 kg
5780-B Convertible Sedan 5
5780-S Convertible Sedan 5 2623 kg
5785 Collapsible Coupe 5 $4995 2584 kg
5788 Stat. Coupe 5 2600 kg
5789-A Vict. Coupe 4
5791 Limousine Brougham 7 $6195 2741 kg
5791-B Limousine Brougham 7
5799 Aerodynamic Coupe 5 $4995 2600 kg

STYLE

Fleetwood 146 In. Wheelbase Flat Windshield
Some listings show these as 61- styles.
Style Number Style Seating Price Weight
6030-B Imperial Sedan 5
6030-FL Imperial Cabriolet 5 $4395 2620 kg
6030-FM Imperial Brougham 5
6030-S Sed 5 $3995 2607 kg
6033-S Town Sedan 5 $4045 2591 kg
6035 Convertible Coupe 2
6075 Imperial Sedan 7 $4345 2632 kg
6075-B Limo. (Spec. back) 7
6075-D Limousine 7
6075-E Limousine 7
6075-FL Imperial Cabriolet 7 $4545 2632 kg
6075-FM Imperial Brougham 7
6075-H3 Limo 7
6075-H4 Limousine 7
6075-O Imperial Sedan 7
6075-S Sed 7 $4145 2618 kg
  • Some confusion exists regarding style numbers on 1934-35 Fleetwood bodies.
  • Following the previous Fleetwood system, V-8’s would be 56- or 60- styles, V-12’s would be 57- or 61- styles, and V-16’s would be 58- or 60- styles.
  • This system was followed in promotional literature, in the 1934 Master Parts List, and in early factory records.
  • However, since the bodies were identical for all these series, Fleetwood stamped all body plates 57- or 60-.
  • Master Parts Lists after 1934 used only 57- and 60- style numbers for 1934-35 Fleetwood bodies.
  • Starting in 1936, V-8 and V-12 style numbers reflected the new 1936 series designations, but V16’s retained the 57- system. However, 60- styles were no longer offered.

ENGINE

Type 45 degree, overhead valve.
Cylinders Twelve cylinders.
Crankcase Cast iron block on aluminum crankcase.
Bore & Stroke 79.4mm x 101.6mm
Displacement 6.035 Liters
Compression Ratio 6.0:1 std.; 5.65:1 opt.
Brake Horsepower 133 hp @ 3400 rpm
Power 99 kW @ 3400 rpm
SAE/Taxable Horsepower 46.9.
Main bearings Four.
Valve lifters Mechanical with hydraulic silencer on rocker bushing.
Carburetor Dual Detroit Lubricator, Type R-13, L-13, Model 51.

CHASSIS

Wheelbase 3708mm
Overall length 5780mm
Front Tread 1508mm
Rear Tread 1575mm
Tires 7.50 x 17.

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Selective, synchro transmission.
Speeds 3 forward, 1 reverse
Controls Left hand drive, center control; emergency brake lever at left under panel (rhd opt).
Clutch Twin disc clutch.
Drive Shaft drive. Hotchkiss.
Axle 3/4 floating rear axle
Drive type spiral bevel drive.
Overall ratio 4.80:1 std., 4.60:1 opt., 5.11:1 opt.
Brakes Mechanical brakes with vacuum assist on four wheels.
Wheels Wire wheels.
Wheel size 17 in. drop center.

OPTIONS

Sidemount cover(s) $20.00 each
Standard Radio $64.50
Master Radio $74.50
Heater $44.50
Seat covers
Spotlight $24.50
Flexible steering wheel