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Cadillac Seville

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Seville
Vehicle Model

A luxury car produced by Cadillac.

Production on the car began on March 26, 1975, and 43,772 were produced for model year 1976.  lThe first 2,000 Sevilles were identical to give the factory workers experience on the car before complicating the assembly process.

The 1976 Seville was the first American car with standard electronic fuel injection.

Awards and acknowledgements include:
A Complete Guide to Used Cars (1995 Edition) Best Late-Model Bet in the Luxury Car category (model years 1988-1994)

Page Sections
Photographs
Documents
1976 Specifications
1978 Diesel Specifications
Collectible Cards


Photographs

Cadillac Seville Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
2012 Round Lake Home Town Festival
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Cadillac Seville Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
2012 Round Lake Home Town Festival
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Cadillac Seville Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
2012 Round Lake Home Town Festival
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Cadillac Seville Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
2012 Round Lake Home Town Festival
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Cadillac Seville Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
2012 Round Lake Home Town Festival
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Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
December 1999On-Site Side Impact Air Bag Deployment Fatal Driver Investigation
Vehicle #1 - 2000 Cadillac Seville SLS
Vehicle #2 - 1994 Ford Econoline E350 Cargo Van
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

PDF
- 526KB - 19 pages


1976 Specifications

Price$12,479
EngineV8
Engine Displacement350 cu. in.
ValvetrainOHV
Horsepower180 bhp @ 4400 rpm
Torque275 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
Wheelbase114.3"
Maximum Speed115 mph
0-60 mph11.5 seconds


1978 Diesel Specifications

The following specifications are for the Seville with the optional Diesel engine.

Engine
TypeV-8
Displacement350 cu. in.
Bore & Stroke4.06" x 3.39"
Compression Ratio22.5:1
ValvetrainOverhead Valve (OHV)
Horsepower120hp @ 3600rpm
Torque220 lb.-ft. @ 1600 rpm
Transmission & Final Drive
Final Drive Ratio2.56:1
Performance
0-30 mph5.8 seconds*
0-40 mph9.1 seconds*
0-50 mph12.4 seconds*
0-60 mph15.4 seconds*
0-70 mph20.0 seconds*
Quarter Mile20.0 seconds @ 68 mph
Economy
EPA Weighted Average24 mpg
Motor Trend Test24.3 mpg*
*=As tested by Motor Trend, July 1978

Collectible Cards

Set#Name
Cadillac Collection761976 Seville
Cadillac Collection771977 Seville
Cadillac Collection801980 Seville
Cadillac Collection811981 Seville
Cadillac Collection841984 Seville
Cadillac Collection86A1986 Seville
Cadillac Collection911991 Seville STS
Cadillac Collection921992 Seville
Cadillac Collection93B1993 Seville STS


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