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1930-1940 Cadillac V-16


1930-1931 Cadillac V-16 Specifications

Cadillac thought itself to be under the "Penalty of Leadership" when it created the V-16 engine. The engine was realized with beautiful results. Below are the specifications for the 1930-1931 Cadillac V-16.

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The Cadillac V-16 is considered
a thing of beauty by many collectors.

1930-1931 Cadillac V-16 Models, Prices, Production

452/452A Madam X 4100 series (wb 148.0) Weight (pounds)

Price

Production

4d Imperial landaulette 5,925
4
4d Imperial sedan 5,905 $7,300 17
4d sedan 5,835$6,950 49
4d Imperial cabriolet sedan 5,925$ 7,35010
4d cabriolet sedan5,885 $ 7,1257
4d Imperial landau cabriolet sedan 5,925
5
4d landau cabriolet sedan 5,885
2
4d Imperial club sdn 5,725
1
4d club sedan
5,655
$ 6,950
43
4d Imperial sedan, 7P
6,005
$7,525
110
4d sedan, 7P
5,965
$ 7,225
47
Total


295

452/452A 4200 series (wb 148.0)Weight (pounds) PriceProduction
4d stationary sedan cabriolet, 7P

1
stationary coupe cabriolet, 2P1

1
stationary coupe cabriolet, 2P2

3
Imperial cabriolet5,885
7
transformable town cabriolet6,005 $8,7506
transformable town cabriolet landaulette6,005
1
transformable town cabriolet, 6W, 7P36,005$8,750 9
transformable town cabriolet, 6W, 7P46,005
1
transformable town cabriolet, 4W, 7P6,005$8,750 6
transformable town cab landaulette, 7P6,005
1
convertible coupe, 2P5,655 $6,900 94
touring

1
touring, 7P

1
phaeton5
$6,500 85
phaeton6


1
Imperial cabriolet, 7P

1
transformable town brougham7
6,005 $9,200
4
transformable town brougham86,005 $9,700 6
4d Imperial sedan, 7P6,005
$6,525 1
4d Imperial landau sedan, 7P6,005
$7,525 2
coupe, 2P5,750 $6,850
70
All-Weather phtn, 4P5,675 $5,350 8
transformable limo brougham, 7P6,005
$8,750
14
Total


326

452/452A 4300 series (wb 148.0)Weight (pounds)
Price
Production
roadster, 2P5,310 $5,350
105
transformable town cabriolet
$6,525 24
transformable town cabriolet, 6W, 7P
$7,150 25
transformable town cabriolet, 4W, 7P
$7,150 35
transformable town cab landaulette, 7P

3
4d Imperial sedan 5,905 $6,300 50
4d sedan5,835
$5,950 394
convertible coupe, 2P 5,655 $5,900 100
4d Imperial cabriolet sedan5,925 $6,350 52
4d cabriolet sedan5,885
$6,125 81
4d Imperial landau cabriolet sedan

1
4d Imperial club sdn

2
4d club sedan 5,725 $5,950 258
4d Imperial sedan, 7P 6,005 $6,525 438
4d sedan, 7P 5,965 $6,225
501
4d Imperial landaulette, 7P

2
coupe, 2P 5,750 $6,850 98
All-Weather phaeton, 4P 5,675 $6,650
250
coupe, 5P5,740 $5,95098
transformable limo brougham, 7P6,005 $7,150 30
Total


2,547

452/452A misc. Fisher bodies (wb 148.0) Weight (pounds)
Price Production
4d town sedan9


3
coupe, 2P

3
4d sedan

5
convertible coupe, 2P

17
coupe, 5P10

2
4d sedan, 7P11

1
4d sedan, 7P12


1
4d sedan test car, 7P

1
4d town sedan13

1
coupe, 5P14

1
Total


35

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452/452A misc. Fleetwood bodies (wb 148.0) Weight (pounds) Price Production
transformable town cabriolet, 7P

1
4d cabriolet sedan, 4P
$6,450 1
transformable limo brougham

1
transformable town cabriolet

1
coupe, 2P 5,750 $5,800 11
4d special sedan, 7P

1
chassis and unknown

37
Total


53
Total 1930-1931 Cadillac V-16s


3,256

1Style number 4206.
2Style number 4207.
3Style number 4220, with leather roof.
4Style number 4220B, with painted roof.
5Style number 4260.
6Style number 4260A.
7Style number 4264.
8Style number 4264B.
9Style number 30-152.
10Style number 30-172.
11Style number 2901LX.
12Style number 2951LX.
13Style number LX 2905.
14Style number LX 2913.

Sources: Encyclopedia of American Cars, by the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide™, Publications International, Ltd., 1996; Cadillac, Standard of the World, 4th ed., by Maurice D. Hendry, Automobile Quarterly, 1990; annual Cadillac price lists.

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