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2005 Cadillac XLR Specifications


2005 Cadillac XLR

Below is a listing of specifications for the 2005 Cadillac XLR.

For Release: Aug. 1, 2004

2005 CADILLAC XLR | New for 2005

  • Light or Dark Eucalyptus wood interior
  • Blue Steel exterior paint replaces Thunder Gray

2005 CADILLAC XLR | Model Lineup

  Engine Transmission
4.6L Northstar
V-8 VVT
5-spd auto (Hydra-Matic 5L50-E)
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2005 CADILLAC XLR | Specifications

Overview  
Model:

XLR luxury roadster

Body style / driveline:

2-door, hardtop convertible / rear-wheel drive

Construction:

hydroformed perimeter frame, structural center tunnel, aluminum cockpit frame

Body material:

composite exterior panels

Manufacturing location:

Bowling Green, Kentucky

Key competitors:

Mercedes-Benz SL500, Lexus SC430, Jaguar XK8

Engine  

Type:

Northstar 4.6L V-8 VVT (variable valve timing)

Displacement (cu in / cc):

279 / 4565

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

3.66 x 3.31 / 93 x 84

Block material:

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

Crankshaft material:

forged steel

Valvetrain:

DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, four-cam continuously variable valve timing

Ignition system:

coil-on-plug ignition, with extended-life dual platinum-tipped spark plugs

Fuel system:

sequential electronic fuel injection

Compression ratio:

10.5:1

Horsepower (hp / kw @ rpm):

320 / 239 @ 6400

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

310 / 420 @ 4400

Recommended fuel:

unleaded premium

Max. engine speed (rpm):

6700

Estimated fuel economy:

 

MPG (city / hwy / combined)

17 / 25 / 21

MPIG (city / hwy / combined)

20 / 33 / 24

L/100km (city / hwy / combined)

14.2 / 8.6 / 11.6

Transmission  

Type:

Hydra-Matic 5L50-E rear-wheel drive, electronically controlled 5-speed automatic with torque converter clutch and Driver Shift Control

Gear ratios (:1):

 

  First:

3.45

  Second:

2.21

  Third:

1.60

  Fourth:

1.00

  Fifth:

0.76

  Reverse:

3.02

  Final drive ratio:

2.93

Chassis/Suspension  

Front:

short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper & lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, Magnetic Ride Control

Rear:

short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper & lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, Magnetic Ride Control

Steering type:

Magnasteer power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

17.2:1

Steering wheel turns (lock to lock):

2.9

Turning diameter, curb to curb (ft / m):

39 / 11.9

Brakes  

Type:

power-assisted disc with 4-channel ABS, front and rear

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):

front: 12.8 x 1.3 / 325 x 32

rear:  12.0 x 1.0 / 305 x 26

Wheels/Tires  

Wheel type and size:

spun-cast aluminum, 18 inch x 8 inch

Tires:

Michelin ZP Extended Mobility

 

front: P235/50R18

 

rear: P235/50R18

Dimensions  
Exterior  

Wheelbase (in / mm):

105.7 / 2685

Overall length (in / mm):

177.7 / 4513

Overall width (in / mm):

72.3 / 1836

Overall height (in / mm):

50.4 / 1279

Track (in / mm):

front: 62.2 / 1580 

rear: 62.2 / 1580

Minimum ground clearance

(in / mm):

6.61 / 168

Curb weight (lb / kg):

3647 / 1654

Interior  

Seating capacity
(front / rear):

2 / 0

Head room (in / mm):

37.6 / 955

Leg room (in / mm):

42.6 / 1083

Shoulder room (in / mm):

54.3 / 1380

Hip room (in / mm):

53 / 1346

Capacities  

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

 

  Top up:

11.6 / 328

  Top down:

4.4 / 125

Fuel tank (gal / L):

18 / 68.1

Engine oil (qt / L):

7.5 / 7.1

Performance  

Acceleration (0-60 mph / 0-97 km/h):

5.8 sec.

Max. lateral acceleration:

0.90g