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2006 Cadillac XLR Specifications


2006 Cadillac XLR-V

Below is a listing of specifications for the 2006 Cadillac XLR.

For Release: Aug. 1, 2005

2006 CADILLAC XLR | New for 2006

  • Cadillac’s first application of Adaptive Forward Lighting
  • XM Satellite Radio with hidden antenna standard equipment
  • Redesigned wood treatment on center stack around CD opening and HVAC
  • Gold Mist and Infrared exterior paint colors replace Satin Nickel and Crimson Pearl

2006 CADILLAC XLR | Model Lineup

  Engine Transmission
4.6L Northstar
V-8 VVT
5-spd auto (Hydra-Matic 5L50-E)
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2006 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: premium recommended but not required
Max. engine speed (rpm): 6700
Estimated fuel economy
(mpg city / hwy / combined):
17 / 25 / 21
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: 0.75
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
Headroom (in / mm): 37.6 / 955
Legroom (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

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.