The 2005 Cadillac XLR-V the most up to date expansion to the extravagance nameplates developing group of elite V-Series vehicles sets up another benchmark for the ultra-extravagance class of superior roadsters in force, execution and individual conveniences. Like its standard XLR kin, the Cadillac XLR-V consolidates unmistakably strong styling with contemporary extravagance, clever innovations, back wheel-drive execution, and close to 50/50 weight dispersion for improved equalization and vehicle progress.
At the heart of the XLR-V is the new, 4.4-liter variant of the Northstar motor furnished with a positive relocation intercooled supercharger. The double overhead cam (DOHC) V-8 motor conveys the most noteworthy strength rating of any Cadillac motor to date.
Called the Northstar V-8 SC (supercharged), the motor produces 440 drive (328 kW) at 6400 rpm and 425 lb.- ft. (576 Nm) torque at 3600 rpm (force and torque figures evaluated) and the motors force is underscored by its capacity to convey 90 percent of its top torque somewhere around 2200 and 6000 rpm.
The Northstar V-8 SC creates 120 pull (90 kW) and 115 lb.- ft. (156 Nm) of torque more than its actually suctioned partner, while its particular yield of 100-strength per-liter makes it one of the universes most astounding particular yield creation V-8 motors. The air prompting framework on the XLR-V was updated to address bundling needs made by the bigger motor and expansion of the supercharger.
These alterations expanded the stream of air to the motor by 30 percent, channeling it from the front air admission over the radiator and to the supercharger through two pipes, which meet into one before achieving the supercharger so stand out mass wind current sensor is required.
The framework was intended to be as free streaming as could be expected under the circumstances, getting the greatest measure of air to the supercharger. Every pipe has been precisely tuned to minimize supercharger cry and reverberation with a specific end goal to accomplish the most satisfying admission sound quality.
The fumes framework highlights a one of a kind suppressor plan, which viably joins the development of a more customary suppressor with a superior move through configuration. With a specific end goal to keep sound levels at a charming, throaty pitch amid ordinary driving on roads and freeways, the fumes is directed through a progression of interior chambers that stifle sound levels . Amid more forceful driving, a vacuum-impelled Pierburg valve in the suppressor opens to permit straight fumes move through. There are a few holes in the channel to permit some dissemination into the other suppressor chambers, yet the general impact is to diminish backpressure and build power.
Skeleton alterations found on the XLR-V when contrasted with its standard kin incorporate bigger brakes; recalibrated Magnetic Ride Control (MR); bigger front stabilizer bar and the expansion of a back stabilizer bar; stiffer back lower control arm bushings; bigger haggles; a force guiding liquid cooler; and a higher-limit fuel pump.
The most discernible change is in the slowing mechanism to guarantee solid halting power and smooth, certain brake operation, matching with the expanded power and taking care of abilities of the XLR-V.
To accomplish this, suspension engineers swung to J55 brakes, basically the same application utilized as a part of the Z51 Corvette with bigger cross-penetrated rotors and superior brake lining. Front rotors are 13.4-inches (340.4 mm) in distance across; back rotors are 13.0-inches (330.2 mm). The thickness of the rotor cheeks on both the front and back has been expanded for included warm limit. The stopping mechanism fuses double cylinder front calipers, and single-cylinder back calipers.
Attractive Ride Control on the XLR-V has been recalibrated to represent the improved taking care of attributes the roadsters surpercharged execution requests. The framework looks to keep the body on an even plane at all times, giving drivers an agreeable ride by drastically decreasing aggravations to the vehicle body.
Cadillac XLR-V 2005 Design Exterior Interior