1915 Cadillac Sales Brochure, "The Eight Cylinder Cadillac Type 51"

Summary

Cadillac furthered its reputation for quality and technical innovation when it introduced the first high-production V-8 engine in its 1915 model. The 70-horsepower engine remained in production, with minor modifications, through 1927. Cadillac's V-8 was a clear response to competitor Packard's six-cylinder unit introduced for 1912.

Cadillac furthered its reputation for quality and technical innovation when it introduced the first high-production V-8 engine in its 1915 model. The 70-horsepower engine remained in production, with minor modifications, through 1927. Cadillac's V-8 was a clear response to competitor Packard's six-cylinder unit introduced for 1912.

Artifact

Trade catalog

Date Made

1915

Subject Date

1915

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

70.60.15

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored
Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 12 in

Width: 9 in

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