2000 Buick Bengal Concept US

Buick Bengal is a car that has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. The power is produced by a supercharged engine of 3.4 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 250 bhp (253 PS/186 kW) of power, and maximum torque of 325 N·m (240 lb·ft/33.1 kgm). The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed automatic gearbox. Stated kerb weight is 1588 kg.

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Buick Bengal -
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Key facts

2000 Buick Bengal Concept US information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4445 mm
How heavy?
1588 kg
What size engine?
3.4 litre, 3350 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
253 PS / 250 bhp / 186 kW
How much torque?
325 Nm / 240 ft.lb / 33.1 kgm

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2000 Buick Bengal data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2794 mm 110 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4445 mm 175 inches
Width 1867 mm 73.5 inches
Height 1267 mm 49.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.59
Kerb weight 1588 kg 3501 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.4 litre
3350 cc
(204.43 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 84 mm
3.62 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 253 PS (250 bhp) (186 kW)
Specific output 74.6 bhp/litre
1.22 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 325 Nm (240 ft·lb) (33.1 kgm)
Specific torque 97.01 Nm/litre
1.17 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1219.1 kPa (176.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 558.33 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 159.62 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
117.4 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
157.43 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.52 kg/kW
14.23 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front Michelin 245/45 R 20
Tyres rear Michelin 245/45 R 20
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID109307
Production total 1
Model code
Model family Concept
RAC rating 31.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2000 Buick Bengal added 2003-03-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.