1911 Buick Model 26

The Buick Model 26 is a roadster-bodied car with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.3 litre, side valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 34.4 bhp (34.9 PS/25.7 kW) of power. This power is transmitted to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox. Quoted weight at the kerb is 953 kg.

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Buick Model 26 -
Buick Model 26
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Key facts

1911 Buick Model 26 information summary

What body style?
0 door roadster with 2 seats
How heavy?
953 kg
What size engine?
3.3 litre, 3295 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
34.9 PS / 34.4 bhp / 25.7 kW
How much torque?
Unknown

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1911 Buick Model 26 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors0
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2540 mm 100 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1422 mm 56 inches
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 953 kg 2101 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 94.7 litres 20.8 UK Gal 25 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Buick
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 3.3 litre
3295 cc
(201.073 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 101.6 mm
4 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 34.9 PS (34.4 bhp) (25.7 kW)
Specific output 10.4 bhp/litre
0.17 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction cast iron block
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Schebler carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 823.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 36.6 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
26.92 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
36.1 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 37.15 kg/kW
62.06 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.SE.
Rear suspension LA.LS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 32 x 3.5
Tyres rear 32 x 3.5
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID111540
Production total 1000
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 25.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1911 Buick Model 26 added 2003-07-08.
Last modified 2013-02-28.