1912 Buick Model 36

This car has a 2 door roadster body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Its 2.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, 4 cylinder unit that produces 22.5 bhp (22.8 PS/16.8 kW) of power. The engine powers the wheels through a 3 speed manual transmission. Its quoted kerb weight is 885 kg.


Key facts

1912 Buick Model 36 information summary

What body style?
2 door roadster with 2 seats
How heavy?
885 kg
What size engine?
2.7 litre, 2715 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
22.8 PS / 22.5 bhp / 16.8 kW
How much torque?

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1912 Buick Model 36 data
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2584 mm 101.7 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 885 kg 1951 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Buick
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.7 litre
2715 cc
(165.679 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95.25 × 95.25 mm
3.75 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
22.8 PS (22.5 bhp) (16.8 kW)
Specific output
8.3 bhp/litre
0.14 bhp/cu in
maximum torque

Specific torque
Engine construction cast iron block
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Schebler carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 678.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 25.78 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
18.96 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
25.42 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 52.75 kg/kW
88.11 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
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
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID114873
Production total 1600
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 22.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1912 Buick Model 36 added 2003-10-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.