1912 Buick Model 34

The Model 34 is a rear wheel drive roadster passenger car with a front positioned engine, manufactured by Buick. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.7 litre capacity. This unit features 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 22.5 bhp (22.8 PS/16.8 kW) of power. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual transmission. The stated kerb weight is 850 kg.


Key facts

1912 Buick Model 34 information summary

What body style?
2 door roadster with 2 seats
How heavy?
850 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 34 data
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2305 mm 90.7 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 850 kg 1874 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 26.84 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
19.74 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
26.47 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 50.66 kg/kW
84.62 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 30 x 3.5
Tyres rear 30 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 ID114884
Production total 1400
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 22.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1912 Buick Model 34 added 2003-10-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.