2005 Buick Lucerne V8 US

The Lucerne V8 is a car from Buick, with front wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 4.6 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 275 bhp (279 PS/205 kW) at 5600 rpm and 407 N·m (300 lb·ft/41.5 kgm) at 4400 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic gearbox. It weighs a quoted 1820 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

2005 Buick Lucerne V8 US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5182 mm
How heavy?
1820 kg
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4565 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
279 PS / 275 bhp / 205 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
407 Nm / 300 ft.lb / 41.5 kgm @ 4400 rpm

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2005 Buick Lucerne V8 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2934 mm 115.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1599 mm 63 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1590 mm 62.6 inches
Length 5182 mm 204 inches
Width 1880 mm 74 inches
Height 1473 mm 58 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1820 kg 4012 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code Northstar LD8
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.6 litre
4565 cc
(278.573 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 84 mm
3.66 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 279 PS (275 bhp) (205 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output 60.2 bhp/litre
0.99 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque 89.16 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system SPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1120.4 kPa (162.5 psi)
Maximum RPM 6500 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 570.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
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 153.2 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
112.67 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
151.1 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.88 kg/kW
14.82 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 front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 2.100
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.STA.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P245/50 R 18
Tyres rear P245/50 R 18
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter 323 mm
Rear brake diameter 292 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.68
Final drive ratio 3.11
general
Carfolio.com ID131054
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2005 Buick Lucerne V8 added 2005-07-13.
Last modified 2013-02-28.