Key facts

Oldsmobile F-85 Sedan, 1962 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4780 mm
How heavy?
1177 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3531 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
188 PS / 185 bhp / 138 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
312 Nm / 230 / 31.8 kgm @ 3200 rpm


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1962 Oldsmobile F-85 Sedan technical specifications


This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
The 3.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that produces 185 bhp (188 PS/138 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 312 N·m (230 lb·ft/31.8 kgm) at 3200 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual 'box.
The quoted weight at the kerb is 1177 kg.
1962 Oldsmobile F-85 Sedan data
Oldsmobile F-85 Sedan, 1962 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2845 112
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4780 188.2
Width 1819 71.6
Height 1339 52.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1177 kg 2595 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60.5 litres 13.3 UK Gal 16 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 3.5 litre
3531 cc
(215.475 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 71.1 mm
3.5 × 2.8 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.25
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
188 PS (185 bhp) (138 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
52.4 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
312 Nm (230 ft·lb) (31.8 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
88.36 Nm/litre
1.07 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.25:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1110.4 kPa (161 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 441.38 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 159.36 PS/g
117.21 kW/g
157.18 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.53 kg/kW
14.25 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
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
Steering recirculating ball
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 6.50 x 13
Tyres rear 6.50 x 13
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.36
general ID157531
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 39.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1962 Oldsmobile F-85 Sedan added 2007-05-13.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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