1992 Buick Regal

The Buick Regal is a front wheel drive automobile, with its engine mounted in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. Its 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 3.8 litres. This unit produces power and torque figures of 170 bhp (172 PS/127 kW) at 4800 rpm and 298 Nm (220 lbft/30.4 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. This power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic gearbox. It weighs a quoted 1467 kg at the kerb.

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1992 Buick Regal information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4917 mm
How heavy?
1467 kg
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3791 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
172 PS / 170 bhp / 127 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
298 Nm / 220 ft.lb / 30.4 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Buick Regal models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3791 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3791 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1511 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3135 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1479 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3128 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1435 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3791 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1460 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 2837 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1461 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3791 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1435 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3128 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1410 kg

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3350 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5002 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5016 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1514 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2213 cm3 176 PS 174 bhp 130 kW 1345 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 1997 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1998 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
1992 Buick Regal data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2730 mm 107.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1511 mm 59.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1473 mm 58 inches
Length 4917 mm 193.6 inches
Width 1842 mm 72.5 inches
Height 1346 mm 53 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight 1467 kg 3234 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code L27
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.8 litre
3791 cc
(231.341 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.5 × 86.4 mm
3.8 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 172 PS (170 bhp) (127 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 44.8 bhp/litre
0.73 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 298 Nm (220 ft·lb) (30.4 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 78.61 Nm/litre
0.95 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 987.8 kPa (143.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 631.83 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 117.49 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
86.41 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
115.88 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.57 kg/kW
19.33 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 unknown
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID18557
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Buick Regal added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.