1996 Buick Le Sabre US

Buick Le Sabre is a car that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front positioned engine delivering its power to the front wheels. The 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 3.8 litres. This unit musters power and torque figures of 205 bhp (208 PS/153 kW) at 5200 rpm and 312 Nm (230 lbft/31.8 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic gearbox. The Buick Le Sabre weighs a claimed 1561 kg at the kerb.

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1996 Buick Le Sabre US brief technical data

What body style?4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?5080 mm
How heavy?1561 kg
What size engine?3.8 litre, 3791 cm3
How many cylinders?6, V
How much power? 208 PS / 205 bhp / 153 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque? 312 Nm / 230 ft.lb / 31.8 kgm @ 4000 rpm

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1996 Buick Le Sabre data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2814 mm 110.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1534 mm 60.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1534 mm 60.4 inches
Length 5080 mm 200 inches
Width 1902 mm 74.9 inches
Height 1415 mm 55.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1561 kg 3441 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code L36
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
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
(SAE net)
208 PS (205 bhp) (153 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
54.1 bhp/litre
0.89 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
312 Nm (230 ft·lb) (31.8 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
82.3 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.4:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1034.2 kPa (150 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 133.15 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
97.93 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
131.33 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.21 kg/kW
17.06 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 12.40 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID18568
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Buick Le Sabre added 1996-05-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.