1994 Buick Riviera US

The Buick Riviera is a 2 door coupé-bodied car with a front positioned engine supplying power to the front wheels. The 6 cylinder, overhead valve supercharged powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 3.8 litres. This unit develops power and torque figures of 225 bhp (228 PS/168 kW) at 5000 rpm and 373 Nm (275 lbft/38 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. This power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic transmission. Stated kerb weight is 1715 kg.

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1994 Buick Riviera US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5263 mm
How heavy?
1715 kg
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3791 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
228 PS / 225 bhp / 168 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
373 Nm / 275 ft.lb / 38 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Buick Riviera models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3791 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1700 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3791 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1718 kg

Similar models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4601 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1724 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4601 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1690 kg
1994 Buick Riviera data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2891 mm 113.8 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5263 mm 207.2 inches
Width 1905 mm 75 inches
Height 1402 mm 55.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.82
Kerb weight 1715 kg 3781 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
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
(SAENet)
228 PS (225 bhp) (168 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(SAENet)
59.4 bhp/litre
0.97 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAENet)
373 Nm (275 ft·lb) (38 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(SAENet)
98.39 Nm/litre
1.19 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1236.4 kPa (179.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 631.83 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Compressor
Intercooler
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 133.02 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
97.83 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
131.2 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.22 kg/kW
17.07 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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.90 m
Front suspension I.S.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID18579
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1994 Buick Riviera added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.