1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport US

The Buick Skylark Gran Sport is a front wheel drive car, with its powerplant positioned in the front, and a 2 door coupé bodyshell. Its 2.4 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that produces 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 204 N·m (150 lb·ft/20.8 kgm) at 4400 rpm. A 4 speed automatic gearbox supplies the power to the wheels.

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1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4785 mm
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2392 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
152 PS / 150 bhp / 112 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
204 Nm / 150 ft.lb / 20.8 kgm @ 4400 rpm

Buick Skylark models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3130 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1323 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2392 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1337 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3130 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1337 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 2260 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1323 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2471 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1195 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2260 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1220 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 3A 3344 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1276 kg

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1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2626 mm 103.4 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4785 mm 188.4 inches
Width 1732 mm 68.2 inches
Height 1359 mm 53.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.82
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.4 litre
2392 cc
(145.969 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90 × 94 mm
3.54 × 3.7 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
152 PS (150 bhp) (112 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
62.7 bhp/litre
1.03 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
204 Nm (150 ft·lb) (20.8 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
85.28 Nm/litre
1.03 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1071.7 kPa (155.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 598 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
Weight-to-power ratio
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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.S.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TA.CS.
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 ID19129
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport added 1997-04-28.
Last modified 2013-02-28.