1996 Buick Regal US

The Buick Regal is a 2 door coupé-bodied motor vehicle with a front located engine powering the front wheels. The Buick Regal's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.8 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 205 bhp (208 PS/153 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 312 N·m (230 lb·ft/31.8 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine drives the wheels through a 4 speed automatic transmission.

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1996 Buick Regal US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4925 mm
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

Buick Regal models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3135 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1479 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3791 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1511 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3791 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1467 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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1996 Buick Regal data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2731 mm 107.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1511 mm 59.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1473 mm 58 inches
Length 4925 mm 193.9 inches
Width 1842 mm 72.5 inches
Height 1354 mm 53.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 64.8 litres 14.3 UK Gal 17.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code L36
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)
208 PS (205 bhp) (153 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
54.1 bhp/litre
0.89 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
312 Nm (230 ft·lb) (31.8 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
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
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
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.S.TL.
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 ID19195
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Buick Regal added 1997-12-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.