1928 Buick Model 50 Master Six Sedan, 1929 MY

The Model 50 Master Six Sedan is a road car from Buick, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon body style. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 5.1 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 90.5 bhp (92 PS/67 kW) at 2800 rpm and 291 N·m (215 lb·ft/29.7 kgm) at 1200 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual 'box. It weighs a claimed 1978 kg at the kerb.

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1928 Buick Model 50 Master Six Sedan, 1929 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 7 seats
How heavy?
1978 kg
What size engine?
5.1 litre, 5076 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
92 PS / 90.5 bhp / 67 kW @ 2800 rpm
How much torque?
291 Nm / 215 ft.lb / 29.7 kgm @ 1200 rpm

Buick Model models

4 door tourer FR 3M 5076 cm3 92 PS 90.5 bhp 67 kW 1810 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5076 cm3 92 PS 90.5 bhp 67 kW 1919 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5076 cm3 92 PS 90.5 bhp 67 kW 1853 kg
4 door tourer FR 3M 5076 cm3 92 PS 90.5 bhp 67 kW 1771 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5076 cm3 92 PS 90.5 bhp 67 kW 1932 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5076 cm3 92 PS 90.5 bhp 67 kW 1880 kg

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1928 Buick Model 50 Master Six Sedan data
bodywork
Body type7 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3270 mm 128.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1473 mm 58 inches
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 1978 kg 4361 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Buick
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 5.1 litre
5076 cc
(309.757 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92.1 × 127 mm
3.63 × 5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.73
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 92 PS (90.5 bhp) (67 kW)
at 2800 rpm
Specific output 17.8 bhp/litre
0.29 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 291 Nm (215 ft·lb) (29.7 kgm)
at 1200 rpm
Specific torque 57.33 Nm/litre
0.69 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 4.3:1
Fuel system 1 Marvel T4-10-706 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 720.4 kPa (104.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 846 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 46.39 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
34.12 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
45.75 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 29.31 kg/kW
48.96 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 rear 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 32 x 6.50
Tyres rear 32 x 6.50
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2258 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.63
general
Carfolio.com ID203665
Production total 8058
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 31.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1928 Buick Model 50 Master Six Sedan added 2009-09-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.