Key facts

1990 Buick Regal information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4940 mm
How heavy?
1435 kg
What size engine?
3.1 litre, 3128 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
137 PS / 135 bhp / 101 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
244 Nm / 180 / 24.9 kgm @ 3600 rpm
How fast?
190 km/h, 118 mph


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1990 Buick Regal technical specifications


Buick Regal is a car that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front located engine powering the front wheels.
Power is produced by an overhead valve, 3.1 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 135 bhp (137 PS/101 kW) at 4400 rpm and 244 N·m (180 lb·ft/24.9 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively.
A 4 speed automatic transmission transmits the power to the driven wheels.
The Buick Regal weighs a claimed 1435 kg at the kerb.
Its maximum speed quoted is 190 km/h or 118 mph.
1990 Buick Regal data
1990 Buick Regal data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2730 107.5
Track/tread (front) 1510 59.4
Track/tread (rear) 1470 57.9
Length 4940 194.5
Width 1800 70.9
Height 1345 53
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1435 kg 3164 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 62.5 litres 13.7 UK Gal 16.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LH O
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.1 litre
3128 cc
(190.882 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 84 mm
3.5 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
137 PS (135 bhp) (101 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
43.2 bhp/litre
0.71 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
244 Nm (180 ft·lb) (24.9 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
78.01 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system Rochester fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 980.2 kPa (142.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 521.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 190 km/h (118 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 95.38 PS/g
70.15 kW/g
94.08 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.25 kg/kW
23.81 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TL.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.33
general ID22517
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1990 Buick Regal added 1999-06-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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