Buick SportWagon Automatic, 1971 MY 43436

The Buick SportWagon is a 5 door estate/station wagon style automobile with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. It forms part of Buick's 43436 series of cars. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 5.7 litres. In this application it provides power and torque figures of 230 bhp (233 PS/172 kW) at 4200 rpm and 475 Nm (350 lbft/48.4 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. This power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

Buick SportWagon Automatic, 1971 MY 43436 information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5403 mm
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5722 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
233 PS / 230 bhp / 172 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
475 Nm / 350 ft.lb / 48.4 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Buick 43436 models

Buick SportWagon -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5722 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5722 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5722 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW

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1971 Buick SportWagon Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front) 1500 mm 59.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1500 mm 59.1 inches
Length 5403 mm 212.7 inches
Width 1963 mm 77.3 inches
Height 1392 mm 54.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 87 litres 19.1 UK Gal 23 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Buick
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.7 litre
5722 cc
(349.178 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.5 × 97.8 mm
3.8 × 3.85 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.99
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE)
233 PS (230 bhp) (172 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE)
40.2 bhp/litre
0.66 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE)
475 Nm (350 ft·lb) (48.4 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE)
83.01 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 2GV carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1043.2 kPa (151.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 715.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
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 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 H78 x 14
Tyres rear H78 x 14
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID234091
Production total
Model code
Model family 43436
RAC rating 46.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1971 Buick SportWagon Automatic added 2011-02-21.
Last modified 2013-02-28.