Buick Skylark Sedan, 1971 MY 43300

The Buick Skylark Sedan is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with the engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body. The Buick Skylark Sedan belongs to the 43300 range of cars from Buick. Powering the Buick Skylark Sedan is an overhead valve, 5.7 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 230 bhp (233 PS/172 kW) at 4200 rpm and 475 N·m (350 lb·ft/48.4 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual transmission. The Buick Skylark Sedan weighs a stated 1558 kg at the kerb.

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Buick Skylark Sedan, 1971 MY 43300 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5263 mm
How heavy?
1558 kg
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 Skylark models

sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5724 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1631 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5724 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1646 kg
estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5724 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1874 kg
estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5724 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1870 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4094 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1459 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5722 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1573 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4094 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1472 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5722 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1586 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5722 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1571 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5724 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1656 kg

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1971 Buick Skylark Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
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 5263 mm 207.2 inches
Width 1963 mm 77.3 inches
Height 1379 mm 54.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1558 kg 3435 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 78 litres 17.2 UK Gal 20.6 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 149.68 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
110.08 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
147.63 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.08 kg/kW
15.17 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 G78 x 14
Tyres rear G78 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID234102
Production total
Model code
Model family 43300
RAC rating 46.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1971 Buick Skylark Sedan added 2011-02-21.
Last modified 2013-02-28.