Buick Skylark Sedan, 1971 MY 43300

The Buick Skylark Sedan is a rear wheel drive car, with the engine positioned in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. It forms part of Buick's 43300 model series. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.1 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 145 bhp (147 PS/108 kW) of power at 4200 rpm, and maximum torque of 319 N·m (235 lb·ft/32.5 kgm) at 2400 rpm. The power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox. The Buick Skylark Sedan weighs a stated 1459 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?
1459 kg
What size engine?
4.1 litre, 4094 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
147 PS / 145 bhp / 108 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
319 Nm / 235 ft.lb / 32.5 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 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1870 kg
estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5724 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1874 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5722 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1573 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5722 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1558 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5722 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1571 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
sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5724 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1656 kg

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
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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 1459 kg 3217 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 Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 4.1 litre
4094 cc
(249.831 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 98.43 × 89.66 mm
3.88 × 3.53 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE)
147 PS (145 bhp) (108 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE)
35.4 bhp/litre
0.58 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE)
319 Nm (235 ft·lb) (32.5 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE)
77.92 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 1MV carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 979.2 kPa (142 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 682.33 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 100.76 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
74.11 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
99.38 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.49 kg/kW
22.54 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 F78 x 14
Tyres rear F78 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 ID234564
Production total
Model code
Model family 43300
RAC rating 36.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1971 Buick Skylark Sedan added 2011-02-21.
Last modified 2013-02-28.