Buick Skyhawk Sedan, 1982 MY 4J S69

The Buick Skyhawk Sedan is a 4 door saloon (sedan)-bodied car with a front located engine powering the front wheels. The Buick Skyhawk Sedan belongs to the 4J model family from Buick. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.8 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 79 bhp (80 PS/59 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 155 N·m (114 lb·ft/15.8 kgm) at 2800 rpm. The engine drives the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. The Buick Skyhawk Sedan weighs a claimed 1086 kg at the kerb. Top stated speed is 158 km/h, or 98 mph.

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Key facts

Buick Skyhawk Sedan, 1982 MY 4J S69 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4452 mm
How heavy?
1086 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1796 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
80 PS / 79 bhp / 59 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
155 Nm / 114 ft.lb / 15.8 kgm @ 2800 rpm
How fast?
158 km/h, 98 mph

Buick 4J models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1998 cm3 97 PS 96 bhp 72 kW 1065 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1998 cm3 97 PS 96 bhp 72 kW 1090 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1998 cm3 97 PS 96 bhp 72 kW 1125 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 1070 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 1981 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4M 1835 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4M 1796 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 1086 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 1835 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 1981 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1835 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 1835 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW

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1982 Buick Skyhawk Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2571 mm 101.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1406 mm 55.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1401 mm 55.2 inches
Length 4452 mm 175.3 inches
Width 1575 mm 62 inches
Height 1372 mm 54 inches
Ground clearance 157 mm 6.2 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1086 kg 2394 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1796 cc
(109.599 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.8 × 79.5 mm
3.34 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
80 PS (79 bhp) (59 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
44 bhp/litre
0.72 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
155 Nm (114 ft·lb) (15.8 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
86.3 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1084.5 kPa (157.3 psi)
Maximum RPM 5500 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 449 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 158 km/h (98 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 73.76 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
54.25 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
72.74 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.43 kg/kW
30.79 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 4.040
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½ x 13
Wheel size rear 5½ x 13
Tyres front 175/80 R 13
Tyres rear 175/80 R 13
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.81
Final drive ratio 3.19
general
Carfolio.com ID290400
Production total
Model code S69
Model family 4J
RAC rating 17.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1982 Buick Skyhawk Sedan added 2012-11-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.