Buick Skyhawk Hatchback T-Type Turbo, 1986 MY 4J

The Skyhawk Hatchback T-Type Turbo is a front wheel drive hatchback motor vehicle with a front mounted engine, manufactured by Buick. The Buick Skyhawk Hatchback T-Type Turbo is one of the 4J range of cars from Buick. Its 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft turbocharged engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 1.8 litres. In this application it musters power and torque figures of 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) at 5600 rpm and 203 Nm (150 lbft/20.7 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.

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Buick Skyhawk Hatchback T-Type Turbo, 1986 MY 4J information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4453 mm
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1796 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
152 PS / 150 bhp / 112 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
203 Nm / 150 ft.lb / 20.7 kgm @ 2800 rpm

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
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 1981 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4M 1796 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 1086 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4M 1835 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 1835 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1796 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 1086 kg
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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1986 Buick Skyhawk Hatchback T-Type Turbo data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2570 mm 101.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1412 mm 55.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1402 mm 55.2 inches
Length 4453 mm 175.3 inches
Width 1651 mm 65 inches
Height 1318 mm 51.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 51.5 litres 11.3 UK Gal 13.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged 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)
152 PS (150 bhp) (112 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
83.5 bhp/litre
1.37 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
203 Nm (150 ft·lb) (20.7 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
113.03 Nm/litre
1.37 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1420.4 kPa (206 psi)
Maximum RPM 5500 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 449 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
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
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 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
Wheel size rear
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle GT P195/70 R 13
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle GT P195/70 R 13
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 247 mm
Rear brake diameter 200 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID290488
Production total
Model code
Model family 4J
RAC rating 17.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1986 Buick Skyhawk Hatchback T-Type Turbo added 2012-11-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.