Key facts

1974 Buick Skyhawk Automatic, 1975 MY information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4555 mm
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3791 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
112 PS / 110 bhp / 82 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
237 Nm / 175 / 24.2 kgm @ 2000 rpm


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1974 Buick Skyhawk Automatic technical specifications


This vehicle has a 2 door coupé body style with a front positioned engine delivering power to the rear wheels.
Its 3.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder that produces 110 bhp (112 PS/82 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 237 N·m (175 lb·ft/24.2 kgm) at 2000 rpm.
The power is transmitted to the wheels through a 3 speed automatic transmission.
1974 Buick Skyhawk Automatic data
1974 Buick Skyhawk Automatic, 1975 MY data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2465 97
Track/tread (front) 1390 54.7
Track/tread (rear) 1360 53.5
Length 4555 179.3
Width 1660 65.4
Height 1270 50
Ground clearance 130 5.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.85
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 3.8 litre
3791 cc
(231.341 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.52 × 86.36 mm
3.8 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
112 PS (110 bhp) (82 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
29 bhp/litre
0.48 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
237 Nm (175 ft·lb) (24.2 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
62.52 Nm/litre
0.76 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 785.6 kPa (113.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 631.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6 x 13
Wheel size rear 6 x 13
Tyres front BR78-13
Tyres rear BR78-13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter 251 mm
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.56
general ID292534
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1974 Buick Skyhawk Automatic added 2012-11-15.
Last modified 2013-06-22.

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