• Buick Electra 225 Custom Coupé

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Key facts

Buick Electra 225 Custom Coupé, 1975 MY 4CV V37 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5928 mm
How heavy?
2150 kg
What size engine?
7.5 litre, 7468 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
208 PS / 205 bhp / 153 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
468 Nm / 345 / 47.7 kgm @ 2000 rpm


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1975 Buick Electra 225 Custom Coupé technical specifications


Buick Electra 225 Custom Coupé is a car that has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
The Buick Electra 225 Custom Coupé belongs to the 4CV model family from Buick.
The Buick Electra 225 Custom Coupé's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 7.5 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 205 bhp (208 PS/153 kW) of power at 3800 rpm, and maximum torque of 468 N·m (345 lb·ft/47.7 kgm) at 2000 rpm.
A 3 speed automatic gearbox transmits the power to the wheels.
Quoted kerb weight is 2150 kg.
1975 Buick Electra 225 Custom Coupé data
Buick Electra 225 Custom Coupé, 1975 MY 4CV V37 data
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3225 127
Track/tread (front) 1615 63.6
Track/tread (rear) 1625 64
Length 5928 233.4
Width 2030 79.9
Height 1387 54.6
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 2150 kg 4740 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 98 litres 21.6 UK Gal 25.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7.5 litre
7468 cc
(455.725 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.54 × 99.06 mm
4.31 × 3.9 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
208 PS (205 bhp) (153 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output
27.5 bhp/litre
0.45 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
468 Nm (345 ft·lb) (47.7 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
62.67 Nm/litre
0.76 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 7.9:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 787.5 kPa (114.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 933.5 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 96.67 PS/g
71.1 kW/g
95.35 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.06 kg/kW
23.49 lb/bhp
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 6.00 x 15
Wheel size rear 6.00 x 15
Tyres front JR78-15
Tyres rear JR78-15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 301 mm
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.73
general ID292875
Production total
Model code V37
Model family 4CV
RAC rating 59.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1975 Buick Electra 225 Custom Coupé added 2012-11-15.
Last modified 2013-06-22.

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