• Buick Standard Six Roadster

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Key facts

Buick Standard Six Roadster, 1926 MY Standard Six 26-24 information summary

What body style?
roadster with 2 seats
How long?
4204 mm
How heavy?
1354 kg
What size engine?
3.4 litre, 3394 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
61 PS / 60 bhp / 45 kW
How much torque?
190 Nm / 140 / 19.4 kgm


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1926 Buick Standard Six Roadster technical specifications


The Standard Six Roadster is a motor vehicle from Buick, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door roadster body style.
The Buick Standard Six Roadster is one of the Standard Six model family from Buick.
Powering the Buick Standard Six Roadster is an overhead valve, 3.4 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 60 bhp (61 PS/45 kW) and 190 N·m (140 lb·ft/19.4 kgm) respectively.
A 3 speed manual 'box delivers the power to the driven wheels.
The stated kerb weight is 1354 kg.
1926 Buick Standard Six Roadster data
Buick Standard Six Roadster, 1926 MY Standard Six 26-24 data
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2905 114.4
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4204 165.5
Width 1676 66
Height 1778 70
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.45
Kerb weight 1354 kg 2985 lb
Weight distribution 51.4 % front
fuel tank capacity 64.4 litres 14.2 UK Gal 17 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Buick
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.4 litre
3394 cc
(207.115 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79.38 × 114.3 mm
3.13 × 4.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.69
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 61 PS (60 bhp) (45 kW)
Specific output 17.7 bhp/litre
0.29 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 190 Nm (140 ft·lb) (19.4 kgm)
Specific torque 55.98 Nm/litre
0.68 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Marvel T3 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 703.5 kPa (102 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 565.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 44.93 PS/g
33.04 kW/g
44.31 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 30.26 kg/kW
50.55 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
Steering worm & split nut
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 31 x 5.25
Tyres rear 31 x 5.25
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.90
general ID326744
Production total
Model code 26-24
Model family Standard Six
RAC rating 23.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1926 Buick Standard Six Roadster added 2013-04-01.
Last modified 2013-06-23.

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