Buick Master Six Brougham Sedan, 1926 MY Master Six 26-51

The Master Six Brougham Sedan is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) road car with a front mounted engine, manufactured by Buick. It forms part of Buick's Master Six series of cars. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 4.5 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 75 bhp (76 PS/56 kW) and 242 N·m (178 lb·ft/24.7 kgm) respectively. A 3 speed manual transmission transfers the power to the wheels. It weighs a claimed 1876 kg at the kerb.

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Buick Master Six Brougham Sedan, 1926 MY Master Six 26-51 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4953 mm
How heavy?
1876 kg
What size engine?
4.5 litre, 4493 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
76 PS / 75 bhp / 56 kW
How much torque?
242 Nm / 178 ft.lb / 24.7 kgm

Buick Master Six models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4493 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1808 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4493 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1842 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4493 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW
2 door roadster FR 3M 4493 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1701 kg
4 door tourer FR 3M 4493 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1742 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4179 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4179 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4179 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4179 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4179 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW
Buick Master Six Sport Roadster -
2 door roadster FR 3M 4179 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW
4 door tourer FR 3M 4179 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW
4 door tourer FR 3M 4179 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW
4 door landaulette FR 3M 4179 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW

Similar models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4730 cm3 1599 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4399 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1860 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4894 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4894 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4402 cm3
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4436 cm3 83 PS 82 bhp 61 kW 2032 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4014 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW
1926 Buick Master Six Brougham Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3251 mm 128 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4953 mm 195 inches
Width 1702 mm 67 inches
Height 2007 mm 79 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.52
Kerb weight 1876 kg 4136 lb
Weight distribution 46.7 % front
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Buick
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 4.5 litre
4493 cc
(274.18 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 120.65 mm
3.5 × 4.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.74
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 76 PS (75 bhp) (56 kW)
Specific output 16.7 bhp/litre
0.27 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 242 Nm (178 ft·lb) (24.7 kgm)
Specific torque 53.86 Nm/litre
0.65 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Marvel T4 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 676.8 kPa (98.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 748.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 40.53 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
29.81 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
39.98 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 33.54 kg/kW
56.03 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 33 x 6
Tyres rear 33 x 6
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.73
general
Carfolio.com ID326788
Production total
Model code 26-51
Model family Master Six
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1926 Buick Master Six Brougham Sedan added 2013-04-01.
Last modified 2013-06-23.