Buick Master Six Touring, 1926 MY Master Six 26-45

The Master Six Touring is a car from Buick, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 4 door tourer body style. The Buick Master Six Touring belongs to the Master Six model family from Buick. Its 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 4.5 litres. In this application it produces power and torque figures of 75 bhp (76 PS/56 kW) and 242 Nm (178 lbft/24.7 kgm) respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox. Stated kerb weight is 1683 kg.

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Key facts

Buick Master Six Touring, 1926 MY Master Six 26-45 information summary

What body style?
4 door tourer with 4/5 seats
How long?
4445 mm
How heavy?
1683 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 roadster FR 3M 4493 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1606 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4493 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1683 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4493 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1746 kg
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
2 door roadster 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 tourer FR 3M 4179 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW

Similar models

tourer FR 4M 1991 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW 1270 kg
4 door tourer FR 3M 4399 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1746 kg
tourer FR 5584 cm3
4 door tourer FR 3M 5217 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW
4 door tourer FR 3M 5217 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW
1926 Buick Master Six Touring data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater tourer
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3048 mm 120 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4445 mm 175 inches
Width 1702 mm 67 inches
Height 1930 mm 76 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.46
Kerb weight 1683 kg 3710 lb
Weight distribution 48.2 % 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 45.18 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
33.23 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
44.56 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 30.09 kg/kW
50.27 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 4.70
general
Carfolio.com ID326821
Production total
Model code 26-45
Model family Master Six
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1926 Buick Master Six Touring added 2013-04-01.
Last modified 2013-06-23.