Buick Master Six Coupé, 1926 MY Master Six 26-48

The Buick Master Six Coupé is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with its engine placed in the front, and a 2 door coupé bodyshell. The Master Six Coupé forms part of Buick's Master Six model series. The 4.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 75 bhp (76 PS/56 kW) of power, and maximum torque of 242 N·m (178 lb·ft/24.7 kgm). The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual transmission. Its stated kerb weight is 1842 kg.

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Buick Master Six Coupé, 1926 MY Master Six 26-48 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4 seats
How long?
4953 mm
How heavy?
1842 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

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4493 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1876 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4493 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1808 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

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4399 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1746 kg
1926 Buick Master Six Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
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 1930 mm 76 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.52
Kerb weight 1842 kg 4061 lb
Weight distribution 48.3 % 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 41.28 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
30.36 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
40.72 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 32.94 kg/kW
55.01 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 ID326832
Production total
Model code 26-48
Model family Master Six
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1926 Buick Master Six Coupé added 2013-04-01.
Last modified 2013-06-23.