Buick Standard Six Coupé, 1926 MY Standard Six 26-28

The Buick Standard Six Coupé is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits its power to the rear wheels. It is part of Buick's Standard Six range of cars. Its 3.4 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder that develops 60 bhp (61 PS/45 kW) of power, and maximum torque of 190 N·m (140 lb·ft/19.4 kgm). Power is supplied to the wheels via a 3 speed manual transmission. The Buick Standard Six Coupé weighs a quoted 1479 kg at the kerb.

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Buick Standard Six Coupé, 1926 MY Standard Six 26-28 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4 seats
How long?
4204 mm
How heavy?
1479 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 ft.lb / 19.4 kgm

Buick Standard Six models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3394 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 1451 kg
Buick Standard Six Roadster -
2 door roadster FR 3M 3394 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 1354 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3394 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 1531 kg
Buick Standard Six Sedan -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3394 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 1490 kg
4 door tourer FR 3M 3394 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 1406 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3127 cm3 48.7 PS 48 bhp 35.8 kW
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3127 cm3 48.7 PS 48 bhp 35.8 kW
Buick Standard Six Double Service Sedan -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3127 cm3 48.7 PS 48 bhp 35.8 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3127 cm3 48.7 PS 48 bhp 35.8 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3127 cm3 48.7 PS 48 bhp 35.8 kW
Buick Standard Six Roadster -
2 door roadster FR 3M 3127 cm3 48.7 PS 48 bhp 35.8 kW
Buick Standard Six Sedan -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3127 cm3 48.7 PS 48 bhp 35.8 kW
Buick Standard Six Touring -
4 door tourer FR 3M 3127 cm3 48.7 PS 48 bhp 35.8 kW
1926 Buick Standard Six Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2905 mm 114.4 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4204 mm 165.5 inches
Width 1676 mm 66 inches
Height 1905 mm 75 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.45
Kerb weight 1479 kg 3261 lb
Weight distribution 49.2 % front
fuel tank capacity 64.4 litres 14.2 UK Gal 17 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
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
Valve gear 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
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 41.13 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
30.25 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
40.57 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 33.06 kg/kW
55.22 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 31 x 5.25
Tyres rear 31 x 5.25
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.90
general
Carfolio.com ID326876
Production total
Model code 26-28
Model family Standard Six
RAC rating 23.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1926 Buick Standard Six Coupé added 2013-04-01.
Last modified 2013-06-23.