Buick Sport Phaeton, 1932 MY 32-50 32-55

Buick Sport Phaeton is a car that has a 4 door tourer body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. It is part of Buick's 32-50 series. The Buick Sport Phaeton's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.8 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 82.5 bhp (84 PS/62 kW) of power at 3200 rpm, and maximum torque of 271 N·m (200 lb·ft/27.6 kgm) at 1600 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels compliments of a 3 speed manual 'box.

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Buick Sport Phaeton, 1932 MY 32-50 32-55 information summary

What body style?
4 door tourer with 4/5 seats
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3775 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
84 PS / 82.5 bhp / 62 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
271 Nm / 200 ft.lb / 27.6 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Buick 32-50 models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3775 cm3 84 PS 82.5 bhp 62 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3775 cm3 84 PS 82.5 bhp 62 kW
tourer FR 3M 3775 cm3 84 PS 82.5 bhp 62 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3775 cm3 84 PS 82.5 bhp 62 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3775 cm3 84 PS 82.5 bhp 62 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3775 cm3 84 PS 82.5 bhp 62 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3775 cm3 84 PS 82.5 bhp 62 kW

Similar models

2 door tourer FR 4M 3257 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1270 kg
4 door tourer FR 3M 3622 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW
1932 Buick Sport Phaeton data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater tourer
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2896 mm 114 inches
Track/tread (front) 1459 mm 57.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1470 mm 57.9 inches
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Buick
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 3.8 litre
3775 cc
(230.365 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 74.6 × 107.95 mm
2.94 × 4.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.69
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 84 PS (82.5 bhp) (62 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output 21.9 bhp/litre
0.36 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 271 Nm (200 ft·lb) (27.6 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque 71.79 Nm/litre
0.87 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 5.09:1
Fuel system 1 Marvel carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 902.1 kPa (130.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 471.88 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
Weight-to-power ratio
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 5.50 x 18 4 ply
Tyres rear 5.50 x 18 4 ply
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.60
general
Carfolio.com ID327261
Production total
Model code 32-55
Model family 32-50
RAC rating 27.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1932 Buick Sport Phaeton added 2013-04-02.
Last modified 2013-04-02.