Buick Sedan, 1932 MY 32-80 32-87

It forms part of Buick's 32-80 family of cars. Its 5.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that produces 113 bhp (115 PS/84 kW) of power at 3200 rpm. The power is supplied to the wheels through a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Buick Sedan, 1932 MY 32-80 32-87 information summary

What size engine?
5.6 litre, 5649 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
115 PS / 113 bhp / 84 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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FR 3M 5649 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW

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1932 Buick Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3200 mm 126 inches
Track/tread (front) 1464 mm 57.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 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 5.6 litre
5649 cc
(344.723 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.14 × 127 mm
3.31 × 5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.66
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 115 PS (113 bhp) (84 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output 20 bhp/litre
0.33 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 4.8:1
Fuel system 1 Marvel carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 6
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 706.13 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 7.00 x 18 4 ply
Tyres rear 7.00 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
general
Carfolio.com ID327371
Production total
Model code 32-87
Model family 32-80
RAC rating 35.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1932 Buick Sedan added 2013-04-02.
Last modified 2013-04-02.