Buick Regal Hardtop Sedan, 1975 MY 4A J29 US.CA

This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. It is part of Buick's 4A model series. Powering the Buick Regal Hardtop Sedan is an overhead valve, 5.7 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 160 bhp (162 PS/119 kW) at 3800 rpm and 353 N·m (260 lb·ft/36 kgm) at 2200 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels through a 3 speed automatic set of gears. It weighs a quoted 1865 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

Buick Regal Hardtop Sedan, 1975 MY 4A J29 US.CA information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5486 mm
How heavy?
1865 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5724 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
162 PS / 160 bhp / 119 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
353 Nm / 260 ft.lb / 36 kgm @ 2200 rpm

Buick 4A models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5724 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5724 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3791 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5724 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3791 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5724 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5724 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5724 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5724 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5724 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3791 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3791 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5724 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5724 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3791 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1785 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5724 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1835 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5724 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1865 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3791 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW

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1975 Buick Regal Hardtop Sedan data
Applicable to the Californian, USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front) 1562 mm 61.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Length 5486 mm 216 inches
Width 2007 mm 79 inches
Height 1374 mm 54.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight 1865 kg 4112 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 83 litres 18.3 UK Gal 21.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.7 litre
5724 cc
(349.3 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.52 × 97.79 mm
3.8 × 3.85 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.99
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
162 PS (160 bhp) (119 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output
(net)
28 bhp/litre
0.46 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
353 Nm (260 ft·lb) (36 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
61.67 Nm/litre
0.75 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 Rochestrer carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 775 kPa (112.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 715.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 86.98 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
63.97 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
85.79 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.63 kg/kW
26.11 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 6 x 15
Wheel size rear 6 x 15
Tyres front GR78-15
Tyres rear GR78-15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.56
general
Carfolio.com ID339845
Production total
Model code J29
Model family 4A
RAC rating 46.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1975 Buick Regal Hardtop Sedan added 2013-06-22.
Last modified 2013-06-22.