Buick Century Custom Hardtop Sedan, 1975 MY 4A H29

Buick Century Custom Hardtop Sedan is an automobile that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front located engine that delivers power to the rear wheels. The Buick Century Custom Hardtop Sedan is one of the 4A model family from Buick. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 5.7 litres. In this application it produces power and torque figures of 145 bhp (147 PS/108 kW) at 3200 rpm and 366 Nm (270 lbft/37.3 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels compliments of a 3 speed automatic 'box.

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Key facts

Buick Century Custom Hardtop Sedan, 1975 MY 4A H29 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5423 mm
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5724 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
147 PS / 145 bhp / 108 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
366 Nm / 270 ft.lb / 37.3 kgm @ 2000 rpm

Buick 4A models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3791 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5724 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 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 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon 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 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 3A 5724 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1835 kg
Buick Regal Hardtop Sedan -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5724 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1865 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5724 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1865 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3791 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1785 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3791 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1703 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6590 cm3 146 PS 144 bhp 107 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 154 PS 152 bhp 113 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 156 PS 154 bhp 115 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6590 cm3 146 PS 144 bhp 107 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 154 PS 152 bhp 113 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 156 PS 154 bhp 115 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6590 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1776 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
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1975 Buick Century Custom Hardtop Sedan data
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 5423 mm 213.5 inches
Width 2007 mm 79 inches
Height 1374 mm 54.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight
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)
147 PS (145 bhp) (108 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output
(net)
25.3 bhp/litre
0.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
366 Nm (270 ft·lb) (37.3 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
63.94 Nm/litre
0.77 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) 803.5 kPa (116.5 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
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 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 ID340032
Production total
Model code H29
Model family 4A
RAC rating 46.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1975 Buick Century Custom Hardtop Sedan added 2013-06-22.
Last modified 2013-06-22.