Buick Six Roadster, 1916 MY Series D D-44

This car has a roadster body style with a front positioned engine delivering power to the rear wheels. The Buick Six Roadster is one of the Series D range of cars from Buick. Its 3.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder unit that develops 45 bhp (45.6 PS/33.6 kW) of power. A 3 speed manual gearbox transfers the power to the driven wheels.


Key facts

Buick Six Roadster, 1916 MY Series D D-44 information summary

What body style?
roadster with 2 seats
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3670 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
45.6 PS / 45 bhp / 33.6 kW
How much torque?

Buick Series D models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3670 cm3 45.6 PS 45 bhp 33.6 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3670 cm3 45.6 PS 45 bhp 33.6 kW
Buick Six Touring -
4 door tourer FR 3M 3670 cm3 45.6 PS 45 bhp 33.6 kW

Similar models

2 door roadster FR 3M 3670 cm3 44.6 PS 44 bhp 32.8 kW
1916 Buick Six Roadster data
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2921 mm 115 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1422 mm 56 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60.6 litres 13.3 UK Gal 16 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Buick
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.7 litre
3670 cc
(223.957 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.55 × 114.3 mm
3.25 × 4.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.72
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 45.6 PS (45 bhp) (33.6 kW)
Specific output 12.3 bhp/litre
0.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Marvel E 10-543 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 611.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 32 x 4
Tyres rear 32 x 4
Brakes F/R -/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.78
Carfolio.com ID340142
Production total
Model code D-44
Model family Series D
RAC rating 25.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1916 Buick Six Roadster added 2013-06-22.
Last modified 2013-06-22.