Buick Six Roadster, 1916 MY Series D D-54

The Buick Six Roadster is a roadster with a front mounted engine which supplies the power through the rear wheels. The Buick Six Roadster is one of the Series D range of cars from Buick. The Buick Six Roadster's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.4 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 55 bhp (56 PS/41 kW) of power. This power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Buick Six Roadster, 1916 MY Series D D-54 information summary

What body style?
roadster with 2 seats
What size engine?
5.4 litre, 5430 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
56 PS / 55 bhp / 41 kW
How much torque?
Unknown

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1916 Buick Six Roadster data
bodywork
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3302 mm 130 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1422 mm 56 inches
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 94.7 litres 20.8 UK Gal 25 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Buick
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 5.4 litre
5430 cc
(331.359 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95.25 × 127 mm
3.75 × 5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.75
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 56 PS (55 bhp) (41 kW)
Specific output 10.1 bhp/litre
0.17 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Marvel carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 905 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 36 x 4½
Tyres rear 36 x 4½
Brakes F/R -/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.77
general
Carfolio.com ID340175
Production total
Model code D-54
Model family Series D
RAC rating 33.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1916 Buick Six Roadster added 2013-06-22.
Last modified 2013-06-22.