Buick Sport Coupé, 1931 MY Series 60 66S

The Buick Sport Coupé is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies the power to the rear wheels. It forms part of Buick's Series 60 series. Its 4.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 90 bhp (91 PS/67 kW) of power at 3000 rpm, and maximum torque of 271 N·m (200 lb·ft/27.6 kgm) at 1600 rpm. A 3 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the driven wheels.

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Buick Sport Coupé, 1931 MY Series 60 66S information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4445 mm
What size engine?
4.8 litre, 4829 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
91 PS / 90 bhp / 67 kW @ 3000 rpm
How much torque?
271 Nm / 200 ft.lb / 27.6 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Buick Series 60 models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4829 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
4 door tourer FR 3M 4829 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4829 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door roadster FR 3M 4829 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door roadster FR 3M 4219 cm3 82 PS 80.5 bhp 60 kW

Similar models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4040 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3823 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3940 cm3 88 PS 87 bhp 65 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3823 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3940 cm3 88 PS 87 bhp 65 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3823 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5230 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
1931 Buick Sport Coupé data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2997 mm 118 inches
Track/tread (front) 1441 mm 56.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1473 mm 58 inches
Length 4445 mm 175 inches
Width
Height 1829 mm 72 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.48
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 4.8 litre
4829 cc
(294.684 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77.79 × 127 mm
3.06 × 5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.61
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 91 PS (90 bhp) (67 kW)
at 3000 rpm
Specific output 18.6 bhp/litre
0.31 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 271 Nm (200 ft·lb) (27.6 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque 56.12 Nm/litre
0.68 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 4.63:1
Fuel system 1 Marvel TD-23-10-983 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 705.2 kPa (102.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 603.63 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 4 x 19
Wheel size rear 4 x 19
Tyres front 19 x 6.50
Tyres rear 19 x 6.50
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.50
general
Carfolio.com ID340329
Production total
Model code 66S
Model family Series 60
RAC rating 30.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1931 Buick Sport Coupé added 2013-06-22.
Last modified 2015-07-19.