Buick Coupé, 1931 MY Series 90 96

The Coupé is a motor vehicle from Buick, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door coupé body style. It forms part of Buick's Series 90 model range. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 5.6 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 104 bhp (105 PS/78 kW) at 2800 rpm and 339 N·m (250 lb·ft/34.6 kgm) at 1400 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Buick Coupé, 1931 MY Series 90 96 brief technical data

What body style?2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
What size engine?5.6 litre, 5649 cm3
How many cylinders?8, Straight
How much power? 105 PS / 104 bhp / 78 kW @ 2800 rpm
How much torque? 339 Nm / 250 ft.lb / 34.6 kgm @ 1400 rpm

Buick Series 90 models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5649 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5649 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5649 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW
4 door tourer FR 3M 5649 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5649 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW
2 door roadster FR 3M 5649 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5649 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5430 cm3 99 PS 98 bhp 73 kW

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5230 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5230 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
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1931 Buick Coupé data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3353 mm 132 inches
Track/tread (front) 1445 mm 56.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1473 mm 58 inches
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
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 5.6 litre
5649 cc
(344.723 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.14 × 127 mm
3.31 × 5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.66
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 105 PS (104 bhp) (78 kW)
at 2800 rpm
Specific output 18.4 bhp/litre
0.3 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 339 Nm (250 ft·lb) (34.6 kgm)
at 1400 rpm
Specific torque 60.01 Nm/litre
0.73 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 4.5:1
Fuel system 1 Marvel TD-3-10-796 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 754.1 kPa (109.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 706.13 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 4½ x 19
Wheel size rear 4½ 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
general
Carfolio.com ID340428
Production total
Model code 96
Model family Series 90
RAC rating 35.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1931 Buick Coupé added 2013-06-22.
Last modified 2015-07-19.