Buick Convertible Coupé, 1931 MY Series 90 96C

The Convertible Coupé is a motor car from Buick, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style. The Buick Convertible Coupé belongs to the Series 90 range of cars from Buick. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.6 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 104 bhp (105 PS/78 kW) of power at 2800 rpm, and maximum torque of 339 N·m (250 lb·ft/34.6 kgm) at 1400 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Buick Convertible Coupé, 1931 MY Series 90 96C information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet 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 fixed-head coupé 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

Similar models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4540 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6306 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
Packard Light Eight Coupé-Roadster -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5230 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5230 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
Packard Standard Eight Convertible Sedan -
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5230 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5230 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 7125 cm3 110 PS 108.5 bhp 81 kW
1931 Buick Convertible Coupé data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
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 ID340439
Production total
Model code 96C
Model family Series 90
RAC rating 35.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1931 Buick Convertible Coupé added 2013-06-22.
Last modified 2015-07-19.