Buick Special Sedan, 1936 MY Series 40 41

The Buick Special Sedan is a rear wheel drive car, with the engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. The Buick Special Sedan is one of the Series 40 model family from Buick. The Buick Special Sedan's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.8 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it has an output of 93 bhp (94 PS/69 kW) of power at 3200 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels compliments of a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Key facts

Buick Special Sedan, 1936 MY Series 40 41 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3818 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
94 PS / 93 bhp / 69 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

Buick Series 40 models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3818 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3818 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3818 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3818 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4219 cm3 82 PS 80.5 bhp 60 kW

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1936 Buick Special Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2997 mm 118 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
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 3.8 litre
3818 cc
(232.989 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 78.58 × 98.42 mm
3.09 × 3.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.8
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 94 PS (93 bhp) (69 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output 24.4 bhp/litre
0.4 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Stromberg EEI carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 477.25 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 16 x 6.50
Tyres rear 16 x 6.50
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.44
general
Carfolio.com ID340593
Production total
Model code 41
Model family Series 40
RAC rating 30.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1936 Buick Special Sedan added 2013-06-23.
Last modified 2015-07-19.