Buick Roadmaster Convertible Phaeton, 1936 MY Series 80 80C

The Buick Roadmaster Convertible Phaeton is a 4 door convertible/cabriolet style car with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The Buick Roadmaster Convertible Phaeton belongs to the Series 80 model family from Buick. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.2 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 120 bhp (122 PS/89 kW) of power at 3200 rpm, and maximum torque of 323 N·m (238 lb·ft/32.9 kgm) at 1600 rpm. The power is supplied to the wheels through a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Buick Roadmaster Convertible Phaeton, 1936 MY Series 80 80C information summary

What body style?
4 door convertible/cabriolet with 5/6 seats
What size engine?
5.2 litre, 5247 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
122 PS / 120 bhp / 89 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
323 Nm / 238 ft.lb / 32.9 kgm @ 1600 rpm

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1936 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Phaeton data
bodywork
Body type5/6 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3327 mm 131 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 5.2 litre
5247 cc
(320.192 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.31 × 109.54 mm
3.44 × 4.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.8
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 122 PS (120 bhp) (89 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output 22.9 bhp/litre
0.37 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 323 Nm (238 ft·lb) (32.9 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque 61.56 Nm/litre
0.74 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Stromberg EE22 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 773.6 kPa (112.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 655.88 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 7.00
Tyres rear 16 x 7.00
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.22
general
Carfolio.com ID340692
Production total
Model code 80C
Model family Series 80
RAC rating 37.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1936 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Phaeton added 2013-06-23.
Last modified 2015-07-19.