Buick LeSabre Sedan, 1962 MY 4400 4469

The LeSabre Sedan is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) motor car with a front located engine, from Buick. The LeSabre Sedan forms part of Buick's 4400 model series. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 6.6 litres. This unit develops power and torque figures of 265 bhp (269 PS/198 kW) at 4400 rpm and 559 Nm (412 lbft/57 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 2 speed automatic transmission.

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Buick LeSabre Sedan, 1962 MY 4400 4469 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5438 mm
What size engine?
6.6 litre, 6572 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
269 PS / 265 bhp / 198 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
559 Nm / 412 ft.lb / 57 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Buick 4400 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 6572 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 6572 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 6572 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
Buick LeSabre Hardtop -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 6572 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 6572 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 6572 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW

Similar models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5697 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1742 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
Mercedes-Benz 600 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 6332 cm3 250 PS 247 bhp 184 kW 2475 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 268 PS 264 bhp 197 kW 1575 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 271 PS 267 bhp 199 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 271 PS 267 bhp 199 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 271 PS 267 bhp 199 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 287 PS 283 bhp 211 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 287 PS 283 bhp 211 kW
1962 Buick LeSabre Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3124 mm 123 inches
Track/tread (front) 1577 mm 62.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1549 mm 61 inches
Length 5438 mm 214.1 inches
Width 1979 mm 77.9 inches
Height 1433 mm 56.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Buick
Engine code Wildcat 375
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.6 litre
6572 cc
(401.048 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 106.36 × 92.46 mm
4.19 × 3.64 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 269 PS (265 bhp) (198 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 40.3 bhp/litre
0.66 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 559 Nm (412 ft·lb) (57 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque 85.06 Nm/litre
1.03 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 2GC carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1068.9 kPa (155 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 821.5 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 6.00K x 15
Wheel size rear 6.00K x 15
Tyres front 7.60 x 15
Tyres rear 7.60 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 2 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.78
general
Carfolio.com ID341165
Production total
Model code 4469
Model family 4400
RAC rating 56.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1962 Buick LeSabre Sedan added 2013-06-24.
Last modified 2013-08-04.