Buick Sport Roadster, 1930 MY 44

The Buick Sport Roadster is a roadster with 2 doors and a front mounted powerplant which transmits its power through the rear wheels. The Buick Sport Roadster's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.2 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 80.5 bhp (82 PS/60 kW) of power. A 3 speed manual 'box supplies the power to the driven wheels.


Key facts

Buick Sport Roadster, 1930 MY 44 information summary

What body style?
2 door roadster with 4 seats
What size engine?
4.2 litre, 4219 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
82 PS / 80.5 bhp / 60 kW
How much torque?

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1930 Buick Sport Roadster data
Body type4 seater roadster
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2997 mm 118 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Buick
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 4.2 litre
4219 cc
(257.459 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.3 × 117.48 mm
3.44 × 4.63 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.74
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 82 PS (80.5 bhp) (60 kW)
Specific output 19.1 bhp/litre
0.31 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Marvel carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 703.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID363726
Production total
Model code 44
Model family
RAC rating 28.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1930 Buick Sport Roadster added 2014-02-16.
Last modified 2015-07-19.