Buick Special Coupé, 1930 MY 46S

The Buick Special Coupé is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with the engine located in the front, and a 2 door coupé bodyshell. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.2 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 80.5 bhp (82 PS/60 kW) of power. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Buick Special Coupé, 1930 MY 46S information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé 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?
Unknown

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1930 Buick Special Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
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 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
sump
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
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
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
general
Carfolio.com ID363748
Production total
Model code 46S
Model family
RAC rating 28.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1930 Buick Special Coupé added 2014-02-16.
Last modified 2015-07-19.