Buick Electra 225 Coupé, 1964 MY 4800 4847

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé body style with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. The Buick Electra 225 Coupé is one of the 4800 range of cars from Buick. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 7 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 360 bhp (365 PS/268 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 630 N·m (465 lb·ft/64.2 kgm) at 2800 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission.

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Key facts

Buick Electra 225 Coupé, 1964 MY 4800 4847 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5660 mm
What size engine?
7 litre, 6969 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
365 PS / 360 bhp / 268 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
630 Nm / 465 ft.lb / 64.2 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Buick 4800 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6969 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6969 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6969 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6969 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6969 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6969 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6969 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6969 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6969 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 6572 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 6572 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 6572 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 6572 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 6572 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW

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1964 Buick Electra 225 Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3200 mm 126 inches
Track/tread (front) 1578 mm 62.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1549 mm 61 inches
Length 5660 mm 222.8 inches
Width 1981 mm 78 inches
Height 1461 mm 57.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
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 Super Wildcat
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7 litre
6969 cc
(425.274 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.5 × 92.5 mm
4.31 × 3.64 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
365 PS (360 bhp) (268 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
51.7 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
630 Nm (465 ft·lb) (64.2 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
90.4 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.25:1
Fuel system 2 carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1136 kPa (164.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 871.13 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 6.0L x 15
Wheel size rear 6.0L x 15
Tyres front 8.00 x 15
Tyres rear 8.00 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID393932
Production total
Model code 4847
Model family 4800
RAC rating 59.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 Buick Electra 225 Coupé added 2015-01-04.
Last modified 2015-01-06.