Buick Wildcat Convertible, 1964 MY 4600 4667

The Wildcat Convertible is a rear wheel drive convertible/cabriolet motor vehicle with a front located engine, produced by Buick. It is part of Buick's 4600 series. Its 7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that produces 340 bhp (345 PS/254 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 through a 4 speed manual set of gears.

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Key facts

Buick Wildcat Convertible, 1964 MY 4600 4667 brief technical data

What body style?2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?5561 mm
What size engine?7 litre, 6969 cm3
How many cylinders?8, V
How much power? 345 PS / 340 bhp / 254 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque? 630 Nm / 465 ft.lb / 64.2 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Buick 4600 models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6969 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6969 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6969 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6969 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6969 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6969 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6969 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6969 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6969 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6969 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1872 kg
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 4M 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 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 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6969 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6969 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2105 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2216 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 6384 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 2193 kg
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2130 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7025 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 2203 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 6382 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6710 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 6710 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6710 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 6710 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6292 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6292 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6292 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6779 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6779 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6292 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6292 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6990 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6990 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6990 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6551 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6551 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 6551 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6970 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6970 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6970 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6970 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6970 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6970 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6970 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6970 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6970 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6970 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6970 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6970 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6970 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6466 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW 2023 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6891 cm3 358 PS 353 bhp 263 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6891 cm3 358 PS 353 bhp 263 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6891 cm3 375 PS 370 bhp 276 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6891 cm3 375 PS 370 bhp 276 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6891 cm3 358 PS 353 bhp 263 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6891 cm3 375 PS 370 bhp 276 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6891 cm3 358 PS 353 bhp 263 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6891 cm3 358 PS 353 bhp 263 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6891 cm3 375 PS 370 bhp 276 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6891 cm3 375 PS 370 bhp 276 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6891 cm3 358 PS 353 bhp 263 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6891 cm3 375 PS 370 bhp 276 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6362 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 1613 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6362 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1542 kg
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1964 Buick Wildcat Convertible data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3124 mm 123 inches
Track/tread (front) 1578 mm 62.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1549 mm 61 inches
Length 5561 mm 218.9 inches
Width 1981 mm 78 inches
Height 1433 mm 56.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
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 465
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)
345 PS (340 bhp) (254 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
48.8 bhp/litre
0.8 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 1 Carter AFB carburettor
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 7.60 x 15
Tyres rear 7.60 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID394064
Production total
Model code 4667
Model family 4600
RAC rating 59.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 Buick Wildcat Convertible added 2015-01-04.
Last modified 2015-01-06.