Buick Special Convertible, 1964 MY 4000 4067

The Buick Special Convertible is a 2 door convertible/cabriolet style car with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The Buick Special Convertible is one of the 4000 range of cars from Buick. Powering the Buick Special Convertible is an overhead valve, 3.7 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 155 bhp (157 PS/116 kW) at 4400 rpm and 305 N·m (225 lb·ft/31.1 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual transmission.

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Key facts

Buick Special Convertible, 1964 MY 4000 4067 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5169 mm
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3694 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
157 PS / 155 bhp / 116 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
305 Nm / 225 ft.lb / 31.1 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Buick 4000 models

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 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 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 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 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 3A 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW

Similar models

Chevrolet Camaro Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4095 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4095 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4095 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3767 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 3767 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 3767 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3767 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 3767 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 3767 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4265 cm3 166 PS 164 bhp 122 kW 1780 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3682 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1280 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3805 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 3805 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3805 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3805 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 3805 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
1964 Buick Special Convertible data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2921 mm 115 inches
Track/tread (front) 1473 mm 58 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1473 mm 58 inches
Length 5169 mm 203.5 inches
Width 1869 mm 73.6 inches
Height 1382 mm 54.4 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 Fireball V-6
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 3.7 litre
3694 cc
(225.422 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95.25 × 86.4 mm
3.75 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
157 PS (155 bhp) (116 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
42 bhp/litre
0.69 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
305 Nm (225 ft·lb) (31.1 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
82.57 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester BC carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1037.6 kPa (150.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 615.67 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 5.00J x 14
Wheel size rear 5.00J x 14
Tyres front 6.50 x 14
Tyres rear 6.50 x 14
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 ID394515
Production total
Model code 4067
Model family 4000
RAC rating 33.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 Buick Special Convertible added 2015-01-04.
Last modified 2015-01-06.