Buick Skylark Convertible, 1964 MY 4300 4367

The Skylark Convertible is a rear wheel drive convertible/cabriolet road car with a front mounted engine, produced by Buick. The Buick Skylark Convertible belongs to the 4300 range of cars from Buick. The 4.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 250 bhp (253 PS/186 kW) of power, and maximum torque of 454 N·m (335 lb·ft/46.3 kgm) at 3000 rpm. Power is supplied to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Buick Skylark Convertible, 1964 MY 4300 4367 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5169 mm
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4925 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
253 PS / 250 bhp / 186 kW
How much torque?
454 Nm / 335 ft.lb / 46.3 kgm @ 3000 rpm

Buick 4300 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 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 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 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 convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3694 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW

Similar models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5354 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5354 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5354 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5354 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5354 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5354 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5354 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5354 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5354 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5354 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5354 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5354 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4727 cm3 275 PS 271 bhp 202 kW 1420 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4727 cm3 275 PS 271 bhp 202 kW 1422 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6362 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6362 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
1964 Buick Skylark 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 1864 mm 73.4 inches
Height 1372 mm 54 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 Wildcat 355
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.9 litre
4925 cc
(300.542 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
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
253 PS (250 bhp) (186 kW)
Specific output
(gross)
50.8 bhp/litre
0.83 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
454 Nm (335 ft·lb) (46.3 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
92.18 Nm/litre
1.11 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1158.4 kPa (168 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 615.63 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 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID395175
Production total
Model code 4367
Model family 4300
RAC rating 45.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 Buick Skylark Convertible added 2015-01-04.
Last modified 2015-01-06.