Buick Series 41

The Buick Series 41 is a saloon (sedan) style car with a front positioned engine driving through the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.3 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant develops 120 bhp (122 PS/89 kW) of power at 3600 rpm, and maximum torque of 292 N·m (215 lb·ft/29.8 kgm) at 2000 rpm. It weighs a claimed 1740 kg at the kerb. Maximum quoted speed is 134 km/h, which equates to 83 mph.

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Key facts

Buick Series 41 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5202 mm
How heavy?
1740 kg
What size engine?
4.3 litre, 4310 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
122 PS / 120 bhp / 89 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
292 Nm / 215 ft.lb / 29.8 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 22.7 s
How fast?
134 km/h, 83 mph

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Buick Series 41 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3086 mm 121.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1499 mm 59 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 5202 mm 204.8 inches
Width 1946 mm 76.6 inches
Height 1659 mm 65.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1740 kg 3836 lb
Weight distribution 52 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 4.3 litre
4310 cc
(263.012 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80.9 × 104.8 mm
3.19 × 4.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.77
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 122 PS (120 bhp) (89 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output 27.8 bhp/litre
0.46 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 292 Nm (215 ft·lb) (29.8 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque 67.75 Nm/litre
0.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 6.6:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 851.4 kPa (123.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 538.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 15 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 22.7 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 134 km/h (83 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 69.92 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
51.43 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
68.97 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 19.44 kg/kW
32.48 lb/bhp
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
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.90
general
Carfolio.com ID54076
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Buick Series 41 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.