Buick Le Sabre

This automobile has a saloon body style with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The Buick Le Sabre's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.6 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 260 bhp (264 PS/194 kW) of power at 4200 rpm, and maximum torque of 495 N·m (365 lb·ft/50.5 kgm) at 2800 rpm. The power is transferred to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 2032 kg. Maximum speed stated is 169 km/h (105 mph).

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Buick Le Sabre information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5525 mm
How heavy?
2032 kg
What size engine?
5.6 litre, 5572 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
264 PS / 260 bhp / 194 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
495 Nm / 365 ft.lb / 50.5 kgm @ 2800 rpm
How fast?
169 km/h, 105 mph

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Buick Le Sabre data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3124 mm 123 inches
Track/tread (front) 1600 mm 63 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1600 mm 63 inches
Length 5525 mm 217.5 inches
Width 2032 mm 80 inches
Height 1448 mm 57 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 2032 kg 4480 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 5.6 litre
5572 cc
(340.024 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95.25 × 97.8 mm
3.75 × 3.85 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 264 PS (260 bhp) (194 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output 46.7 bhp/litre
0.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 495 Nm (365 ft·lb) (50.5 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque 88.84 Nm/litre
1.07 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.25:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1116.4 kPa (161.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 696.5 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 169 km/h (105 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 129.73 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
95.41 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
127.95 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.48 kg/kW
17.51 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 I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID54857
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 45.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Buick Le Sabre added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.