Buick Invicta, 1961 MY

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 6.6 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 325 bhp (330 PS/242 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 603 N·m (445 lb·ft/61.5 kgm) at 2800 rpm. This power is delivered to the wheels through a 3 speed automatic transmission. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1907 kg.

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Buick Invicta, 1961 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5417 mm
How heavy?
1907 kg
What size engine?
6.6 litre, 6571 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
330 PS / 325 bhp / 242 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
603 Nm / 445 ft.lb / 61.5 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Buick Invicta models

sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6570 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1940 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6570 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1907 kg

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1961 Buick Invicta data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3124 mm 123 inches
Track/tread (front) 1581 mm 62.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1524 mm 60 inches
Length 5417 mm 213.3 inches
Width 1981 mm 78 inches
Height 1429 mm 56.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1907 kg 4204 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72.7 litres 16 UK Gal 19.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 6.6 litre
6571 cc
(400.987 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 106.4 × 92.5 mm
4.19 × 3.64 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
330 PS (325 bhp) (242 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
49.5 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
603 Nm (445 ft·lb) (61.5 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
91.77 Nm/litre
1.11 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.25:1
Fuel system 1 Ca 3088S carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1153.2 kPa (167.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 821.38 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 172.79 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
127.09 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
170.42 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.87 kg/kW
13.14 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 13.40 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID54901
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 56.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1961 Buick Invicta added 1997-04-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.