1990 Buick Skylark Quad 4

This car has a 4 door sedan/saloon body style with a front mounted engine driving through the front wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 2.3 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 160 bhp (162 PS/119 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 210 N·m (155 lb·ft/21.4 kgm) at 5200 rpm. The engine powers the wheels compliments of a 3 speed automatic transmission. Its claimed kerb weight is 1220 kg. It is claimed to achieve a top speed of 200 km/h (124 mph).

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Key facts

1990 Buick Skylark Quad 4 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4575 mm
How heavy?
1220 kg
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2260 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
162 PS / 160 bhp / 119 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
210 Nm / 155 ft.lb / 21.4 kgm @ 5200 rpm
How fast?
200 km/h, 124 mph

Buick Skylark models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3130 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1323 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2392 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1337 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 2392 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3130 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1337 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 2260 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1323 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2471 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1195 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 3A 3344 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1276 kg

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1990 Buick Skylark Quad 4 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2625 mm 103.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Length 4575 mm 180.1 inches
Width 1695 mm 66.7 inches
Height 1325 mm 52.2 inches
Ground clearance 170 mm 6.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1220 kg 2690 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 51.5 litres 11.3 UK Gal 13.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.3 litre
2260 cc
(137.914 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 85 mm
3.62 × 3.35 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.08
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
162 PS (160 bhp) (119 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
70.8 bhp/litre
1.16 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
210 Nm (155 ft·lb) (21.4 kgm)
at 5200 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
92.92 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system Rochester fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1167.7 kPa (169.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 565 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 200 km/h (124 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 132.97 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
97.8 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
131.15 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.23 kg/kW
17.08 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.50 m
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.84
general
Carfolio.com ID84744
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1990 Buick Skylark Quad 4 added 2001-08-02.
Last modified 2013-02-28.