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Buick Electra Limited

(1982 model)

Brief specs of 1982 Buick Electra Limited

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4130 cm3 / 252.0 cu in / 252.0 cu in, 93.2 kW / 125.0 hp / 125.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 287.0 N·m / 211.7 lb·ft / 211.7 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 177 km/h / 110 mph / 110 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BuickIssued from1982
ModelElectra LimitedIssued until
SerieElectraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBuickCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5596 mm / 220.3 in / 220.3 inTotal (curb) weight1686 kg / 3717 lb / 3717 lb
Width1980 mm / 78.0 in / 78.0 inDry weight
Height1412 mm / 55.6 in / 55.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3020 mm / 118.9 in / 118.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1570 mm / 61.8 in / 61.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1549 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity95 l / 20.9 UK gal / 25.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.85  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.38 m2 / 25.6 sq ft / 25.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (90.0° vee)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block and headBore100.7 mm / 3.96 in / 3.96 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.17
Fuel supply1 Ro M4ME carbEngine displacement4130 cm3 / 252.0 cu in / 252.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity688.33 cm3/cylinder / 42.004 cu in/cylinder / 42.004 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power93.2 kW / 125.0 hp / 125.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque287.0 N·m / 211.7 lb·ft / 211.7 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)37.3 kW / 50.0 hp / 50.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output22.6 kW/l / 0.496 bhp/cu in / 0.496 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque69.5 N·m/l / 0.61 lb·ft/cu in / 0.61 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.67
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.23

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed177 km/h / 110 mph / 110 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio74.1 kW/ton / 56.2 bhp/ton / 56.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ball VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.7Turning circle13.7 m / 44.9 ft / 44.9 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Coil springs
Wheels front6Wheels rear6
Tyres frontP215/75 R 15Tyres rearP215/75 R 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front301 mm / 11.9 in / 11.9 inBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Buick Electra Limited

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