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Buick Skylark Custom

(1989 model)

Brief specs of 1989 Buick Skylark Custom

2-door 4-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3344 cm3 / 204.1 cu in / 204.1 cu in, 119.3 kW / 160.0 hp / 160.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 251.0 N·m / 185.1 lb·ft / 185.1 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BuickIssued from1989
ModelSkylark CustomIssued until
SerieSkylarkNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBuickCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5180 l / 182.93 cu ft / 182.93 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4572 mm / 180.0 in / 180.0 inTotal (curb) weight1276 kg / 2813 lb / 2813 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2626 mm / 103.4 in / 103.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore94.0 mm / 3.70 in / 3.70 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.3 mm / 3.16 in / 3.16 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.17
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3344 cm3 / 204.1 cu in / 204.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity557.33 cm3/cylinder / 34.010 cu in/cylinder / 34.010 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power119.3 kW / 160.0 hp / 160.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque251.0 N·m / 185.1 lb·ft / 185.1 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)56.7 kW / 76.1 hp / 76.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.7 kW/l / 0.784 bhp/cu in / 0.784 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque75.1 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.60 s / 8.60 s / 8.60 sPower-to-weight ratio125.4 kW/ton / 95.0 bhp/ton / 95.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)31.00 s / 31.00 s / 31.00 sFuel 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 alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontP215/75-R15Tyres rearP215/75-R15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Buick Skylark Custom

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