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Buick Skylark Gran Sport

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3130 cm3 / 191.0 cu in / 191.0 cu in, 115.6 kW / 155.0 hp / 155.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 251.0 N·m / 185.1 lb·ft / 185.1 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BuickIssued from1996
ModelSkylark Gran SportIssued until
SerieSkylarkNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBuickCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4785 mm / 188.4 in / 188.4 inTotal (curb) weight1323 kg / 2917 lb / 2917 lb
Width1732 mm / 68.2 in / 68.2 inDry weight
Height1359 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2626 mm / 103.4 in / 103.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.82  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.00 m2 / 21.5 sq ft / 21.5 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 Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3130 cm3 / 191.0 cu in / 191.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity521.67 cm3/cylinder / 31.834 cu in/cylinder / 31.834 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power115.6 kW / 155.0 hp / 155.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque251.0 N·m / 185.1 lb·ft / 185.1 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)46.2 kW / 62.0 hp / 62.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output36.9 kW/l / 0.812 bhp/cu in / 0.812 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque80.2 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio117.2 kW/ton / 88.8 bhp/ton / 88.8 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 alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent,S, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Buick Skylark Gran Sport

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