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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) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2392 cm3 / 146.0 cu in / 146.0 cu in, 111.9 kW / 150.1 hp / 150.1 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 204.0 N·m / 150.5 lb·ft / 150.5 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 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) weight
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 cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke94.0 mm / 3.70 in / 3.70 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.96
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2392 cm3 / 146.0 cu in / 146.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity598.00 cm3/cylinder / 36.492 cu in/cylinder / 36.492 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power111.9 kW / 150.1 hp / 150.1 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque204.0 N·m / 150.5 lb·ft / 150.5 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.8 kW / 60.0 hp / 60.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.8 kW/l / 1.028 bhp/cu in / 1.028 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque85.3 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 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 ratio
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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