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Buick Skylark Gran Sport

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Buick Skylark Gran Sport

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 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 doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5180 l / 182.93 cu ft / 182.93 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4806 mm / 189.2 in / 189.2 inTotal (curb) weight1337 kg / 2948 lb / 2948 lb
Width1717 mm / 67.6 in / 67.6 inDry weight
Height1361 mm / 53.6 in / 53.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2626 mm / 103.4 in / 103.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1417 mm / 55.8 in / 55.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1405 mm / 55.3 in / 55.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity58 l / 12.7 UK gal / 15.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.83  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.99 m2 / 21.4 sq ft / 21.4 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 (V6)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
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 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 ratio115.9 kW/ton / 87.8 bhp/ton / 87.8 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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