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Buick 51

Brief specs of Buick 51

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4065 cm3 / 248.1 cu in / 248.1 cu in, 85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BuickIssued from
Model51Issued until
Serie50Number 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

Length5398 mm / 212.5 in / 212.5 inTotal (curb) weight1873 kg / 4129 lb / 4129 lb
Width1997 mm / 78.6 in / 78.6 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase3150 mm / 124.0 in / 124.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

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 cylinders8
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore78.5 mm / 3.09 in / 3.09 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke104.8 mm / 4.13 in / 4.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.75
Fuel supplyEngine displacement4065 cm3 / 248.1 cu in / 248.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity508.13 cm3/cylinder / 31.008 cu in/cylinder / 31.008 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio6.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)34.3 kW / 46.0 hp / 46.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output21.1 kW/l / 0.464 bhp/cu in / 0.464 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.5

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio61.4 kW/ton / 46.5 bhp/ton / 46.5 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Buick 51

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