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Buick Riviera

(1992 model)

Brief specs of 1992 Buick Riviera

4-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder V engine, 3800 cm3 / 231.9 cu in / 231.9 cu in, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BuickIssued from1992
ModelRivieraIssued until
SerieRivieraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation


Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4760 mm / 187.4 in / 187.4 inTotal (curb) weight1520 kg / 3351 lb / 3351 lb
Width1830 mm / 72.0 in / 72.0 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2760 mm / 108.7 in / 108.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  


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


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3800 cm3 / 231.9 cu in / 231.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power at
AspirationMax. torque at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque


Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


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


Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Buick Riviera


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