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Buick
Regal Grand National
(1983)




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Buick
SerieRegal
Model family
ModelRegal Grand National
Model code
Issued from1983
Issued until
Country of originUS
Number made
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typefixed-head coupé
Bodywork designer
Number of doors2
Number of seats5
Cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Max. cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Passenger space (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]2746 / 108.1 / 108.1
Track front [mm / in / in]1486 / 58.5 / 58.5
Track rear [mm / in / in]1466 / 57.7 / 57.7
Length [mm / in / in]5095 / 200.6 / 200.6
Width [mm / in / in]1819 / 71.6 / 71.6
Height [mm / in / in]1387 / 54.6 / 54.6
Length/wheelbase ratio1.86
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]145 / 5.7 / 5.7
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]1519 / 3349 / 3349
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]69 / 15.1 / 18.1

Aerodynamics

 
Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.41
Frontal area (A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]2.14 / 23.1 / 23.1 (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]0.88 / 9.5 / 9.5 (est.)
Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph) [kW / hp / hp]21.9 / 29.3 / 29.3 (est.)

Engine

 
Engine Code
Engine ManufacturerGM
Engine TypeV engine
Engine Type Details90.0° vee
Sump
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel details
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)
Total number of cylinders6
Total number of valves12
Valves per cylinder2
Engine Main bearings4
Engine constructioncast iron block & head
Bore [mm / in / in]96.5 / 3.80 / 3.80
Stroke [mm / in / in]86.4 / 3.40 / 3.40
Bore/Stroke ratio1.12
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]3791 / 231.3 / 231.3
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]631.83 / 38.557 / 38.557
Compression ratio8.0
Fuel supplySMPFi
Aspirationturbocharged
Compressor type
Intercoolerno
Catalytic converteryes
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]149.1 / 199.9 / 199.9
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]4000 / 4000 / 4000
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]406.0 / 299.4 / 299.4
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]2400 / 2400 / 2400
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]
Coolantwater
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]81.6 / 109.4 / 109.4 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]39.3 / 0.864 / 0.864
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]107.1 / 0.94 / 0.94

Transmission

 
Transmission typeautomatic
Number of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio0.67
Final gear (drive) ratio3.42

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]131.7 / 99.8 / 99.8
Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h) [s / s / s]7.50 / 7.50 / 7.50
Acceleration 0-100 km/h [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile time [s / s / s]15.90 / 15.90 / 15.90
Standing ¼mile speed [km/h / mph / mph]88 / 55 / 55
Standing kilometer time [s / s / s]
Standing kilometer speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Top (maximal) speed [km/h / mph / mph]190 / 118 / 118
Fuel consumption, City (urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Mixed (combined) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Euro [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
CO2 emissions [g/km / g/mi / g/mi]
Range [km / mi / mi]

Chassis

 
Engine locationfront
Engine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ball VPAS
Steering details
Turns lock-to-lock
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Suspension rearLive axle, Coil springs,TorqueA
Wheels front6.0 x 15
Wheels rear6.0 x 15
Tyres frontP215/65 R 15
Tyres rearP215/65 R 15
Brakes frontventilated disc
Brakes reardrum
Brakes detailsservo-assisted
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]267 / 10.5 / 10.5
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]267 / 10.5 / 10.5
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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