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1978 Buick Skylark Specifications

Engine LocationFront
Drive TypeRear Wheel
Production Years for Series1975 - 1979
Price$3,875-$4,420
Weight3200 lbs | 1451.496 kg

Engine Type : V6 3785 cc | 231.0 cu in. | 3.8 L.
105 HP (77.28 KW) @ 3400 RPM
185 Ft-Lbs (251 NM) @ 2000 RPM
Bore : 3.8 in | 97 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 86 mm.
Engine Type : V8 4998 cc | 305.0 cu in. | 5.0 L.
145 HP (106.72 KW) @ 3800 RPM
245 Ft-Lbs (332 NM) @ 2400 RPM
Bore : 3.7 in | 95 mm.
Stroke : 3.5 in | 88 mm.
Engine Type : V8 5735 cc | 350.0 cu in. | 5.7 L.
155 HP (114.08 KW) @ 3400 RPM
280 Ft-Lbs (380 NM) @ 1800 RPM
Bore : 3.8 in | 97 mm.
Stroke : 3.9 in | 98 mm.
Engine Type : V8 5735 cc | 350.0 cu in. | 5.7 L.
170 HP (125.12 KW) @ 3800 RPM
275 Ft-Lbs (373 NM) @ 2000 RPM
Bore : 4.1 in | 103 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 86 mm.

Transmission:
3 Manual Fully synchronized; column shift

Production Figures
Total Buick Production for 1978803,187
Total production of Skylark for 1978114,220
Coupes9,050
Coupes33,037
Coupes12,740
Hatchbacks2,642
Hatchbacks1,277
Sedans40,951
Sedans14,523

Averages
Avg. Household Income$17,000
Avg. Home$54,800
Avg. Gallon of Gas$0.63


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