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1941 Buick Series 40 Special Specifications

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These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Semi-Floating Rear Axle
Production Years for Series : 1936 - 1949
Price : $735-$1,463
Weight : 3730 lbs | 1691.9 kg

Power

Inline 8
Displacement : 4064 cc | 248.0 cu in. | 4.1 L.
Power : 115 HP (84.64 KW) @ 3500 RPM
Torque :210 Ft-Lbs (285 NM) @ 2000 RPM
Bore : 3.1 in | 78 mm.
Stroke : 4.1 in | 105 mm.
Compression : 6.15:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter 487-S or Stromberg AAV-16
Transmission:
3 Selective Sliding Sliding Gear

Production Figures

Total Buick Production for 1941 : 278,784
Total 1941 Series 40 Special production : 238,618
1941 Buick Series 40 Special
Business Coupe 2 dr. 3 P : 9,185
Business Coupe 2 dr. 3 P : 3,258
Convertible Coupe 2 dr. 6 P : 4,282
Estate Woody Wagon 4 dr. 6 P : 838
Sedan Super Equipment 4 dr. 6 P : 13,378
Sedanet 2 dr. 6 P : 87,687
Sedanet Super Equipment 2 dr. 6 P : 9,591
Sport Coupe 2 dr. 6 P : 5,269
Touring Sedan 4 dr. 6 P : 91,138
Touring Sedan 4 dr. 6 P : 13,992

Dimensions

Touring Sedan
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 208.8 in | 5302 mm.
Height : 66.7 in | 1694 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.

Estate Woody Wagon
Body Designer : Hercules
Price : $1,463
Weight : 3980 lbs | 1805.298 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 208.8 in | 5302 mm.
Height : 66.7 in | 1694 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.

Sedan Super Equipment
Price : $1,134
Weight : 3791 lbs | 1719.569 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 208.8 in | 5302 mm.
Height : 66.7 in | 1694 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.

Business Coupe
Price : $735
Weight : 3631 lbs | 1646.994 kg
Seating Capacity : 3
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 208.8 in | 5302 mm.
Height : 66.7 in | 1694 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.

Sedanet
Price : $1,005
Weight : 3798 lbs | 1722.744 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 208.8 in | 5302 mm.
Height : 66.7 in | 1694 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.

Sedanet Super Equipment
Price : $1,063
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 208.8 in | 5302 mm.
Height : 66.7 in | 1694 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.

Business Coupe
Price : $915
Weight : 3530 lbs | 1601.181 kg
Seating Capacity : 3
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 208.8 in | 5302 mm.
Height : 66.7 in | 1694 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.

Convertible Coupe
Price : $1,135
Weight : 3780 lbs | 1714.579 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 208.8 in | 5302 mm.
Height : 66.7 in | 1694 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.

Sport Coupe
Price : $980
Weight : 3590 lbs | 1628.397 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 208.8 in | 5302 mm.
Height : 66.7 in | 1694 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.

Touring Sedan
Price : $1,020
Weight : 3670 lbs | 1664.684 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 208.8 in | 5302 mm.
Height : 66.7 in | 1694 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.

Handling

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 16 x 6.50
Wheels : Pressed-Steel

1941 Averages
Avg. Car Cost : $850
Avg. Household Income : $1,750
Avg. Home : $4,075
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.12

The 1941 Buick Series 40 Special measures 208.75 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 121.00 inches.