1940 Buick Special Series 40 Technical Specifications and Dimensions

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 : 1934 - 1958
Price : $895-$1,355
Weight : 3660 lbs | 1660.148 kg

Power

Inline 8 | Carter or Stromberg Carburetor
Displacement : 4064 cc | 248.0 cu in. | 4.1 L.
Power : 107 BHP (78.752 KW) @ 3400 RPM
Torque :203 Ft-Lbs (275 NM) @ 1000 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 87 mm.
Stroke : 4.1 in | 105 mm.
Compression : 6.10:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Transmission:
3 Selective Sliding Column controls. Shaft drive

Production Figures

Total Buick Production for 1940 : 278,784
Total 1940 Special Series 40 production : 112,974
1940 Buick Special Series 40
Business Coupes : 12,372
Convertible Coupes : 3,664
Convertible Phaetons : 552
Sport Coupes : 8,291
Taxis : 48
Touring Sedans : 67,308
Touring Sedans : 20,739

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 204.0 in | 5182 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.
Convertible Phaeton
Price : $1,355
Weight : 3755 lbs | 1703.239 kg
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 204.0 in | 5182 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.
Taxi
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 204.0 in | 5182 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.
Business Coupe
Price : $895
Weight : 3505 lbs | 1589.841 kg
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 204.0 in | 5182 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.
Convertible Coupe
Price : $1,077
Weight : 3665 lbs | 1662.416 kg
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 204.0 in | 5182 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.
Sport Coupe
Price : $950
Weight : 3540 lbs | 1605.717 kg
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 204.0 in | 5182 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.
Touring Sedan
Price : $955
Weight : 3605 lbs | 1635.2 kg
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 204.0 in | 5182 mm.
Wheelbase : 121.0 in | 3073 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1484 mm.
Rear Track : 59.2 in | 1503 mm.

Handling

Tires / Wheels
Wheels : Pressed-steel

1940 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $825
Avg. Household Income : $1,725
Avg. Home : $3,920
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.18

The 1940 Buick Special Series 40 measures 204.00 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 121.00 inches.


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