1940 Buick Series 60 Century 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
Shaft drive
Production Years for Series : 1930 - 1942
Price : $1,130-$1,620
Weight : 3940 lbs | 1787.154 kg

Power

Inline 8
Displacement : 5247 cc | 320.2 cu in. | 5.2 L.
Power : 141 BHP (103.776 KW) @ 3600 RPM
Torque :269 Ft-Lbs (365 NM) @ 2000 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 87 mm.
Stroke : 4.3 in | 109 mm.
Compression : 6.25:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter 4485 or Stromberg AAV-25
Transmission:
3 Selective Sliding

Production Figures

Total Buick Production for 1940 : 278,784
Total 1940 Series 60 Century production : 9,473
1940 Buick Series 60 Century
Business Coupes : 44
Convertible Coupes : 542
Convertible Phaetons : 194
Sport Coupes : 96
Touring Sedans : 8,597

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 209.0 in | 5309 mm.
Wheelbase : 126.0 in | 3200 mm.
Front Track : 58.1 in | 1476 mm.
Rear Track : 59.3 in | 1505 mm.
Convertible Phaeton
Price : $1,620
Weight : 4050 lbs | 1837.049 kg
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 209.0 in | 5309 mm.
Wheelbase : 126.0 in | 3200 mm.
Front Track : 58.1 in | 1476 mm.
Rear Track : 59.3 in | 1505 mm.
Business Coupe
Price : $1,130
Weight : 3800 lbs | 1723.651 kg
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 209.0 in | 5309 mm.
Wheelbase : 126.0 in | 3200 mm.
Front Track : 58.1 in | 1476 mm.
Rear Track : 59.3 in | 1505 mm.
Convertible Coupe
Price : $1,340
Weight : 3910 lbs | 1773.546 kg
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 209.0 in | 5309 mm.
Wheelbase : 126.0 in | 3200 mm.
Front Track : 58.1 in | 1476 mm.
Rear Track : 59.3 in | 1505 mm.
Sport Coupe
Price : $1,175
Weight : 3760 lbs | 1705.507 kg
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 209.0 in | 5309 mm.
Wheelbase : 126.0 in | 3200 mm.
Front Track : 58.1 in | 1476 mm.
Rear Track : 59.3 in | 1505 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Rear : Semi-floating axle

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 15 x 7.00
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 Series 60 Century measures 209.00 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 126.00 inches.


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