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1978 Buick Regal II Coupe 5.0 V8 (147 Hp) Automatic

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Key specs

Buick Regal Coupe 1978, 1979, 1980

What is the body type, Buick Regal II Coupe?Coupe, 2 Doors, 5 Seats
What is the fuel economy, Buick Regal II Coupe 5.0 V8 (147 Hp) Automatic?11.8 l/100 km
19.93 US mpg
23.94 UK mpg
8.47 km/l
How much power, Buick Regal Coupe 1978 5.0 V8 (147 Hp) Automatic?147 Hp, 332 Nm
244.87 lb.-ft.
What is the engine size, Buick Regal Coupe 1978 5.0 V8 (147 Hp) Automatic?5.0 l
5001 cm3
305.18 cu. in.
How many cylinders, 1978 Buick 5.0 V8 (147 Hp) Automatic?8, V-engine
What is the drivetrain, Buick Regal II Coupe Coupe 1978 5.0 V8 (147 Hp) Automatic?Rear wheel drive. Internal Combustion engine. The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
How long is this vehicle, 1978 Buick Regal Coupe?5080 mm
200 in.
How wide is the vehicle, 1978 Buick Regal Coupe?1781 mm
70.12 in.
What is the curb weight, 1978 Buick Regal II Coupe 5.0 V8 (147 Hp) Automatic?1485 kg
3273.86 lbs.
How much trunk (boot) space, 1978 Buick Regal Coupe?462 l
16.32 cu. ft.
How many gears, What type is the gearbox, 1978 Buick Regal II Coupe 5.0 V8 (147 Hp) Automatic?3, automatic transmission Hydramatic

Buick Regal II Coupe 5.0 V8 (147 Hp) Automatic 1978, 1979, 1980 Specs

General information
BrandBuick
Model Regal
Generation Regal II Coupe
Modification (Engine) 5.0 V8 (147 Hp) Automatic
Start of production 1978 year
End of production 1980 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body typeCoupe
Seats 5
Doors 2
Performance specs
Fuel consumption (economy) - urban 13.8 l/100 km 17.04 US mpg
20.47 UK mpg
7.25 km/l
Fuel consumption (economy) - extra urban 9.4 l/100 km 25.02 US mpg
30.05 UK mpg
10.64 km/l
Fuel consumption (economy) - combined 11.8 l/100 km 19.93 US mpg
23.94 UK mpg
8.47 km/l
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Weight-to-power ratio 10.1 kg/Hp, 99 Hp/tonne
Weight-to-torque ratio 4.5 kg/Nm, 223.6 Nm/tonne
Engine specs
Power 147 Hp @ 3800 rpm.
Power per litre 29.4 Hp/l
Torque 332 Nm @ 2400 rpm. 244.87 lb.-ft. @ 2400 rpm.
Engine location Front, Longitudinal
Engine displacement 5001 cm3 305.18 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 8
Position of cylinders V-engine
Cylinder Bore 94.89 mm 3.74 in.
Piston Stroke 88.39 mm 3.48 in.
Compression ratio 8.5
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Fuel System Carburettor
Engine aspiration Naturally aspirated engine
Space, Volume and weights
Kerb Weight 1485 kg 3273.86 lbs.
Trunk (boot) space - minimum 462 l 16.32 cu. ft.
Fuel tank capacity 68 l 17.96 US gal | 14.96 UK gal
Dimensions
Length 5080 mm 200 in.
Width 1781 mm 70.12 in.
Height 1356 mm 53.39 in.
Wheelbase 2746 mm 108.11 in.
Front track 1486 mm 58.5 in.
Rear (Back) track 1468 mm 57.8 in.
Drag coefficient (Cd) 0.47
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) 12.8 m 41.99 ft.
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (automatic transmission) 3 Hydramatic
Front suspension Independent, spring
Rear suspension Suspension De-Dion
Front brakesDisc
Rear brakesDrum
Steering type Cone worm with recirculation balls
Tires size 195/75 R14
Wheel rims size14