1972 Buick

Skylark Sun Coupe SOLD

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Base price: $2,993
ENGINE Type: OHV V-8, cast-iron block and cylinder heads Displacement: 350 cubic inches Bore x stroke: 3.80 x 3.85 inches Compression ratio: 8.5:1 Horsepower @ rpm: 180 @ 3,800 Torque @ rpm: 275 @ 2,400 Valvetrain: Hydraulic valve lifters Main bearings: 5 Fuel system: Single four-barrel carburetor, mechanical fuel pump Lubrication system: Pressure, gear-type pump Electrical system: 12-volt Exhaust system: Single with crossover

TRANSMISSION Type: Turbo Hydra-Matic 350, console-mounted shift lever Ratios: 1st: 2.52:1 2nd: 1.52:1 3rd: 1.00:1 Reverse: 1.93:1

DIFFERENTIAL Type: Hypoid, Salisbury semi-floating Ratio: 3.08:1

STEERING Type: Recirculating ball, power assist Ratio: Variable, 18.7:1 to 16.1:1 Turns, Lock-to-lock: 3.31 Turning circle: 41.4 feet

BRAKES Type: Hydraulic, power assist Front: 11-inch disc Rear: 9.50-inch drums Swept area: 332.4 square inches

CHASSIS & BODY Construction: Body on perimeter frame Body style: Two-door hardtop Layout: Front engine, rear-wheel drive

SUSPENSION Front: Independent, unequal-length A-arms, coil springs, tubular shock absorbers, anti-roll bar Rear: Rigid axle, four-links, coil springs, tubular shock absorbers

WHEELS & TIRES Wheels: Buick Sport Wheels Front/Rear: 14 x 6 inches Tires: Kelly-Springfield Silver Edition Arizonian radials Front/Rear: P215/70R14

WEIGHTS & MEASURES Wheelbase: 112 inches Overall length: 202.8 inches Overall width: 76.5 inches Overall height: 53.5 inches Front track: 59.3 inches Rear track: 59.3 inches Shipping weight: 3,566 pounds

CAPACITIES Crankcase: 4 (less filter) Cooling system: 16.45 quarts (16.85 with a/c) Fuel tank: 20 gallons Transmission: 20 pints Rear axle: 4.25 pints

CALCULATED DATA Bhp per c.i.d.: 0.51 Weight per bhp: 19.81 pounds Weight per c.i.d.: 10.19 pounds

PRODUCTION Sun Coupes 1,600 to 1,800 Total Skylark Sport Coupes 84,868

PERFORMANCE 0-60 mph: 10.60 seconds * ¼ mile ET: 17.7 seconds at 77.2 mph * *Information provided by May 1970 issue of Motor Trend testing a 260hp version of the 350 equipped with a two-barrel carburetor, automatic transmission and final drive ratio of 2.56:1

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Skylark Sun Coupe


Engine Size
350ci V8
Transmission Type
4-Speed Automatic


Body Color
Stratomist Blue Metallic
Body Style


Interior Color

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