Buick Special specs: 1975-1977

Buick Special specs: 1975-1977

The Buick Special nameplate was resurrected in 1975 for a lighter weight, bare bones coupe with low cost and fuel economy in mind. The only way to get it was as a 2-door coupe, and with a 231 V6. The car was updated with a more aerodynamic front end for 1976.
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Platform: A-body

Trim Levels: the Special itself is the economy loss leader for the Century line.

Body Styles: fastback coupe

Wheelbase: 112.0″

F/R Track Width: 61.5″/60.7″

Overall Length:

  • 209.5″ (1975)
  • 209.8″ (1976-1977)
  • Overall Width:

  • 79.0″ (1975)
  • 76.5″ (1976-1977)
  • Overall Height:

  • 53.5″ (1975)
  • 52.7″ (1976-1977)
  • Turning Circle: not published

    Drag Coefficient: not published

    Curb Weight: 3550 lbs.

    Available Engines: 231 CID 2bbl V6

    Available Transmissions:

  • 3-SPEED MUNCIE MANUAL (1975 only)
  • 3-SPEED TH350 AUTOMATIC (1975-1977)
  • Axle Ratio:

  • 2.56
  • 2.73
  • 3.08
  • Fuel Capacity: 22.0 Gallons

    Fuel Economy: not published

    Head Room F/R:

  • 37.7″/37.0″ (1975)
  • 37.2″/36.7″ (1976-1977)
  • Leg Room F/R:

  • 42.5″/33.7″ (1975)
  • 42.4″/32.9″ (1976-1977)
  • Shoulder Room F/R:

  • 59.6″/57.1″ (1975)
  • 59.6″/57.9″ (1976-1977)
  • Hip Room F/R: 54.9″/52.7″

    Tires: FR78-15

    Wheels: 15.0″ x 6.0″

    buick-special-1976
    buick-special-1977

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