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1961-1962 Buick Electra Specifications
On the surface, the 1961-1962 Buick Electra didn't seem to share much with its predecessors. Though the tailfins and brightwork disappeared, under the hood, the robust powertrain and chassis remained.
Engines: ohv V-8,401 cid (4.19 × 3.64), 325 bhp
Transmission: Turbine Drive (twin turbine) automatic
Suspension front: upper and lower A-arms, coil springs, link-type stabilizer
Suspension rear: 3-link live axle, coil springs, track bar
Brakes: front/rear drums
Wheelbase (in.): 126.0
Weight (lbs): 4,235-4,441
Top speed (mph): 115
0-60 mph (sec): 10.0-11.0 (est.)