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==Generations (1975-1980)==
 
==Generations (1975-1980)==
  
The 1975-1980 '''[[Buick]] Skyhawk''' is based on the [[Chevrolet Vega]] and was corporate twin to the '''Chevrolet Monza''' (which also included the '''Oldsmobile Starfire''' and '''Pontiac Sunbird''').  Unlike the Monza and Sunbird, the Skyhawk was available only as a 3-door hatchback.  They were offered in various sporty stripe-and-decal packages such as the '''Free Spirit''' and the '''Road Hawk'''.  The Skyhawk is of particular note among the [[GM]] H-bodies in that while the others all offered 4, 6 and 8 cylinder engines, the Skyhawk was available only with the 110 hp 3.8L (231) 2bbl V6 engine.  The Skyhawk would be discontinued after 1980 and replaced by a new J-car design in 1982.
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The 1975-1980 '''[[Buick]] Skyhawk''' is based on the [[Chevrolet Vega]] and shares its wheelbase and width. It is corporate twin to the '''Chevrolet Monza''' (and '''Oldsmobile Starfire''' and '''Pontiac Sunbird''').  Unlike the Monza and Sunbird, the Skyhawk was available only as a 3-door hatchback.  They were offered in various sporty stripe-and-decal packages such as the '''Free Spirit''' and the '''Road Hawk'''.  The Skyhawk is of particular note among the [[GM]] H-bodies in that while the others all offered 4, 6 and 8 cylinder engines, the Skyhawk was available only with the 110 hp 3.8L (231) 2bbl V6 engine.  The Skyhawk would be discontinued after 1980 and replaced by a new J-car design in 1982.
  
 
See the [[Chevrolet Monza]] entry for further comments about the 1975-1980 Buick Skyhawk.
 
See the [[Chevrolet Monza]] entry for further comments about the 1975-1980 Buick Skyhawk.

Revision as of 01:46, 9 April 2009

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Buick Skyhawk
Buick
Production 1975 - 1980
Class Subcompact
Body Style 3-Door Hatchback
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Wheelbase 97 in
Weight 2700 - 3000 lbs
Transmissions 4-Speed Manual, 5-Speed Manual, 3-Speed Automatic, RWD
Engines 3.8L (231 cid) V6
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Similar Chevrolet Monza
Oldsmobile Starfire
Pontiac Sunbird
Platform H

Generations (1975-1980)

The 1975-1980 Buick Skyhawk is based on the Chevrolet Vega and shares its wheelbase and width. It is corporate twin to the Chevrolet Monza (and Oldsmobile Starfire and Pontiac Sunbird). Unlike the Monza and Sunbird, the Skyhawk was available only as a 3-door hatchback. They were offered in various sporty stripe-and-decal packages such as the Free Spirit and the Road Hawk. The Skyhawk is of particular note among the GM H-bodies in that while the others all offered 4, 6 and 8 cylinder engines, the Skyhawk was available only with the 110 hp 3.8L (231) 2bbl V6 engine. The Skyhawk would be discontinued after 1980 and replaced by a new J-car design in 1982.

See the Chevrolet Monza entry for further comments about the 1975-1980 Buick Skyhawk.


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Buick Skyhawk
Buick
Production 1982 - 1989
Class Subcompact
Body Style 2-Door Coupe, 3-Door Hatchback, 4-Door Sedan, 5-Door Wagon
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Weight 2500 - 2800 lbs
Transmissions 4-Speed Manual, 5-Speed Manual, 3-Speed Automatic, FWD
Engines: 1.8 litre (110 cid) I4
(1982-1983)

1.8 litre (110 cid) Turbo I4
(1985-1988)

2.0 litre (121 cid) I4
(1983-1989)
Power {{{Horsepower}}}
Similar Cadillac Cimarron
Chevrolet Cavalier
Oldsmobile Firenza
Pontiac 2000/Sunbird
Platform J

Generations (1982-1988)

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