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Ford Falcon Station Wagon

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 Ford Falcon Station Wagon

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4942 cm3 / 301.6 cu in / 301.6 cu in, 164.1 kW / 220.1 hp / 220.1 hp @ 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm, 407.0 N·m / 300.2 lb·ft / 300.2 lb·ft @ 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1972
ModelFalcon Station WagonIssued until
SerieFalconNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4834 mm / 190.3 in / 190.3 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1869 mm / 73.6 in / 73.6 inDry weight
Height1427 mm / 56.2 in / 56.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2819 mm / 111.0 in / 111.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1496 mm / 58.9 in / 58.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1486 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance161 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity52 l / 11.4 UK gal / 13.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.27 m2 / 24.4 sq ft / 24.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.33
Fuel supply1 St carbEngine displacement4942 cm3 / 301.6 cu in / 301.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity617.75 cm3/cylinder / 37.697 cu in/cylinder / 37.697 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power164.1 kW / 220.1 hp / 220.1 hp at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque407.0 N·m / 300.2 lb·ft / 300.2 lb·ft at 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)65.6 kW / 88.0 hp / 88.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output33.2 kW/l / 0.730 bhp/cu in / 0.730 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque82.4 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.92

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.2 m / 36.7 ft / 36.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Lower trailing link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Falcon Station Wagon

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