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Ford Falcon XR8

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Ford Falcon XR8

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5408 cm3 / 330.0 cu in / 330.0 cu in, 260.2 kW / 348.9 hp / 348.9 hp @ 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm, 500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from2005
ModelFalcon XR8Issued until
SerieFalconNumber made
Model familyBFBody 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

Length4916 mm / 193.5 in / 193.5 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1864 mm / 73.4 in / 73.4 inDry weight
Height1444 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2829 mm / 111.4 in / 111.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1553 mm / 61.1 in / 61.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1571 mm / 61.9 in / 61.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.29 m2 / 24.6 sq ft / 24.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeBoss 260Total number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore90.2 mm / 3.55 in / 3.55 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke105.8 mm / 4.17 in / 4.17 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.85
Fuel supplySMPFiEngine displacement5408 cm3 / 330.0 cu in / 330.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity676.00 cm3/cylinder / 41.252 cu in/cylinder / 41.252 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power260.2 kW / 348.9 hp / 348.9 hp at 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)104.1 kW / 139.6 hp / 139.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.1 kW/l / 1.057 bhp/cu in / 1.057 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque92.5 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.63
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.46

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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbonesSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels front8 x 18Wheels rear8 x 18
Tyres front245/40 ZR 18Tyres rear245/40 ZR 18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Falcon XR8

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