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Ford Sierra Sapphire 3.0i Ghia Automatic

(1992 model)

Brief specs of 1992 Ford Sierra Sapphire 3.0i Ghia Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2994 cm3 / 182.7 cu in / 182.7 cu in, 117.1 kW / 157.0 hp / 157.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 199 km/h / 124 mph / 124 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1992
ModelSierra Sapphire 3.0i Ghia AutomaticIssued until
SerieSierraNumber 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

Length4467 mm / 175.9 in / 175.9 inTotal (curb) weight1321 kg / 2912 lb / 2912 lb
Width1698 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1407 mm / 55.4 in / 55.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2608 mm / 102.7 in / 102.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1452 mm / 57.2 in / 57.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1468 mm / 57.8 in / 57.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity73 l / 16.1 UK gal / 19.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.03 m2 / 21.9 sq ft / 21.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore93.7 mm / 3.69 in / 3.69 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.4 mm / 2.85 in / 2.85 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.29
Fuel supplyLucas fuel inj.Engine displacement2994 cm3 / 182.7 cu in / 182.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity499.00 cm3/cylinder / 30.451 cu in/cylinder / 30.451 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power117.1 kW / 157.0 hp / 157.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)48.3 kW / 64.7 hp / 64.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.1 kW/l / 0.859 bhp/cu in / 0.859 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque86.8 N·m/l / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.75
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.36

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)7.20 s / 7.20 s / 7.20 sTop (maximal) speed199 km/h / 124 mph / 124 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio118.8 kW/ton / 90.0 bhp/ton / 90.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h10.20 s / 10.20 s / 10.20 sFuel 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
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock4.2Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels front5.5J x 14Wheels rear5.5J x 14
Tyres front185/70 R 14Tyres rear185/70 R 14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front260 mm / 10.2 in / 10.2 inBrake diameter rear252 mm / 9.9 in / 9.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Sierra Sapphire 3.0i Ghia Automatic

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