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Ford Maverick Sedan Super

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Ford Maverick Sedan Super

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2301 cm3 / 140.4 cu in / 140.4 cu in, 72.3 kW / 97.0 hp / 97.0 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 166.0 N·m / 122.4 lb·ft / 122.4 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 154 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1979
ModelMaverick Sedan SuperIssued until
SerieMaverickNumber 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

Length4730 mm / 186.2 in / 186.2 inTotal (curb) weight1310 kg / 2888 lb / 2888 lb
Width1790 mm / 70.5 in / 70.5 inDry weight
Height1360 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2620 mm / 103.1 in / 103.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.81  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.07 m2 / 22.3 sq ft / 22.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore96.0 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.4 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.21
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement2301 cm3 / 140.4 cu in / 140.4 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity575.25 cm3/cylinder / 35.104 cu in/cylinder / 35.104 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power72.3 kW / 97.0 hp / 97.0 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque166.0 N·m / 122.4 lb·ft / 122.4 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)28.9 kW / 38.8 hp / 38.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output31.4 kW/l / 0.690 bhp/cu in / 0.690 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque72.1 N·m/l / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.92

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed154 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio74.0 kW/ton / 56.1 bhp/ton / 56.1 bhp/ton
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
Steeringworm & rollerSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock6.5Turning circle11.4 m / 37.4 ft / 37.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front6.95 S x 14Tyres rear6.95 S x 14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Maverick Sedan Super

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