Car quick pick



My car fleet

No cars selected
Ford logo

Ford Zephyr

(1956 model)

Brief specs of 1956 Ford Zephyr

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2553 cm3 / 155.8 cu in / 155.8 cu in, 63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 180.0 N·m / 132.8 lb·ft / 132.8 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 143 km/h / 89 mph / 89 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1956
ModelZephyrIssued until
SerieZephyrNumber 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

Length4547 mm / 179.0 in / 179.0 inTotal (curb) weight1193 kg / 2630 lb / 2630 lb
Width1746 mm / 68.7 in / 68.7 inDry weight
Height1537 mm / 60.5 in / 60.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2718 mm / 107.0 in / 107.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1321 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance171 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.28 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 CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supply1 Ze carbEngine displacement2553 cm3 / 155.8 cu in / 155.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity425.50 cm3/cylinder / 25.966 cu in/cylinder / 25.966 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque180.0 N·m / 132.8 lb·ft / 132.8 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)9.9 kW / 13.3 hp / 13.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output24.8 kW/l / 0.546 bhp/cu in / 0.546 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque70.5 N·m/l / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.9

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)11.60 s / 11.60 s / 11.60 sTop (maximal) speed143 km/h / 89 mph / 89 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio71.2 kW/ton / 54.0 bhp/ton / 54.0 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 & pegSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailshydraulicBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Zephyr

Infobox

Reduce your risk, reduce your cost

Every application for car insurance is different. Each insurer’s price depend on two things, first the underwriters assessment of your particular risk focus and then the pricing model which dictates what type of customers the insurer wants to attract.

Therefore by reducing an insurer’s perception of your risk you can reduce the price you’ll pay. There are of course many factors you either can’t change or can’t change easily … age, gender, where you live and driving history. Yet there are things you can have control over:

Park and drive carefully

(...)

Read more...

 
TOPlist