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Ford Zephyr 4

(1962 model)

Brief specs of 1962 Ford Zephyr 4

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1703 cm3 / 103.9 cu in / 103.9 cu in, 50.7 kW / 68.0 hp / 68.0 hp @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, 134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 135 km/h / 84 mph / 84 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1962
ModelZephyr 4Issued 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

Length4591 mm / 180.7 in / 180.7 inTotal (curb) weight1179 kg / 2599 lb / 2599 lb
Width1581 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inDry weight
Height1454 mm / 57.2 in / 57.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2718 mm / 107.0 in / 107.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1359 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.95 m2 / 21.0 sq ft / 21.0 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 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 displacement1703 cm3 / 103.9 cu in / 103.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity425.75 cm3/cylinder / 25.981 cu in/cylinder / 25.981 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power50.7 kW / 68.0 hp / 68.0 hp at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)8.5 kW / 11.4 hp / 11.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output29.8 kW/l / 0.654 bhp/cu in / 0.654 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque78.7 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.9

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)13.40 s / 13.40 s / 13.40 sTop (maximal) speed135 km/h / 84 mph / 84 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio57.7 kW/ton / 43.7 bhp/ton / 43.7 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Zephyr 4

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