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Ford Cortina 1600

(1970 model)

Brief specs of 1970 Ford Cortina 1600

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1599 cm3 / 97.6 cu in / 97.6 cu in, 50.7 kW / 68.0 hp / 68.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 115.0 N·m / 84.8 lb·ft / 84.8 lb·ft @ 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 148 km/h / 92 mph / 92 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1970
ModelCortina 1600Issued until
SerieCortinaNumber 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)5280 l / 186.46 cu ft / 186.46 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4260 mm / 167.7 in / 167.7 inTotal (curb) weight960 kg / 2116 lb / 2116 lb
Width1702 mm / 67.0 in / 67.0 inDry weight
Height1320 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2580 mm / 101.6 in / 101.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1422 mm / 56.0 in / 56.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1422 mm / 56.0 in / 56.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.91 m2 / 20.6 sq ft / 20.6 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke77.6 mm / 3.06 in / 3.06 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supply1 Fo carbEngine displacement1599 cm3 / 97.6 cu in / 97.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.75 cm3/cylinder / 24.394 cu in/cylinder / 24.394 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power50.7 kW / 68.0 hp / 68.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque115.0 N·m / 84.8 lb·ft / 84.8 lb·ft at 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)9.5 kW / 12.7 hp / 12.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output31.7 kW/l / 0.697 bhp/cu in / 0.697 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque71.9 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) ratio3.89

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)10.00 s / 10.00 s / 10.00 sTop (maximal) speed148 km/h / 92 mph / 92 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio70.8 kW/ton / 53.7 bhp/ton / 53.7 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 frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/50-R15Tyres rear195/50-R15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Cortina 1600

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