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Ford Granada 3.0

(1973 model)

Brief specs of 1973 Ford Granada 3.0

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, 102.9 kW / 138.0 hp / 138.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 179 km/h / 111 mph / 111 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1973
ModelGranada 3.0Issued until
SerieGranadaNumber 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

Length4572 mm / 180.0 in / 180.0 inTotal (curb) weight1372 kg / 3025 lb / 3025 lb
Width1791 mm / 70.5 in / 70.5 inDry weight
Height1372 mm / 54.0 in / 54.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2718 mm / 107.0 in / 107.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1537 mm / 60.5 in / 60.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1537 mm / 60.5 in / 60.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 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 supply1 We carbEngine 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 ratio8.9 : 1
SumpMax. output power102.9 kW / 138.0 hp / 138.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)16.1 kW / 21.5 hp / 21.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.4 kW/l / 0.755 bhp/cu in / 0.755 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque86.8 N·m/l / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.45

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)8.40 s / 8.40 s / 8.40 sTop (maximal) speed179 km/h / 111 mph / 111 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio100.6 kW/ton / 76.2 bhp/ton / 76.2 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 rearIndependent, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Granada 3.0

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