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Ford Pinto

(1970 model)

Brief specs of 1970 Ford Pinto

2-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1602 cm3 / 97.8 cu in / 97.8 cu in, 55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 130.0 N·m / 95.9 lb·ft / 95.9 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1970
ModelPintoIssued until
SeriePintoNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4140 mm / 163.0 in / 163.0 inTotal (curb) weight914 kg / 2015 lb / 2015 lb
Width1763 mm / 69.4 in / 69.4 inDry weight
Height1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2388 mm / 94.0 in / 94.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1397 mm / 55.0 in / 55.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1397 mm / 55.0 in / 55.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity45 l / 9.8 UK gal / 11.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.90 m2 / 20.5 sq ft / 20.5 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 constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke77.7 mm / 3.06 in / 3.06 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supply1 Autolite carbEngine displacement1602 cm3 / 97.8 cu in / 97.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity400.50 cm3/cylinder / 24.440 cu in/cylinder / 24.440 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.4 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque130.0 N·m / 95.9 lb·ft / 95.9 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)22.4 kW / 30.0 hp / 30.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.9 kW/l / 0.767 bhp/cu in / 0.767 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque81.2 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.55

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio82.1 kW/ton / 62.2 bhp/ton / 62.2 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
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front13 x 4Wheels rear13 x 4
Tyres front6.00-13Tyres rear6.00-13
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front229 mm / 9.0 in / 9.0 inBrake diameter rear229 mm / 9.0 in / 9.0 in
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Pinto

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