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Ford 15 M-1500

(1970 model)

Brief specs of 1970 Ford 15 M-1500

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1498 cm3 / 91.4 cu in / 91.4 cu in, 55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 125.4 N·m / 92.5 lb·ft / 92.5 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 134 km/h / 83 mph / 83 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1970
Model15 M-1500Issued until
SerieTaunusNumber 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

Length4343 mm / 171.0 in / 171.0 inTotal (curb) weight893 kg / 1969 lb / 1969 lb
Width1588 mm / 62.5 in / 62.5 inDry weight
Height1384 mm / 54.5 in / 54.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2502 mm / 98.5 in / 98.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1308 mm / 51.5 in / 51.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1308 mm / 51.5 in / 51.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity46 l / 10.0 UK gal / 12.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.87 m2 / 20.1 sq ft / 20.1 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 TypeV engine Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke58.9 mm / 2.32 in / 2.32 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.53
Fuel supply1 Fo carbEngine displacement1498 cm3 / 91.4 cu in / 91.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity374.50 cm3/cylinder / 22.853 cu in/cylinder / 22.853 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque125.4 N·m / 92.5 lb·ft / 92.5 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 output37.3 kW/l / 0.820 bhp/cu in / 0.820 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque83.7 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.5

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed134 km/h / 83 mph / 83 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio84.0 kW/ton / 63.6 bhp/ton / 63.6 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 circle10.8 m / 35.4 ft / 35.4 ft
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 detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford 15 M-1500

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