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Ford Granada Limousine

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Ford Granada Limousine

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1700 cm3 / 103.7 cu in / 103.7 cu in, 54.4 kW / 73.0 hp / 73.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 126.0 N·m / 92.9 lb·ft / 92.9 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 147 km/h / 91 mph / 91 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1979
ModelGranada LimousineIssued 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

Length4570 mm / 179.9 in / 179.9 inTotal (curb) weight1240 kg / 2734 lb / 2734 lb
Width1790 mm / 70.5 in / 70.5 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2770 mm / 109.1 in / 109.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1510 mm / 59.4 in / 59.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1530 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity66 l / 14.5 UK gal / 17.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.16 m2 / 23.3 sq ft / 23.3 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 constructionBore89.9 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke66.8 mm / 2.63 in / 2.63 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.35
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement1700 cm3 / 103.7 cu in / 103.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings3Unitary capacity425.00 cm3/cylinder / 25.935 cu in/cylinder / 25.935 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power54.4 kW / 73.0 hp / 73.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque126.0 N·m / 92.9 lb·ft / 92.9 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)21.8 kW / 29.2 hp / 29.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output32.0 kW/l / 0.703 bhp/cu in / 0.703 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque74.1 N·m/l / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.11

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed147 km/h / 91 mph / 91 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio58.9 kW/ton / 44.6 bhp/ton / 44.6 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 circle11.2 m / 36.7 ft / 36.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil 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 Granada Limousine

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