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Ford Sierra 2300 GL

(1984 model)

Brief specs of 1984 Ford Sierra 2300 GL

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2294 cm3 / 140.0 cu in / 140.0 cu in, 85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp @ 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm, 176.0 N·m / 129.8 lb·ft / 129.8 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1984
ModelSierra 2300 GLIssued until
SerieSierraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4410 mm / 173.6 in / 173.6 inTotal (curb) weight1115 kg / 2458 lb / 2458 lb
Width1720 mm / 67.7 in / 67.7 inDry weight
Height1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2610 mm / 102.8 in / 102.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.06 m2 / 22.2 sq ft / 22.2 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 constructionBore90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke60.1 mm / 2.37 in / 2.37 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.5
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement2294 cm3 / 140.0 cu in / 140.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity382.33 cm3/cylinder / 23.331 cu in/cylinder / 23.331 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp at 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque176.0 N·m / 129.8 lb·ft / 129.8 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)34.0 kW / 45.6 hp / 45.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.0 kW/l / 0.814 bhp/cu in / 0.814 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque76.7 N·m/l / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.38

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio102.2 kW/ton / 77.5 bhp/ton / 77.5 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 circle10.6 m / 34.8 ft / 34.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Lower wishbone, Radius arms, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
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 Sierra 2300 GL

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