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Ford Capri

(1981 model)

Brief specs of 1981 Ford Capri

4-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1296 cm3 / 79.1 cu in / 79.1 cu in, 40.0 kW / 53.6 hp / 53.6 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 85.0 N·m / 62.7 lb·ft / 62.7 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 from1981
ModelCapriIssued until
SerieCapriNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4330 l / 152.91 cu ft / 152.91 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4380 mm / 172.4 in / 172.4 inTotal (curb) weight990 kg / 2183 lb / 2183 lb
Width1700 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2570 mm / 101.2 in / 101.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.92 m2 / 20.7 sq ft / 20.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.77 m2 / 8.3 sq ft / 8.3 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.1 kW / 25.6 hp / 25.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke66.0 mm / 2.60 in / 2.60 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.2
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1296 cm3 / 79.1 cu in / 79.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity323.51 cm3/cylinder / 19.742 cu in/cylinder / 19.742 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power40.0 kW / 53.6 hp / 53.6 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque85.0 N·m / 62.7 lb·ft / 62.7 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)16.0 kW / 21.5 hp / 21.5 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output30.9 kW/l / 0.678 bhp/cu in / 0.678 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque65.6 N·m/l / 0.57 lb·ft/cu in / 0.57 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio54.5 kW/ton / 41.3 bhp/ton / 41.3 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 circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front165/80-R13Tyres rear165/80-R13
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Capri

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