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Ford Escort 1100

(1968 model)

Brief specs of 1968 Ford Escort 1100

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1117 cm3 / 68.2 cu in / 68.2 cu in, 41.0 kW / 55.0 hp / 55.0 hp @ 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm, 82.0 N·m / 60.5 lb·ft / 60.5 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 146 km/h / 91 mph / 91 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1968
ModelEscort 1100Issued until
SerieEscortNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5280 l / 186.46 cu ft / 186.46 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)2600 l / 91.82 cu ft / 91.82 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length3980 mm / 156.7 in / 156.7 inTotal (curb) weight810 kg / 1786 lb / 1786 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1390 mm / 54.7 in / 54.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity40 l / 8.8 UK gal / 10.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.95 m2 / 21.0 sq ft / 21.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.78 m2 / 8.4 sq ft / 8.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.4 kW / 26.0 hp / 26.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore74.0 mm / 2.91 in / 2.91 in
FuelStroke65.0 mm / 2.56 in / 2.56 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.14
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1117 cm3 / 68.2 cu in / 68.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity279.55 cm3/cylinder / 17.059 cu in/cylinder / 17.059 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power41.0 kW / 55.0 hp / 55.0 hp at 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque82.0 N·m / 60.5 lb·ft / 60.5 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)7.2 kW / 9.6 hp / 9.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output36.7 kW/l / 0.807 bhp/cu in / 0.807 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque73.4 N·m/l / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)13.10 s / 13.10 s / 13.10 sTop (maximal) speed146 km/h / 91 mph / 91 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio69.3 kW/ton / 52.5 bhp/ton / 52.5 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 alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front145/80-SR13Tyres rear145/80-SR13
Brakes frontBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front240 mm / 9.4 in / 9.4 inBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Escort 1100

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