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Ford Falcon Automatic

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Ford Falcon Automatic

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 3984 cm3 / 243.1 cu in / 243.1 cu in, 153.0 kW / 205.2 hp / 205.2 hp @ 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm, 357.0 N·m / 263.3 lb·ft / 263.3 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1997
ModelFalcon AutomaticIssued until
SerieFalconNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5190 l / 183.28 cu ft / 183.28 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4910 mm / 193.3 in / 193.3 inTotal (curb) weight1535 kg / 3384 lb / 3384 lb
Width1870 mm / 73.6 in / 73.6 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2800 mm / 110.2 in / 110.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.32 m2 / 25.0 sq ft / 25.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.16 m2 / 12.5 sq ft / 12.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)28.8 kW / 38.7 hp / 38.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3984 cm3 / 243.1 cu in / 243.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power153.0 kW / 205.2 hp / 205.2 hp at 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm
AspirationMax. torque357.0 N·m / 263.3 lb·ft / 263.3 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)61.2 kW / 82.1 hp / 82.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output38.4 kW/l / 0.844 bhp/cu in / 0.844 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque89.6 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber 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 ratio135.5 kW/ton / 102.7 bhp/ton / 102.7 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 front205/65-R15Tyres rear205/65-R15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Falcon Automatic

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