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Ford Falcon 4.9

(1970 model)

Brief specs of 1970 Ford Falcon 4.9

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 4942 cm3 / 301.6 cu in / 301.6 cu in, 162.0 kW / 217.2 hp / 217.2 hp @ 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm, 408.0 N·m / 300.9 lb·ft / 300.9 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1970
ModelFalcon 4.9Issued 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)5240 l / 185.05 cu ft / 185.05 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4690 mm / 184.6 in / 184.6 inTotal (curb) weight1435 kg / 3164 lb / 3164 lb
Width1870 mm / 73.6 in / 73.6 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2830 mm / 111.4 in / 111.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.27 m2 / 24.5 sq ft / 24.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 8 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore101.7 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.33
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement4942 cm3 / 301.6 cu in / 301.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity618.99 cm3/cylinder / 37.773 cu in/cylinder / 37.773 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power162.0 kW / 217.2 hp / 217.2 hp at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque408.0 N·m / 300.9 lb·ft / 300.9 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)64.8 kW / 86.9 hp / 86.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output32.8 kW/l / 0.720 bhp/cu in / 0.720 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque82.6 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
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 ratio153.3 kW/ton / 116.2 bhp/ton / 116.2 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 frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Falcon 4.9

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