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Ford Falcon XR 6 VCT

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Ford Falcon XR 6 VCT

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 6-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 3984 cm3 / 243.1 cu in / 243.1 cu in, 173.0 kW / 232.0 hp / 232.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 374.0 N·m / 275.8 lb·ft / 275.8 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1999
ModelFalcon XR 6 VCTIssued until
SerieFalconNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4450 l / 157.15 cu ft / 157.15 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4910 mm / 193.3 in / 193.3 inTotal (curb) weight1530 kg / 3373 lb / 3373 lb
Width1880 mm / 74.0 in / 74.0 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2840 mm / 111.8 in / 111.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.27 m2 / 24.4 sq ft / 24.4 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 Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore92.3 mm / 3.63 in / 3.63 in
FuelStroke99.3 mm / 3.91 in / 3.91 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3984 cm3 / 243.1 cu in / 243.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity664.42 cm3/cylinder / 40.545 cu in/cylinder / 40.545 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power173.0 kW / 232.0 hp / 232.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque374.0 N·m / 275.8 lb·ft / 275.8 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)69.2 kW / 92.8 hp / 92.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output43.4 kW/l / 0.954 bhp/cu in / 0.954 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque93.9 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
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 ratio153.7 kW/ton / 116.5 bhp/ton / 116.5 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/75-R15Tyres rear195/60-R15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Falcon XR 6 VCT

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