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Ford Taunus 17M

(1958 model)

Brief specs of 1958 Ford Taunus 17M

2-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1698 cm3 / 103.6 cu in / 103.6 cu in, 44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp @ 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm, 129.0 N·m / 95.1 lb·ft / 95.1 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 from1958
ModelTaunus 17MIssued until
SerieTaunusNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4280 l / 151.15 cu ft / 151.15 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4380 mm / 172.4 in / 172.4 inTotal (curb) weight1115 kg / 2458 lb / 2458 lb
Width1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inDry weight
Height1520 mm / 59.8 in / 59.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2610 mm / 102.8 in / 102.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.17 m2 / 23.4 sq ft / 23.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.6 mm / 3.02 in / 3.02 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.1
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1698 cm3 / 103.6 cu in / 103.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity424.50 cm3/cylinder / 25.905 cu in/cylinder / 25.905 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio7.1 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp at 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque129.0 N·m / 95.1 lb·ft / 95.1 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.6 kW / 23.6 hp / 23.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output25.9 kW/l / 0.569 bhp/cu in / 0.569 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque76.0 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 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 ratio53.8 kW/ton / 40.8 bhp/ton / 40.8 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 circle
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 Taunus 17M

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