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Ford Taunus 17M

(1969 model)

Brief specs of 1969 Ford Taunus 17M

2-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1498 cm3 / 91.4 cu in / 91.4 cu in, 44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, 113.0 N·m / 83.3 lb·ft / 83.3 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1969
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)4630 l / 163.51 cu ft / 163.51 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)2600 l / 91.82 cu ft / 91.82 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4730 mm / 186.2 in / 186.2 inTotal (curb) weight1075 kg / 2370 lb / 2370 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1480 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity87 l / 19.1 UK gal / 23.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.21 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.89 m2 / 9.5 sq ft / 9.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)22.0 kW / 29.5 hp / 29.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.7 mm / 2.86 in / 2.86 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1498 cm3 / 91.4 cu in / 91.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity374.62 cm3/cylinder / 22.861 cu in/cylinder / 22.861 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque113.0 N·m / 83.3 lb·ft / 83.3 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.6 kW / 23.6 hp / 23.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output29.4 kW/l / 0.645 bhp/cu in / 0.645 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque75.4 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 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 ratio55.8 kW/ton / 42.3 bhp/ton / 42.3 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 frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Taunus 17M

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