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Ford Zephyr

(1968 model)

Brief specs of 1968 Ford Zephyr

5-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1996 cm3 / 121.8 cu in / 121.8 cu in, 60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, 153.0 N·m / 112.8 lb·ft / 112.8 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1968
ModelZephyrIssued until
SerieZephyrNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5280 l / 186.46 cu ft / 186.46 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4710 mm / 185.4 in / 185.4 inTotal (curb) weight1254 kg / 2765 lb / 2765 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2930 mm / 115.4 in / 115.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity40 l / 8.8 UK gal / 10.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.61  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.31 m2 / 24.8 sq ft / 24.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.15 m2 / 12.4 sq ft / 12.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)28.6 kW / 38.4 hp / 38.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore93.7 mm / 3.69 in / 3.69 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.4 mm / 2.85 in / 2.85 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.29
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1996 cm3 / 121.8 cu in / 121.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.24 cm3/cylinder / 30.465 cu in/cylinder / 30.465 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.9 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp at 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque153.0 N·m / 112.8 lb·ft / 112.8 lb·ft at 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)24.0 kW / 32.2 hp / 32.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output30.6 kW/l / 0.672 bhp/cu in / 0.672 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque76.7 N·m/l / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in / 0.67 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 ratio65.6 kW/ton / 49.7 bhp/ton / 49.7 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 alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Zephyr

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