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Ford Zephyr 2.6 V6

(1966 model)

Brief specs of 1966 Ford Zephyr 2.6 V6

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 6-cylinder V engine, 2553 cm3 / 155.8 cu in / 155.8 cu in, 84.0 kW / 112.6 hp / 112.6 hp @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, 198.0 N·m / 146.0 lb·ft / 146.0 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 155 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1966
ModelZephyr 2.6 V6Issued until
SerieZephyrNumber 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)3350 l / 118.30 cu ft / 118.30 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4710 mm / 185.4 in / 185.4 inTotal (curb) weight1300 kg / 2866 lb / 2866 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2940 mm / 115.7 in / 115.7 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 ratio1.6  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.31 m2 / 24.8 sq ft / 24.8 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 TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore93.7 mm / 3.69 in / 3.69 in
FuelStroke60.4 mm / 2.38 in / 2.38 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.55
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2553 cm3 / 155.8 cu in / 155.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity416.49 cm3/cylinder / 25.416 cu in/cylinder / 25.416 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power84.0 kW / 112.6 hp / 112.6 hp at 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque198.0 N·m / 146.0 lb·ft / 146.0 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)12.4 kW / 16.6 hp / 16.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output32.9 kW/l / 0.723 bhp/cu in / 0.723 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque77.6 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 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)10.20 s / 10.20 s / 10.20 sTop (maximal) speed155 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio88.2 kW/ton / 66.8 bhp/ton / 66.8 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 circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Zephyr 2.6 V6

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