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Ford Zodiac

(1957 model)

Brief specs of 1957 Ford Zodiac

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, 2552 cm3 / 155.7 cu in / 155.7 cu in, 57.0 kW / 76.4 hp / 76.4 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 187.0 N·m / 137.9 lb·ft / 137.9 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1957
ModelZodiacIssued until
SerieZodiacNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4750 l / 167.74 cu ft / 167.74 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4600 mm / 181.1 in / 181.1 inTotal (curb) weight1194 kg / 2632 lb / 2632 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1590 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2720 mm / 107.1 in / 107.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance180 mm / 7.1 in / 7.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.38 m2 / 25.6 sq ft / 25.6 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 valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore82.6 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2552 cm3 / 155.7 cu in / 155.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity426.01 cm3/cylinder / 25.997 cu in/cylinder / 25.997 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power57.0 kW / 76.4 hp / 76.4 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque187.0 N·m / 137.9 lb·ft / 137.9 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)22.8 kW / 30.6 hp / 30.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output22.3 kW/l / 0.491 bhp/cu in / 0.491 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque73.3 N·m/l / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in / 0.64 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 ratio64.6 kW/ton / 48.9 bhp/ton / 48.9 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 frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Zodiac

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