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Ford Taunus 2.3

(1976 model)

Brief specs of 1976 Ford Taunus 2.3

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 2294 cm3 / 140.0 cu in / 140.0 cu in, 79.0 kW / 105.9 hp / 105.9 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 177.0 N·m / 130.5 lb·ft / 130.5 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 from1976
ModelTaunus 2.3Issued until
SerieTaunusNumber 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)4390 l / 155.03 cu ft / 155.03 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4350 mm / 171.3 in / 171.3 inTotal (curb) weight1116 kg / 2460 lb / 2460 lb
Width1710 mm / 67.3 in / 67.3 inDry weight
Height1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2580 mm / 101.6 in / 101.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)1.93 m2 / 20.8 sq ft / 20.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.97 m2 / 10.4 sq ft / 10.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)24.0 kW / 32.2 hp / 32.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke60.1 mm / 2.37 in / 2.37 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.5
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2294 cm3 / 140.0 cu in / 140.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity382.34 cm3/cylinder / 23.332 cu in/cylinder / 23.332 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power79.0 kW / 105.9 hp / 105.9 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque177.0 N·m / 130.5 lb·ft / 130.5 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)31.6 kW / 42.4 hp / 42.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output34.4 kW/l / 0.757 bhp/cu in / 0.757 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque77.2 N·m/l / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in / 0.67 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 ratio96.4 kW/ton / 73.0 bhp/ton / 73.0 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 front165/80-R13Tyres rear165/80-R13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Taunus 2.3

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