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Ford Telstar

(1990 model)

Brief specs of 1990 Ford Telstar

petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 70.0 kW / 93.9 hp / 93.9 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 158.0 N·m / 116.5 lb·ft / 116.5 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1990
ModelTelstarIssued until
SerieTelstarNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK


Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4240 l / 149.73 cu ft / 149.73 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4390 mm / 172.8 in / 172.8 inTotal (curb) weight1030 kg / 2271 lb / 2271 lb
Width1700 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2520 mm / 99.2 in / 99.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.05 m2 / 22.1 sq ft / 22.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.82 m2 / 8.8 sq ft / 8.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.4 kW / 27.4 hp / 27.4 hp (est.)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power70.0 kW / 93.9 hp / 93.9 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque158.0 N·m / 116.5 lb·ft / 116.5 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)28.0 kW / 37.5 hp / 37.5 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output35.0 kW/l / 0.770 bhp/cu in / 0.770 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque79.1 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio92.2 kW/ton / 69.9 bhp/ton / 69.9 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


Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontZ78/80-R13Tyres rearZ78/80-R13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Telstar


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