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Mercury Comet 4.1

(1970 model)

Brief specs of 1970 Mercury Comet 4.1

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 4092 cm3 / 249.7 cu in / 249.7 cu in, 73.0 kW / 97.9 hp / 97.9 hp @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, 249.0 N·m / 183.7 lb·ft / 183.7 lb·ft @ 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MercuryIssued from1970
ModelComet 4.1Issued until
SerieCometNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercuryCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4800 mm / 189.0 in / 189.0 inTotal (curb) weight1350 kg / 2976 lb / 2976 lb
Width1800 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height1360 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2800 mm / 110.2 in / 110.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity57 l / 12.5 UK gal / 15.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.08 m2 / 22.4 sq ft / 22.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.04 m2 / 11.2 sq ft / 11.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)25.9 kW / 34.7 hp / 34.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore93.5 mm / 3.68 in / 3.68 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke99.3 mm / 3.91 in / 3.91 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement4092 cm3 / 249.7 cu in / 249.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity681.81 cm3/cylinder / 41.607 cu in/cylinder / 41.607 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power73.0 kW / 97.9 hp / 97.9 hp at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque249.0 N·m / 183.7 lb·ft / 183.7 lb·ft at 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)29.2 kW / 39.2 hp / 39.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output17.8 kW/l / 0.392 bhp/cu in / 0.392 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque60.9 N·m/l / 0.53 lb·ft/cu in / 0.53 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 ratio73.6 kW/ton / 55.8 bhp/ton / 55.8 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 circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 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 Mercury Comet 4.1

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