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Mercury Comet 4.9

(1970 model)

Brief specs of 1970 Mercury Comet 4.9

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 4942 cm3 / 301.6 cu in / 301.6 cu in, 102.0 kW / 136.8 hp / 136.8 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 319.0 N·m / 235.3 lb·ft / 235.3 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MercuryIssued from1970
ModelComet 4.9Issued until
SerieCometNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercuryCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
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) weight1390 kg / 3064 lb / 3064 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 clearanceFuel capacity
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 cylinders8
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 8 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.33
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement4942 cm3 / 301.6 cu in / 301.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity617.78 cm3/cylinder / 37.699 cu in/cylinder / 37.699 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power102.0 kW / 136.8 hp / 136.8 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque319.0 N·m / 235.3 lb·ft / 235.3 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)40.8 kW / 54.7 hp / 54.7 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output20.6 kW/l / 0.454 bhp/cu in / 0.454 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque64.5 N·m/l / 0.56 lb·ft/cu in / 0.56 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 ratio100.0 kW/ton / 75.8 bhp/ton / 75.8 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 circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontC78/80-R14Tyres rearC78/80-R14
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercury Comet 4.9

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