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Mercury Cougar 6.6 XR7

(1973 model)

Brief specs of 1973 Mercury Cougar 6.6 XR7

petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 6589 cm3 / 402.1 cu in / 402.1 cu in, 125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, 375.0 N·m / 276.6 lb·ft / 276.6 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MercuryIssued from1973
ModelCougar 6.6 XR7Issued until
SerieCougarNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercuryCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5480 mm / 215.7 in / 215.7 inTotal (curb) weight2055 kg / 4530 lb / 4530 lb
Width2010 mm / 79.1 in / 79.1 inDry weight
Height1340 mm / 52.8 in / 52.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2910 mm / 114.6 in / 114.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.88  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.29 m2 / 24.6 sq ft / 24.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.14 m2 / 12.3 sq ft / 12.3 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)28.4 kW / 38.1 hp / 38.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 8 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement6589 cm3 / 402.1 cu in / 402.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque375.0 N·m / 276.6 lb·ft / 276.6 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)50.0 kW / 67.1 hp / 67.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output19.0 kW/l / 0.417 bhp/cu in / 0.417 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque56.9 N·m/l / 0.50 lb·ft/cu in / 0.50 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 ratio82.7 kW/ton / 62.7 bhp/ton / 62.7 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 frontHR7/808-R14Tyres rearHR7/808-R14
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercury Cougar 6.6 XR7

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