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Tornado Typhoon

(1958 model)

Brief specs of 1958 Tornado Typhoon

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, side valves (flathead, L-block, L-head), 1172 cm3 / 71.5 cu in / 71.5 cu in, 26.8 kW / 35.9 hp / 35.9 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, 73.0 N·m / 53.8 lb·ft / 53.8 lb·ft @ 2150 rpm / 2150 rpm / 2150 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TornadoIssued from1958
ModelTyphoonIssued until
SerieTyphoonNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTornadoCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3734 mm / 147.0 in / 147.0 inTotal (curb) weight498 kg / 1098 lb / 1098 lb
Width1581 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2184 mm / 86.0 in / 86.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1295 mm / 51.0 in / 51.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1295 mm / 51.0 in / 51.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore63.5 mm / 2.50 in / 2.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.5 mm / 3.64 in / 3.64 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.69
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement1172 cm3 / 71.5 cu in / 71.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity293.00 cm3/cylinder / 17.880 cu in/cylinder / 17.880 cu in/cylinder
Cam Designside valves (flathead, L-block, L-head)Compression ratio7.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power26.8 kW / 35.9 hp / 35.9 hp at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque73.0 N·m / 53.8 lb·ft / 53.8 lb·ft at 2150 rpm / 2150 rpm / 2150 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)10.7 kW / 14.4 hp / 14.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output22.9 kW/l / 0.503 bhp/cu in / 0.503 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque62.3 N·m/l / 0.54 lb·ft/cu in / 0.54 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 ratio72.3 kW/ton / 54.8 bhp/ton / 54.8 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 frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Tornado Typhoon

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