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Mercury
Comet
(1972)




Basic (general) data

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Marque (make)Image of Mercury Comet
Mercury
SerieComet
Model family
ModelComet
Model code
Issued from1972
Issued until
Country of originUS
Number made
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)
Bodywork designer
Number of doors4
Number of seats5
Cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Max. cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Passenger space (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]2791 / 109.9 / 109.9
Track front [mm / in / in]1435 / 56.5 / 56.5
Track rear [mm / in / in]1435 / 56.5 / 56.5
Length [mm / in / in]4790 / 188.6 / 188.6
Width [mm / in / in]1793 / 70.6 / 70.6
Height [mm / in / in]1349 / 53.1 / 53.1
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]127 / 5.0 / 5.0
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]1252 / 2760 / 2760
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]57 / 12.5 / 15.1

Aerodynamics

 
Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)
Frontal area (A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]2.06 / 22.1 / 22.1 (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]
Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph) [kW / hp / hp]

Engine

 
Engine Code
Engine ManufacturerFord
Engine Typestraight (inline)
Engine Type Details
Sump
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel details
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)
Total number of cylinders6
Total number of valves12
Valves per cylinder2
Engine Main bearings7
Engine construction
Bore [mm / in / in]93.5 / 3.68 / 3.68
Stroke [mm / in / in]79.5 / 3.13 / 3.13
Bore/Stroke ratio1.18
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]3277 / 200.0 / 200.0
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]546.17 / 33.329 / 33.329
Compression ratio8.3
Fuel supply1 Ca carb
Aspirationnatural
Compressor typeN/A
Intercoolerno
Catalytic converter
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]67.9 / 91.1 / 91.1
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]4000 / 4000 / 4000
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]209.0 / 154.2 / 154.2
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]2200 / 2200 / 2200
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]
Coolantwater
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]27.2 / 36.4 / 36.4 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]20.7 / 0.455 / 0.455
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]63.8 / 0.56 / 0.56

Transmission

 
Transmission typemanual
Number of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio1
Final gear (drive) ratio3

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]72.7 / 55.1 / 55.1
Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 km/h [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile time [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Standing kilometer time [s / s / s]
Standing kilometer speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Top (maximal) speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Fuel consumption, City (urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Mixed (combined) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Euro [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
CO2 emissions [g/km / g/mi / g/mi]
Range [km / mi / mi]

Chassis

 
Engine locationfront
Engine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ball
Steering details
Turns lock-to-lock5.4
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm),Tr Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels front
Wheels rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes frontdrum
Brakes reardrum
Brakes details
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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