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Ford Maverick Coupé GT

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Ford Maverick Coupé GT

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4942 cm3 / 301.6 cu in / 301.6 cu in, 144.7 kW / 194.0 hp / 194.0 hp @ 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm, 387.0 N·m / 285.4 lb·ft / 285.4 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 183 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1979
ModelMaverick Coupé GTIssued until
SerieMaverickNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4590 mm / 180.7 in / 180.7 inTotal (curb) weight1340 kg / 2954 lb / 2954 lb
Width1790 mm / 70.5 in / 70.5 inDry weight
Height1370 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2620 mm / 103.1 in / 103.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inWeight distribution (front)53.3 % / 53.3 % / 53.3 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

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

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (90.0° vee)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
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 supply1 Mo D20F-KB carbEngine displacement4942 cm3 / 301.6 cu in / 301.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity617.75 cm3/cylinder / 37.697 cu in/cylinder / 37.697 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power144.7 kW / 194.0 hp / 194.0 hp at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque387.0 N·m / 285.4 lb·ft / 285.4 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)57.9 kW / 77.6 hp / 77.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output29.3 kW/l / 0.643 bhp/cu in / 0.643 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque78.3 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.07

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed183 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio144.8 kW/ton / 109.7 bhp/ton / 109.7 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
Steeringrecirculating ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock5.8Turning circle10.7 m / 35.1 ft / 35.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontD70 S x 14Tyres rearD70 S x 14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Maverick Coupé GT

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