Car quick pick



My car fleet

No cars selected
Ford logo

Ford Thunderbird

(1974 model)

Brief specs of 1974 Ford Thunderbird

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 7539 cm3 / 460.1 cu in / 460.1 cu in, 155.1 kW / 208.0 hp / 208.0 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 458.0 N·m / 337.8 lb·ft / 337.8 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1974
ModelThunderbirdIssued until
SerieThunderbirdNumber 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 seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5709 mm / 224.8 in / 224.8 inTotal (curb) weight2300 kg / 5071 lb / 5071 lb
Width2026 mm / 79.8 in / 79.8 inDry weight
Height1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3061 mm / 120.5 in / 120.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance133 mm / 5.2 in / 5.2 inFuel capacity118 l / 26.0 UK gal / 31.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.87  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.32 m2 / 25.0 sq ft / 25.0 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 Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore110.7 mm / 4.36 in / 4.36 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke97.8 mm / 3.85 in / 3.85 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.13
Fuel supply1 Mo carbEngine displacement7539 cm3 / 460.1 cu in / 460.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity942.38 cm3/cylinder / 57.508 cu in/cylinder / 57.508 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power155.1 kW / 208.0 hp / 208.0 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque458.0 N·m / 337.8 lb·ft / 337.8 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)62.0 kW / 83.2 hp / 83.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output20.6 kW/l / 0.452 bhp/cu in / 0.452 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque60.8 N·m/l / 0.53 lb·ft/cu in / 0.53 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.75

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio90.4 kW/ton / 68.5 bhp/ton / 68.5 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 frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Thunderbird

Infobox

Tips and tricks for lowering car insurance costs in Great Britain

If you’re trying to finesse the lowest price of car insurance in Great Britain, there are a few things to watch out for. Car insurance marketing is clever. Its aim is to make you feel you’re getting the best deal but to maximise the insurer’s profit at the same time.

Get a ‘new’ quote from your existing insurer

Often applying to your existing insurer as a new customer produces a cheaper price than its renewal quote. Insurers put out more competitive prices to attract new customers so simply start again and you could be better off.

(...)

Read more...

 
TOPlist