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Ford Falcon G6

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Ford Falcon G6

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3984 cm3 / 243.1 cu in / 243.1 cu in, 391.0 N·m / 288.4 lb·ft / 288.4 lb·ft @ 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from2008
ModelFalcon G6Issued until
SerieFalconNumber made
Model familyFGBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4967 mm / 195.6 in / 195.6 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1868 mm / 73.5 in / 73.5 inDry weight
Height1433 mm / 56.4 in / 56.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2838 mm / 111.7 in / 111.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1583 mm / 62.3 in / 62.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1598 mm / 62.9 in / 62.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.28 m2 / 24.5 sq ft / 24.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore92.2 mm / 3.63 in / 3.63 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke99.3 mm / 3.91 in / 3.91 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplySMPFIEngine displacement3984 cm3 / 243.1 cu in / 243.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity664.00 cm3/cylinder / 40.520 cu in/cylinder / 40.520 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque391.0 N·m / 288.4 lb·ft / 288.4 lb·ft at 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantwaterSpecific output
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque98.1 N·m/l / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.73

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front8 x 17Wheels rear8 x 17
Tyres front235/50 R 17Tyres rear235/50 R 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Falcon G6

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