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Ford Orion

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Ford Orion

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1297 cm3 / 79.1 cu in / 79.1 cu in, 51.0 kW / 68.4 hp / 68.4 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 101.0 N·m / 74.5 lb·ft / 74.5 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1985
ModelOrionIssued until
SerieOrionNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3950 l / 139.49 cu ft / 139.49 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4200 mm / 165.4 in / 165.4 inTotal (curb) weight895 kg / 1973 lb / 1973 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1350 mm / 53.1 in / 53.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2410 mm / 94.9 in / 94.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.89 m2 / 20.4 sq ft / 20.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.76 m2 / 8.2 sq ft / 8.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)18.8 kW / 25.2 hp / 25.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke64.5 mm / 2.54 in / 2.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.24
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1297 cm3 / 79.1 cu in / 79.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity324.21 cm3/cylinder / 19.785 cu in/cylinder / 19.785 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power51.0 kW / 68.4 hp / 68.4 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque101.0 N·m / 74.5 lb·ft / 74.5 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)20.4 kW / 27.4 hp / 27.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.3 kW/l / 0.864 bhp/cu in / 0.864 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque77.9 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront 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 ratio77.1 kW/ton / 58.4 bhp/ton / 58.4 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 alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Orion

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