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Mercury Montclair

(1956 model)

Brief specs of 1956 Mercury Montclair

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5114 cm3 / 312.1 cu in / 312.1 cu in, 192.4 kW / 258.0 hp / 258.0 hp @ 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 177 km/h / 110 mph / 110 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MercuryIssued from1956
ModelMontclairIssued until
SerieMontclairNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercuryCountryUS

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length5360 mm / 211.0 in / 211.0 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1956 mm / 77.0 in / 77.0 inDry weight
Height1435 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3100 mm / 122.0 in / 122.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1511 mm / 59.5 in / 59.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.39 m2 / 25.7 sq ft / 25.7 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 (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore96.5 mm / 3.80 in / 3.80 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke87.4 mm / 3.44 in / 3.44 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.1
Fuel supplyEngine displacement5114 cm3 / 312.1 cu in / 312.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity639.25 cm3/cylinder / 39.009 cu in/cylinder / 39.009 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.7 : 1
SumpMax. output power192.4 kW / 258.0 hp / 258.0 hp at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)77.0 kW / 103.2 hp / 103.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.6 kW/l / 0.827 bhp/cu in / 0.827 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed177 km/h / 110 mph / 110 mph
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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercury Montclair

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