1906 Ford Model K

This automobile has a 4 door roadster body style with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The 7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 40 bhp (40.6 PS/29.8 kW) of power. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 2 speed manual transmission. It weighs a stated 1134 kg at the kerb. Maximum speed claimed is 56 km/h or 35 mph.


Key facts

1906 Ford Model K information summary

What body style?
4 door roadster with 4/5 seats
How heavy?
1134 kg
What size engine?
7 litre, 7033 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
40.6 PS / 40 bhp / 29.8 kW
How much torque?
How quick?
0-60 mph: -1 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: -1 s
How fast?
56 km/h, 35 mph

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1906 Ford Model K data
Body type4/5 seater roadster
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3050 mm 120.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1422 mm 56 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 1134 kg 2500 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 7 litre
7033 cc
(429.18 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 114.3 × 114.3 mm
4.5 × 4.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 40.6 PS (40 bhp) (29.8 kW)
Specific output 5.7 bhp/litre
0.09 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 1172.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) -1 s
Acceleration 0-60mph -1 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h -1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 56 km/h (35 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 35.76 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
26.3 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
35.27 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 38.02 kg/kW
63.5 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.LS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 34 x 4
Tyres rear 34 x 4
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 2 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID11132
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 48.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1906 Ford Model K added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.