Ford Scorpio 2.3, 1997 MY

The Ford Scorpio 2.3 is a saloon with 4 doors and a front mounted powerplant which transmits the power through the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2.3 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 145 bhp (147 PS/108 kW) of power at 5700 rpm, and maximum torque of 202 N·m (149 lb·ft/20.6 kgm) at 4500 rpm. This power is delivered to the wheels through a 4 speed automatic gearbox. Maximum speed claimed is 192 km/h or 119 mph.

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Key facts

Ford Scorpio 2.3, 1997 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4825 mm
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2295 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
147 PS / 145 bhp / 108 kW @ 5700 rpm
How much torque?
202 Nm / 149 ft.lb / 20.6 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 11.2 s
How fast?
192 km/h, 119 mph

Ford Scorpio models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1998 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1418 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1998 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1490 kg
Ford Scorpio  -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2935 cm3 207 PS 204 bhp 152 kW 1594 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2500 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1515 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2935 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1998 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1469 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1998 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1476 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2295 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1493 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2500 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1550 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2935 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1571 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2935 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW

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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1834 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1260 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1834 cm3 135 PS 133 bhp 99 kW 1260 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FA 4A 2497 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1530 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1997 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW 1280 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1997 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW 1260 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2498 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1290 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1834 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1240 kg
1997 Ford Scorpio 2.3 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2770 mm 109.1 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4825 mm 190 inches
Width 1875 mm 73.8 inches
Height 1388 mm 54.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code Y5A
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.3 litre
2295 cc
(140.049 cu in)
Bore × Stroke
Bore/stroke ratio
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 147 PS (145 bhp) (108 kW)
at 5700 rpm
Specific output 63.2 bhp/litre
1.04 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 202 Nm (149 ft·lb) (20.6 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque 88.02 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1106.1 kPa (160.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 573.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 8.3 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 11.2 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 34.30 s
Standing quarter-mile 18.4 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 192 km/h (119 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension I.STA.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID11198
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Ford Scorpio 2.3 added 1997-05-26.
Last modified 2016-11-19.