1970 Ford Ranchero GT

This car has a 2 door light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie body style with a front positioned engine driving through the rear wheels. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 7 litres. In this application it musters power and torque figures of 360 bhp (365 PS/268 kW) at 4600 rpm and 651 Nm (480 lbft/66.4 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. This power is supplied to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox. The Ford Ranchero GT weighs a claimed 1563 kg at the kerb.

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1970 Ford Ranchero GT information summary

What body style?
2 door light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie with 2 seats
How long?
5237 mm
How heavy?
1563 kg
What size engine?
7 litre, 7022 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
365 PS / 360 bhp / 268 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
651 Nm / 480 ft.lb / 66.4 kgm @ 2800 rpm

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1970 Ford Ranchero GT data
bodywork
Body type2 seater light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2896 mm 114 inches
Track/tread (front) 1537 mm 60.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1524 mm 60 inches
Length 5237 mm 206.2 inches
Width 1925 mm 75.8 inches
Height 1356 mm 53.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1563 kg 3446 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7 litre
7022 cc
(428.509 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 110.7 × 91.2 mm
4.36 × 3.59 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 365 PS (360 bhp) (268 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output 51.3 bhp/litre
0.84 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 651 Nm (480 ft·lb) (66.4 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque 92.71 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1165 kPa (169 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 877.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 233.53 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
171.75 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
230.33 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.82 kg/kW
9.73 lb/bhp
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 3.500
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.UW.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front E78 x 14
Tyres rear E78 x 14
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.00
general
Carfolio.com ID120505
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 60.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Ford Ranchero GT added 2004-06-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.