Ford Maverick, 1972 MY

The Maverick is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) road car with a front mounted engine, from Ford. The 2.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 82 bhp (83 PS/61 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 175 N·m (129 lb·ft/17.8 kgm) at 1800 rpm. The engine powers the wheels via a 3 speed manual transmission. The stated weight at the kerb is 1203 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 141 km/h (88 mph).

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Ford Maverick, 1972 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4557 mm
How heavy?
1203 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2782 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
83 PS / 82 bhp / 61 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
175 Nm / 129 ft.lb / 17.8 kgm @ 1800 rpm
How fast?
141 km/h, 88 mph

Ford Maverick models

2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3275 cm3 92 PS 91 bhp 68 kW 1203 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW 1291 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4091 cm3 99 PS 98 bhp 73 kW 1291 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3275 cm3 92 PS 91 bhp 68 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1305 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3275 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1150 kg

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1972 Ford Maverick data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2616 mm 103 inches
Track/tread (front) 1435 mm 56.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1435 mm 56.5 inches
Length 4557 mm 179.4 inches
Width 1793 mm 70.6 inches
Height 1346 mm 53 inches
Ground clearance 132 mm 5.2 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1203 kg 2652 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 57 litres 12.5 UK Gal 15.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.8 litre
2782 cc
(169.768 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 74.7 mm
3.5 × 2.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.19
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
83 PS (82 bhp) (61 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
29.5 bhp/litre
0.48 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
175 Nm (129 ft·lb) (17.8 kgm)
at 1800 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
62.9 Nm/litre
0.76 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.3:1
Fuel system 1 Carter 9510 D2DF-AA carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 790.5 kPa (114.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 463.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
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 141 km/h (88 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 69.11 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
50.83 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
68.16 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 19.67 kg/kW
32.86 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 5.400
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.TrailLi.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 4½ x 14
Wheel size rear 4½ x 14
Tyres front 6.45 x 14
Tyres rear 6.45 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.79
general
Carfolio.com ID158928
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Ford Maverick added 2007-05-22.
Last modified 2013-02-28.