1983 Ford Capri Tickford Turbo

The Ford Capri Tickford Turbo is a 2 door coupé-bodied car designed by Ghia with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Powering the Ford Capri Tickford Turbo is an overhead valve, 2.8 litre turbocharged 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 205 bhp (208 PS/153 kW) at 5000 rpm and 353 N·m (260 lb·ft/36 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively. Power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox. The Ford Capri Tickford Turbo weighs a claimed 1245 kg at the kerb. It is said to be able to manage a maxiumum speed of 225 km/h or 140 mph.

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1983 Ford Capri Tickford Turbo information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4390 mm
How heavy?
1245 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2792 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
208 PS / 205 bhp / 153 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
353 Nm / 260 ft.lb / 36 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6 s
How fast?
225 km/h, 140 mph

Ford Capri models

3 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1993 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 1030 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2792 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1230 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 1593 cm3 74 PS 73 bhp 54 kW 1010 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2994 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1170 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2294 cm3 116 PS 114 bhp 85 kW 1110 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 1593 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1023 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2994 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1116 kg
Ford Capri RS 3100 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 3091 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1050 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2994 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1103 kg

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1983 Ford Capri Tickford Turbo data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerGhia
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2563 mm 100.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1354 mm 53.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1384 mm 54.5 inches
Length 4390 mm 172.8 inches
Width 1699 mm 66.9 inches
Height 1346 mm 53 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1245 kg 2745 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.37
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 2.8 litre
2792 cc
(170.378 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 68.5 mm
3.66 × 2.7 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.36
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 208 PS (205 bhp) (153 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 73.4 bhp/litre
1.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 353 Nm (260 ft·lb) (36 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 126.43 Nm/litre
1.53 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system Bo K-Jet fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1588.8 kPa (230.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 465.33 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 IHI RHB3 turbocharger
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 225 km/h (140 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 166.95 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
122.79 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
164.66 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.14 kg/kW
13.6 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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 13
Wheel size rear 7 x 13
Tyres front 205/60 VR 13
Tyres rear 205/60 VR 13
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.09
general
Carfolio.com ID2134
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1983 Ford Capri Tickford Turbo added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.