Ford Torino Cobra, 1970 MY

The Torino Cobra is a rear wheel drive coupé automobile with a front mounted engine, manufactured by Ford. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 7 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 370 bhp (375 PS/276 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 610 N·m (450 lb·ft/62.2 kgm) at 3400 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. The stated weight at the kerb is 1785 kg.

Pictures

Ford Torino Cobra -
Ford Torino Cobra
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Key facts

Ford Torino Cobra, 1970 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5237 mm
How heavy?
1785 kg
What size engine?
7 litre, 7022 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
375 PS / 370 bhp / 276 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
610 Nm / 450 ft.lb / 62.2 kgm @ 3400 rpm

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1970 Ford Torino Cobra data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2972 mm 117 inches
Track/tread (front) 1537 mm 60.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1524 mm 60 inches
Length 5237 mm 206.2 inches
Width 1951 mm 76.8 inches
Height 1339 mm 52.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1785 kg 3935 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 83.3 litres 18.3 UK Gal 22 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code Cobra Jet
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 375 PS (370 bhp) (276 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output 52.7 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 610 Nm (450 ft·lb) (62.2 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque 86.87 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron bloch & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.3:1
Fuel system 1 Holley carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1091.6 kPa (158.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
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 210.16 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
154.57 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
207.28 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.47 kg/kW
10.81 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
Wheel size rear
Tyres front F60-15
Tyres rear F60-15
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID220957
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 60.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Ford Torino Cobra added 2010-11-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.