1970 Ford LTD Convertible Automatic, 1971 MY

This car has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet type body with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 5.8 litres. For this model it musters power and torque figures of 240 bhp (243 PS/179 kW) at 4600 rpm and 475 Nm (350 lbft/48.4 kgm) at 2600 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

1970 Ford LTD Convertible Automatic, 1971 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5491 mm
What size engine?
5.8 litre, 5766 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
243 PS / 240 bhp / 179 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
475 Nm / 350 ft.lb / 48.4 kgm @ 2600 rpm

Ford LTD models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 151 PS 149 bhp 111 kW 1898 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1929 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 1911 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 151 PS 149 bhp 111 kW 1916 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1911 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 1916 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 1898 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 151 PS 149 bhp 111 kW 1934 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 151 PS 149 bhp 111 kW 1952 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1947 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 1934 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1965 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 1952 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6555 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 2077 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1900 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 155 PS 153 bhp 114 kW 1900 kg
Ford LTD Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1952 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
Ford LTD Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6590 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1761 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7026 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1777 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7026 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5737 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5737 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5737 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5737 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5737 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5795 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5795 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5795 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5795 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
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1970 Ford LTD Convertible Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3073 mm 121 inches
Track/tread (front) 1608 mm 63.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1633 mm 64.3 inches
Length 5491 mm 216.2 inches
Width 2012 mm 79.2 inches
Height 1369 mm 53.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 85.2 litres 18.7 UK Gal 22.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code 351W-V8
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.8 litre
5766 cc
(351.863 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.9 mm
4 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
243 PS (240 bhp) (179 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
41.6 bhp/litre
0.68 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
475 Nm (350 ft·lb) (48.4 kgm)
at 2600 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
82.38 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Autolite carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1035.2 kPa (150.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 720.75 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
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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front G78-15
Tyres rear G78-15
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.75
general
Carfolio.com ID275473
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Ford LTD Convertible Automatic added 2012-06-13.
Last modified 2013-02-28.