Ford De Luxe V-8 Fordor, 1942 MY 21A 73A

This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front positioned engine driving through the rear wheels. The Ford De Luxe V-8 Fordor is one of the 21A model family from Ford. Power is produced by a side valve, 3.6 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 90 bhp (91 PS/67 kW) at 3800 rpm and 211 N·m (156 lb·ft/21.5 kgm) at 2200 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual transmission.

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Ford De Luxe V-8 Fordor, 1942 MY 21A 73A information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4936 mm
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3622 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
91 PS / 90 bhp / 67 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
211 Nm / 156 ft.lb / 21.5 kgm @ 2200 rpm

Ford 21A models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3622 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3622 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3622 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3622 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3622 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3622 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3622 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3622 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3622 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW

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1942 Ford De Luxe V-8 Fordor data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2896 mm 114 inches
Track/tread (front) 1473 mm 58 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1524 mm 60 inches
Length 4936 mm 194.3 inches
Width 1857 mm 73.1 inches
Height 1731 mm 68.1 inches
Ground clearance 196 mm 7.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 64.4 litres 14.2 UK Gal 17 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 3.6 litre
3622 cc
(221.028 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77.8 × 95.25 mm
3.06 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.82
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 91 PS (90 bhp) (67 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output 24.8 bhp/litre
0.41 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 211 Nm (156 ft·lb) (21.5 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque 58.26 Nm/litre
0.7 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 6.2:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 732.1 kPa (106.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 452.75 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 4 x 16
Wheel size rear 4 x 16
Tyres front 6.00-16 4 ply
Tyres rear 6.00-16 4 ply
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 305 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.78
general
Carfolio.com ID369545
Production total
Model code 73A
Model family 21A
RAC rating 30.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1942 Ford De Luxe V-8 Fordor added 2014-07-06.
Last modified 2014-07-06.