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Key facts

1997 Ford Puma information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
3984 mm
How heavy?
1039 kg
What size engine?
1.7 litre, 1679 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
125 PS / 123 bhp / 92 kW @ 6300 rpm
How much torque?
157 Nm / 116 ft.lb / 16 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 8.60 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.20 s
How fast?
198 km/h, 123 mph

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1997 Ford Puma technical specifications

Introduction

The Puma is an automobile from Ford, with front wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door coupé body style.
It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1.7 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 123 bhp (125 PS/92 kW) of power at 6300 rpm, and maximum torque of 157 N·m (116 lb·ft/16 kgm) at 4500 rpm.
This power is transferred to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
With a claimed weight at the kerb of 1039 kg, the Ford Puma manages to cover the 0-100 km/h benchmark in 9.20 seconds and the kilometre from standstill in 30.8 seconds.
Maximum speed claimed is 198 km/h (123 mph).
1997 Ford Puma data
1997 Ford Puma data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2446 96.3
Track/tread (front) 1450 57.1
Track/tread (rear) 1411 55.6
Length 3984 156.9
Width 1676 66
Height 1345 53
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 1039 kg 2291 lb
Weight distribution 63.00 % front
fuel tank capacity 42 litres 9.2 UK Gal 11.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.340
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.7 litre
1679 cc
(102.459 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 83.5 mm
3.15 × 3.29 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
125 PS (123 bhp) (92 kW)
at 6300 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
73.3 bhp/litre
1.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
157 Nm (116 ft·lb) (16 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
93.51 Nm/litre
1.13 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system Ford SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1175.1 kPa (170.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 419.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 6.60 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 8.60 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.20 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 25.60 s
Standing quarter-mile 16.70 s
@ 84.00 mph
Standing kilometre 30.80 s
@ 167.00 km/h
Maximum speed 198 km/h (123 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 120.03 PS/g
88.28 kW/g
118.38 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.33 kg/kW
18.92 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 2.900
Turning circle 10.00 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension SI.TwBeam.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.88
Final drive ratio 3.82
general
Carfolio.com ID38478
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Ford Puma added 1997-07-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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