Ford Elite, 1975 MY US.CA

Ford Elite is a car that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 7.5 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 217 bhp (220 PS/162 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 495 N·m (365 lb·ft/50.5 kgm) at 2600 rpm. A 3 speed automatic gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels. Stated kerb weight is 2039 kg.

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Ford Elite, 1975 MY US.CA information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5489 mm
How heavy?
2039 kg
What size engine?
7.5 litre, 7544 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
220 PS / 217 bhp / 162 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
495 Nm / 365 ft.lb / 50.5 kgm @ 2600 rpm

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 154 PS 152 bhp 113 kW 1975 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1975 kg

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1975 Ford Elite data
Applicable to the Californian, USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2896 mm 114 inches
Track/tread (front) 1600 mm 63 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1605 mm 63.2 inches
Length 5489 mm 216.1 inches
Width 1994 mm 78.5 inches
Height 1351 mm 53.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.9
Kerb weight 2039 kg 4495 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 100.4 litres 22.1 UK Gal 26.5 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 7.5 litre
7544 cc
(460.363 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 110.8 × 97.8 mm
4.36 × 3.85 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.13
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
220 PS (217 bhp) (162 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(net)
28.8 bhp/litre
0.47 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
495 Nm (365 ft·lb) (50.5 kgm)
at 2600 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
65.62 Nm/litre
0.79 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 824.5 kPa (119.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 943 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 107.9 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
79.36 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
106.42 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.6 kg/kW
21.05 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 5½ x 15
Wheel size rear 5½ x 15
Tyres front HR78-15
Tyres rear HR78-15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter 272 mm
Rear brake diameter 272 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.75
general
Carfolio.com ID426481
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 60.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1975 Ford Elite added 2015-06-13.
Last modified 2015-06-13.