Ford Elite, 1975 MY

The Ford Elite is a 2 door coupé style automobile with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.8 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 148 bhp (150 PS/110 kW) of power at 3800 rpm, and maximum torque of 329.5 N·m (243 lb·ft/33.6 kgm) at 2400 rpm. This power is transferred to the wheels through a 3 speed automatic transmission. The Ford Elite weighs a quoted 1975 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

Ford Elite, 1975 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5489 mm
How heavy?
1975 kg
What size engine?
5.8 litre, 5766 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
150 PS / 148 bhp / 110 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
329.5 Nm / 243 ft.lb / 33.6 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Ford Elite models

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6590 cm3 146 PS 144 bhp 107 kW 2002 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 156 PS 154 bhp 115 kW 1975 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 154 PS 152 bhp 113 kW 1975 kg

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1975 Ford Elite data
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 1975 kg 4354 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 351-Modified
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
(net)
150 PS (148 bhp) (110 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output
(net)
25.7 bhp/litre
0.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
329.5 Nm (243 ft·lb) (33.6 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
57.15 Nm/litre
0.69 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 718.1 kPa (104.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 720.75 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 75.98 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
55.88 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
74.94 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.9 kg/kW
29.89 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 3.00
general
Carfolio.com ID427042
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1975 Ford Elite added 2015-06-13.
Last modified 2015-06-13.