Ford V-8 Coupé, 1932 MY 18

The Ford V-8 Coupé is a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with the engine positioned in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. The V-8 Coupé forms part of Ford's 18 range of cars. The 3.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 8 cylinder that develops 65 bhp (66 PS/48 kW) of power. A 3 speed manual gearbox transfers the power to the wheels.

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Ford V-8 Coupé, 1932 MY 18 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3622 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
66 PS / 65 bhp / 48 kW
How much torque?
Unknown

Ford 18 models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3622 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3622 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3622 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3622 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW
4 door tourer FR 3M 3622 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3622 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3622 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3622 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW
4 door tourer FR 3M 3622 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3622 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3622 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3622 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3622 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3516 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW
1932 Ford V-8 Coupé data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2692 mm 106 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1422 mm 56 inches
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14 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 66 PS (65 bhp) (48 kW)
Specific output 17.9 bhp/litre
0.29 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
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
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 18 x 5.25
Tyres rear 18 x 5.25
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID450648
Production total
Model code
Model family 18
RAC rating 30.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1932 Ford V-8 Coupé added 2016-01-01.
Last modified 2016-01-01.