Mercury Bobcat Villager V6 Automatic, 1975 MY

The Bobcat Villager V6 is a rear wheel drive estate/station wagon automobile with a front mounted engine, sold by Mercury. The 2.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 97 bhp (98 PS/72 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 187 N·m (138 lb·ft/19.1 kgm) at 3200 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1347 kg.

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Mercury Bobcat Villager V6 Automatic, 1975 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4542 mm
How heavy?
1347 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2792 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
98 PS / 97 bhp / 72 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
187 Nm / 138 ft.lb / 19.1 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Mercury Bobcat models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 2301 cm3 84 PS 83 bhp 62 kW 1260 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 2301 cm3 84 PS 83 bhp 62 kW 1280 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 2792 cm3 98 PS 97 bhp 72 kW 1327 kg
1975 Mercury Bobcat Villager V6 Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2408 mm 94.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1397 mm 55 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1417 mm 55.8 inches
Length 4542 mm 178.8 inches
Width 1770 mm 69.7 inches
Height 1321 mm 52 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.89
Kerb weight 1347 kg 2970 lb
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 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 2.8 litre
2792 cc
(170.378 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92.96 × 68.58 mm
3.66 × 2.7 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.36
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
98 PS (97 bhp) (72 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(net)
34.7 bhp/litre
0.57 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
187 Nm (138 ft·lb) (19.1 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
66.98 Nm/litre
0.81 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 Holley-Weber carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 841.7 kPa (122.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 465.33 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 73.01 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
53.7 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
72.01 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.62 kg/kW
31.11 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5 x 13
Wheel size rear 5 x 13
Tyres front B78-13
Tyres rear B78-13
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr
Front brake diameter 236 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.40
general
Carfolio.com ID529573
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1975 Mercury Bobcat Villager V6 Automatic added 2017-09-22.
Last modified 2017-09-22.