1979 Ford LTD Sedan

The Ford LTD Sedan is a rear wheel drive road car, with its engine located in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. Its 4.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that produces 129 bhp (131 PS/96 kW) of power at 3600 rpm, and maximum torque of 302 N·m (223 lb·ft/30.8 kgm) at 2600 rpm. The power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1560 kg.

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1979 Ford LTD Sedan information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5310 mm
How heavy?
1560 kg
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
131 PS / 129 bhp / 96 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
302 Nm / 223 ft.lb / 30.8 kgm @ 2600 rpm

Ford LTD models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1560 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5732 cm3 144 PS 142 bhp 106 kW 1587 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5732 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1587 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5732 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1709 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4942 cm3 131 PS 129 bhp 96 kW 1682 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5732 cm3 144 PS 142 bhp 106 kW 1709 kg

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 135 PS 133 bhp 99 kW 1670 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1557 kg
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1979 Ford LTD Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2903 mm 114.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1580 mm 62.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 5310 mm 209.1 inches
Width 1969 mm 77.5 inches
Height 1384 mm 54.5 inches
Ground clearance 124 mm 4.9 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight 1560 kg 3439 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 4.9 litre
4942 cc
(301.579 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 76.2 mm
4 × 3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.33
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
131 PS (129 bhp) (96 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
26.1 bhp/litre
0.43 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
302 Nm (223 ft·lb) (30.8 kgm)
at 2600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
61.11 Nm/litre
0.74 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system 1 Fo carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 767.9 kPa (111.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 617.75 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 83.84 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
61.66 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
82.69 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.22 kg/kW
27.09 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 3.300
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.RA.TorqueA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2488 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.26
general
Carfolio.com ID59609
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Ford LTD Sedan added 1996-11-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.