Key facts

1979 Ford LTD Squire Station Wagon information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5453 mm
How heavy?
1709 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5732 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
140 PS / 138 bhp / 103 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
352 Nm / 260 / 35.9 kgm @ 2200 rpm


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1979 Ford LTD Squire Station Wagon technical specifications


This automobile has a 5 door estate/station wagon type body with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the rear wheels.
The 5.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 138 bhp (140 PS/103 kW) of power at 3200 rpm, and maximum torque of 352 N·m (260 lb·ft/35.9 kgm) at 2200 rpm.
Power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission.
It weighs a stated 1709 kg at the kerb.
1979 Ford LTD Squire Station Wagon data
1979 Ford LTD Squire Station Wagon data
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2903 114.3
Track/tread (front) 1580 62.2
Track/tread (rear) 1575 62
Length 5453 214.7
Width 2009 79.1
Height 1443 56.8
Ground clearance 121 4.8
length:wheelbase ratio 1.88
Kerb weight 1709 kg 3768 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 76 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20.1 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 5.7 litre
5732 cc
(349.788 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.8 mm
4 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
140 PS (138 bhp) (103 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output
24.1 bhp/litre
0.39 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
352 Nm (260 ft·lb) (35.9 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
61.41 Nm/litre
0.74 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.3:1
Fuel system 1 Fo carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 771.7 kPa (111.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 716.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 81.87 PS/g
60.21 kW/g
80.75 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.61 kg/kW
27.74 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball PAS
turns lock-to-lock 4.000
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
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.73
general ID59664
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Ford LTD Squire Station Wagon added 1996-11-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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