1979 Ford LTD Squire Station Wagon

The Ford LTD Squire Station Wagon is a 5 door estate/station wagon-bodied car with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The Ford LTD Squire Station Wagon's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.7 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it has an output of 142 bhp (144 PS/106 kW) of power at 3200 rpm, and maximum torque of 386 N·m (285 lb·ft/39.4 kgm) at 1400 rpm. This power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox. The Ford LTD Squire Station Wagon weighs a quoted 1709 kg at the kerb.

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1979 Ford LTD Squire Station Wagon information summary

What body style?
5 door 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?
144 PS / 142 bhp / 106 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
386 Nm / 285 ft.lb / 39.4 kgm @ 1400 rpm

Ford LTD models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 131 PS 129 bhp 96 kW 1560 kg
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

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1979 Ford LTD Squire Station Wagon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
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 5453 mm 214.7 inches
Width 2009 mm 79.1 inches
Height 1443 mm 56.8 inches
Ground clearance 121 mm 4.8 inches
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
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
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
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
144 PS (142 bhp) (106 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
24.8 bhp/litre
0.41 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
386 Nm (285 ft·lb) (39.4 kgm)
at 1400 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
67.34 Nm/litre
0.81 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.3:1
Fuel system 1 Fo carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 846.2 kPa (122.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 716.5 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 84.24 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
61.96 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
83.09 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.14 kg/kW
26.96 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 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
Braked area 2481 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.73
general
Carfolio.com ID59675
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.