Key facts

1932 Ford V8 30 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4470 mm
How heavy?
1170 kg
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3622 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
66 PS / 65 bhp / 48 kW @ 3400 rpm
How much torque?
How fast?
122 km/h, 76 mph


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1932 Ford V8 30 technical specifications


The V8 30 is an automobile from Ford, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a saloon (sedan) body style.
It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 3.6 litre capacity. This unit features side valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 65 bhp (66 PS/48 kW) of power at 3400 rpm.
Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1170 kg.
Top quoted speed is 122 km/h (76 mph).
1932 Ford V8 30 data
1932 Ford V8 30 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2692 106
Track/tread (front) 1422 56
Track/tread (rear) 1422 56
Length 4470 176
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1170 kg 2579 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 3.6 litre
3622 cc
(221.028 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77.79 × 95.25 mm
3.06 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.82
side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 66 PS (65 bhp) (48 kW)
at 3400 rpm
Specific output 17.9 bhp/litre
0.29 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 6.3:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 452.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 122 km/h (76 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 56.33 PS/g
41.43 kW/g
55.56 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 24.14 kg/kW
40.32 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.11
general ID65274
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 30.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1932 Ford V8 30 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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