1979 Ford LTD II S Hardtop

This automobile has a 2 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.9 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 133 bhp (135 PS/99 kW) of power at 3400 rpm, and maximum torque of 332 N·m (245 lb·ft/33.9 kgm) at 1600 rpm. This power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox. The claimed kerb weight is 1686 kg.

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1979 Ford LTD II S Hardtop information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5517 mm
How heavy?
1686 kg
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
135 PS / 133 bhp / 99 kW @ 3400 rpm
How much torque?
332 Nm / 245 ft.lb / 33.9 kgm @ 1600 rpm

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1979 Ford LTD II S Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2893 mm 113.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1615 mm 63.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1613 mm 63.5 inches
Length 5517 mm 217.2 inches
Width 1996 mm 78.6 inches
Height 1336 mm 52.6 inches
Ground clearance 121 mm 4.8 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.91
Kerb weight 1686 kg 3717 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 80 litres 17.6 UK Gal 21.1 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)
135 PS (133 bhp) (99 kW)
at 3400 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
26.9 bhp/litre
0.44 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
332 Nm (245 ft·lb) (33.9 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
67.18 Nm/litre
0.81 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system 1 Fo carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 844.2 kPa (122.4 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 79.98 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
58.82 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
78.88 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17 kg/kW
28.4 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 4.100
Turning circle 12.90 m
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 2374 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.75
general
Carfolio.com ID65494
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Ford LTD II S Hardtop added 1996-11-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.