Ford Granada 2300L, 1981 MY

Ford Granada 2300L is an automobile that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.3 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 114 bhp (116 PS/85 kW) of power at 5300 rpm, and maximum torque of 175 N·m (129 lb·ft/17.8 kgm) at 3000 rpm. The power is delivered to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a stated 1295 kg at the kerb.

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Ford Granada 2300L, 1981 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4653 mm
How heavy?
1295 kg
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2294 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
116 PS / 114 bhp / 85 kW @ 5300 rpm
How much torque?
175 Nm / 129 ft.lb / 17.8 kgm @ 3000 rpm

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1981 Ford Granada 2300L data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2770 mm 109.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1516 mm 59.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1537 mm 60.5 inches
Length 4653 mm 183.2 inches
Width 1793 mm 70.6 inches
Height 1379 mm 54.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1295 kg 2855 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 65 litres 14.3 UK Gal 17.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 2.3 litre
2294 cc
(139.988 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90 × 60.1 mm
3.54 × 2.37 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.5
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
116 PS (114 bhp) (85 kW)
at 5300 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
49.7 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
175 Nm (129 ft·lb) (17.8 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
76.29 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.75:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 958.6 kPa (139 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 382.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 89.25 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
65.64 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
88.03 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.23 kg/kW
25.45 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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.64
general
Carfolio.com ID65758
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 30.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1981 Ford Granada 2300L added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.