1975 Ford Escort 1600 Sport

Ford Escort 1600 Sport is an automobile that has a 2 door sedan/saloon body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. Its 1.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder that develops 84 bhp (85 PS/63 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 125 N·m (92 lb·ft/12.7 kgm) at 3500 rpm. The power is transmitted to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. The Ford Escort 1600 Sport weighs a quoted 900 kg at the kerb.

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1975 Ford Escort 1600 Sport information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4082 mm
How heavy?
900 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
85 PS / 84 bhp / 63 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
125 Nm / 92 ft.lb / 12.7 kgm @ 3500 rpm

Ford Escort models

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1098 cm3 41.6 PS 41 bhp 30.6 kW 915 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1598 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 955 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1595 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 903 kg

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1975 Ford Escort 1600 Sport data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2408 94.8
Track/tread (front) 1303 51.3
Track/tread (rear) 1328 52.3
Length 4082 160.7
Width 1595 62.8
Height 1367 53.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 900 kg 1984
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 40.9 litres 9 UK Gal 10.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code Kent
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1598 cc
(97.516 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 77.6 mm
3.19 × 3.06 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
85 PS (84 bhp) (63 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
52.6 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
125 Nm (92 ft·lb) (12.7 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
78.22 Nm/litre
0.95 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 983 kPa (142.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.5 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 94.63 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
69.6 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
93.33 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.37 kg/kW
24 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
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
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
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.54
general
Carfolio.com ID66341
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1975 Ford Escort 1600 Sport added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.