Ford Gran Torino Squire, 1972 MY

The Ford Gran Torino Squire is a rear wheel drive road car, with the powerplant placed in the front, and a 5 door estate/station wagon bodyshell. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 6.6 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 168 bhp (170 PS/125 kW) of power at 4200 rpm, and maximum torque of 403 N·m (297 lb·ft/41.1 kgm) at 2200 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission. The stated weight at the kerb is 2014 kg.

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Key facts

Ford Gran Torino Squire, 1972 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5464 mm
How heavy?
2014 kg
What size engine?
6.6 litre, 6555 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
170 PS / 168 bhp / 125 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
403 Nm / 297 ft.lb / 41.1 kgm @ 2200 rpm

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6590 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6590 cm3 146 PS 144 bhp 107 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 156 PS 154 bhp 115 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 154 PS 152 bhp 113 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7544 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7544 cm3 219 PS 216 bhp 161 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6590 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6590 cm3 146 PS 144 bhp 107 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5766 cm3 156 PS 154 bhp 115 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5766 cm3 154 PS 152 bhp 113 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5766 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7544 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7544 cm3 219 PS 216 bhp 161 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6590 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6590 cm3 146 PS 144 bhp 107 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5766 cm3 156 PS 154 bhp 115 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5766 cm3 154 PS 152 bhp 113 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5766 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4095 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1681 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1721 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 7030 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1875 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1837 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5752 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 1780 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5752 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 1967 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4942 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1908 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 7030 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 2062 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6555 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 2015 kg

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1972 Ford Gran Torino Squire data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2997 mm 118 inches
Track/tread (front) 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1613 mm 63.5 inches
Length 5464 mm 215.1 inches
Width 2007 mm 79 inches
Height 1397 mm 55 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.82
Kerb weight 2014 kg 4440 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 6.6 litre
6555 cc
(400.011 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 101.6 mm
4 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
170 PS (168 bhp) (125 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
25.6 bhp/litre
0.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
403 Nm (297 ft·lb) (41.1 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
61.48 Nm/litre
0.74 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system 1 Mo carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 772.6 kPa (112.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 819.38 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
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 84.58 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
62.2 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
83.42 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.08 kg/kW
26.85 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.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.00
general
Carfolio.com ID70499
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Ford Gran Torino Squire added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.