Ford Gran Torino Sedan, 1972 MY

This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 7 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 205 bhp (208 PS/153 kW) at 4400 rpm and 436 Nm (322 lbft/44.5 kgm) at 2600 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1875 kg.

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Key facts

Ford Gran Torino Sedan, 1972 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5367 mm
How heavy?
1875 kg
What size engine?
7 litre, 7030 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
208 PS / 205 bhp / 153 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
436 Nm / 322 ft.lb / 44.5 kgm @ 2600 rpm

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1972 Ford Gran Torino Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2997 mm 118 inches
Track/tread (front) 1595 mm 62.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1598 mm 62.9 inches
Length 5367 mm 211.3 inches
Width 2014 mm 79.3 inches
Height 1336 mm 52.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1875 kg 4134 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 87 litres 19.1 UK Gal 23 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 7 litre
7030 cc
(428.997 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 110.7 × 91.2 mm
4.36 × 3.59 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
208 PS (205 bhp) (153 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
29.2 bhp/litre
0.48 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
436 Nm (322 ft·lb) (44.5 kgm)
at 2600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
62.02 Nm/litre
0.75 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Mo carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 779.4 kPa (113 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 878.75 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 110.85 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
81.53 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
109.33 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.27 kg/kW
20.49 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 manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.75
general
Carfolio.com ID70543
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 60.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Ford Gran Torino Sedan added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.