1976 Ford Cortina 2000 GL

The Cortina 2000 GL is a rear wheel drive sedan/saloon passenger car with a front positioned engine, from Ford. The 2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that has an output of 101 bhp (102 PS/75 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 153 N·m (113 lb·ft/15.6 kgm) at 4000 rpm. Power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a quoted 1060 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

1976 Ford Cortina 2000 GL information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4380 mm
How heavy?
1060 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1993 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
102 PS / 101 bhp / 75 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
153 Nm / 113 ft.lb / 15.6 kgm @ 4000 rpm

Ford Cortina models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 2294 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 2294 cm3 108 PS 107 bhp 80 kW 1128 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1297 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 1000 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1593 cm3 74 PS 73 bhp 54 kW 1035 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1593 cm3 74 PS 73 bhp 54 kW 1114 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1593 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1035 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1593 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1114 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1593 cm3 74 PS 73 bhp 54 kW 1035 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1593 cm3 74 PS 73 bhp 54 kW 1114 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1593 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1035 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1593 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1114 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1993 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 1130 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 1298 cm3 58 PS 57 bhp 43 kW 945 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 1599 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW 960 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 1593 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 990 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 1993 cm3 99 PS 98 bhp 73 kW 1000 kg

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1976 Ford Cortina 2000 GL data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2580 101.6
Track/tread (front) 1445 56.9
Track/tread (rear) 1420 55.9
Length 4380 172.4
Width 1700 66.9
Height 1361 53.6
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1060 kg 2337
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 54.1 litres 11.9 UK Gal 14.3 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1993 cc
(121.62 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.8 × 77 mm
3.57 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
102 PS (101 bhp) (75 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
50.7 bhp/litre
0.83 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
153 Nm (113 ft·lb) (15.6 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
76.77 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 964.7 kPa (139.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.25 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 96.61 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
71.05 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
95.28 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.07 kg/kW
23.51 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.
Rear suspension LA.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
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.45
general
Carfolio.com ID70708
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1976 Ford Cortina 2000 GL added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.