Ford Gran Torino Sedan, 1972 MY

The Gran Torino Sedan is an automobile from Ford, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 4 door saloon body style. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 5.8 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 161 bhp (163 PS/120 kW) at 4000 rpm and 374 Nm (276 lbft/38.1 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively. A 3 speed automatic 'box delivers the power to the wheels. Its claimed kerb weight is 1780 kg.

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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?
1780 kg
What size engine?
5.8 litre, 5752 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
163 PS / 161 bhp / 120 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
374 Nm / 276 ft.lb / 38.1 kgm @ 2000 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 1780 kg 3924 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 5.8 litre
5752 cc
(351.009 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.8 mm
4 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
163 PS (161 bhp) (120 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
28 bhp/litre
0.46 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
374 Nm (276 ft·lb) (38.1 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
65.02 Nm/litre
0.79 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.6:1
Fuel system 1 Mo carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 817.1 kPa (118.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 719 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 91.71 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
67.45 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
90.45 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.83 kg/kW
24.77 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 2.75
general
Carfolio.com ID70796
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Ford Gran Torino Sedan added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.