Ford Gran Torino Sedan, 1972 MY

The Ford Gran Torino Sedan is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers its power to the rear wheels. Powering the Ford Gran Torino Sedan is an overhead valve, 4.9 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) at 4000 rpm and 312 N·m (230 lb·ft/31.8 kgm) at 2200 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox. The Ford Gran Torino Sedan weighs a quoted 1721 kg at the kerb.

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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?
1721 kg
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
312 Nm / 230 ft.lb / 31.8 kgm @ 2200 rpm

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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
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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 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
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 7030 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1875 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4095 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1681 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6555 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 2014 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4942 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1908 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 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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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
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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 1721 kg 3794 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 4.9 litre
4942 cc
(301.579 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 76.2 mm
4 × 3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.33
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
142 PS (140 bhp) (104 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
28.3 bhp/litre
0.46 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
312 Nm (230 ft·lb) (31.8 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
63.13 Nm/litre
0.76 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Mo carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 793.3 kPa (115.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 617.75 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 82.48 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
60.66 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
81.35 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.48 kg/kW
27.54 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 3.00
general
Carfolio.com ID70807
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.