Key facts

Ford Falcon, 1960 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4597 mm
How heavy?
1119 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2365 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
91 PS / 90 bhp / 67 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
187 Nm / 138 / 19.1 kgm @ 2000 rpm


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1960 Ford Falcon technical specifications


This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front located engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 2.4 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 90 bhp (91 PS/67 kW) at 4200 rpm and 187 N·m (138 lb·ft/19.1 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively.
A 3 speed manual 'box transmits the power to the wheels.
It weighs a claimed 1119 kg at the kerb.
1960 Ford Falcon data
Ford Falcon, 1960 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2781 109.5
Track/tread (front) 1397 55
Track/tread (rear) 1384 54.5
Length 4597 181
Width 1778 70
Height 1384 54.5
Ground clearance 159 6.3
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1119 kg 2467 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 52.3 litres 11.5 UK Gal 13.8 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.4 litre
2365 cc
(144.321 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 63.5 mm
3.5 × 2.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.4
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
91 PS (90 bhp) (67 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
38.1 bhp/litre
0.62 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
187 Nm (138 ft·lb) (19.1 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
79.07 Nm/litre
0.96 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.7:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 993.6 kPa (144.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 394.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 81.55 PS/g
59.98 kW/g
80.43 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.67 kg/kW
27.85 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr Hydraulic
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.10
general ID70928
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1960 Ford Falcon added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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