Ford Pinto Station Wagon, 1979 MY

Ford Pinto Station Wagon is a car that has a 5 door estate/station wagon body style with a front mounted engine delivering power to the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.3 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 88 bhp (89 PS/66 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 160 N·m (118 lb·ft/16.3 kgm) at 2800 rpm. The engine drives the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. Claimed kerb weight is 1148 kg.

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Ford Pinto Station Wagon, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4590 mm
How heavy?
1148 kg
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2302 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
89 PS / 88 bhp / 66 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
160 Nm / 118 ft.lb / 16.3 kgm @ 2800 rpm

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1979 Ford Pinto Station Wagon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2410 mm 94.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1420 mm 55.9 inches
Length 4590 mm 180.7 inches
Width 1770 mm 69.7 inches
Height 1320 mm 52 inches
Ground clearance 128 mm 5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.9
Kerb weight 1148 kg 2531 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.3 litre
2302 cc
(140.477 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96 × 79.5 mm
3.78 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
89 PS (88 bhp) (66 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
38.2 bhp/litre
0.63 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
160 Nm (118 ft·lb) (16.3 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
69.5 Nm/litre
0.84 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Ho-We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 873.4 kPa (126.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 575.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 77.72 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
57.16 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
76.66 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.49 kg/kW
29.22 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 4.200
Turning circle 10.90 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.
Rear suspension RA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID71005
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 22.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Ford Pinto Station Wagon added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.