Ford Torino Sedan, 1972 MY

The Torino Sedan is an automobile from Ford, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 4.1 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 95 bhp (96 PS/71 kW) at 3600 rpm and 245 N·m (181 lb·ft/25 kgm) at 1600 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels via a 3 speed manual 'box. The Ford Torino Sedan weighs a stated 1652 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

Ford Torino Sedan, 1972 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5276 mm
How heavy?
1652 kg
What size engine?
4.1 litre, 4097 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
96 PS / 95 bhp / 71 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
245 Nm / 181 ft.lb / 25 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Ford Torino models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7544 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7544 cm3 219 PS 216 bhp 161 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6590 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW
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
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
BMW 750Li xDrive -
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 3M 7030 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1846 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5752 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 1751 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1808 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1692 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4097 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1837 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 7030 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 2030 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6555 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1992 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4942 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1876 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5752 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 1935 kg

Similar models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3802 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1470 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4095 cm3 99 PS 98 bhp 73 kW 1293 kg
1972 Ford 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 5276 mm 207.7 inches
Width 2014 mm 79.3 inches
Height 1336 mm 52.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1652 kg 3642 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 Straight 6
Capacity 4.1 litre
4097 cc
(250.014 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93.5 × 99.3 mm
3.68 × 3.91 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
96 PS (95 bhp) (71 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
23.2 bhp/litre
0.38 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
245 Nm (181 ft·lb) (25 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
59.8 Nm/litre
0.72 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 751.5 kPa (109 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 682.83 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 58.31 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
42.88 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
57.51 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 23.32 kg/kW
38.95 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 4.900
Turning circle 12.90 m
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 ID71445
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Ford Torino Sedan added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.