1972 Ford Torino Hardtop

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 4.1 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, 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. A 3 speed manual transmission delivers the power to the driven wheels. It weighs a stated 1609 kg at the kerb.

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1972 Ford Torino Hardtop information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5174 mm
How heavy?
1609 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

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6590 cm3 146 PS 144 bhp 107 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 156 PS 154 bhp 115 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 154 PS 152 bhp 113 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 7030 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1802 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1764 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1648 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5752 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 1707 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5752 cm3 251 PS 248 bhp 185 kW 1763 kg

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1972 Ford Torino Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2896 mm 114 inches
Track/tread (front) 1595 mm 62.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1598 mm 62.9 inches
Length 5174 mm 203.7 inches
Width 2014 mm 79.3 inches
Height 1318 mm 51.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1609 kg 3547 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 59.86 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
44.03 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
59.04 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.71 kg/kW
37.94 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 ID71511
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Ford Torino Hardtop added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.