TECH SPEC

Classic Ford - - CF BUYING RESTORING -

Body

Three-door hatch­back, pressed steel mono­coque

En­gine

1117cc, four cylin­ders, in-line, trans­verse, two valves per cylin­der, chain-driven camshaft, cast iron block and cylin­der head, Ford-Mo­tor­craft VV car­bu­ret­tor, three-bear­ing crank­shaft

Power: 50 bhp @ 5000 rpm, 61 lb.ft torque @ 2700 rpm

Gear­box

Four-speed man­ual, all­syn­chromesh (op­tional five-speed man­ual)

Sus­pen­sion

Front: in­de­pen­dent by MacPher­son struts, coil springs

Rear: dead axle, trail­ing links, Pan­hard Rod, tele­scopic dampers

Steer­ing

Rack-and-pin­ion

Brakes

Hy­draulic with vac­uum servo as­sis­tance Front: 221 mm solid discs Rear: 178 mm rear drums

Wheels and tyres

5Jx13 inch steel rims, 155/70SR13 ra­dial tyres

Per­for­mance

Max­i­mum speed: 88 mph 0-60 mph: 14.6 sec­onds

Price when launched

£5100

Thanks

Stephen Great­batch

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