Ford Capri: A Classic Car Info

Capri is the name used by Ford Motor Company to manufacture 3 different automobile models. The Consul Capri was produced by the company in between 1961 and 1964. The Ford Capri coupe was produced in Europe from 1969 to 1986. Capri Convertible was produced in the year 1989 by Ford Australia.

The Capri name was used by Lincoln Mercury Division on 6-different models. It was introduced in the year 1952 and discontinued in 1959. Lincoln Cosmopolitan Capri was introduced in the year 1950 and discontinued shortly in 1951.

The Comet Capri was introduced in the year 1966 and discontinued in 1967. Third generation of Mercury Capris was introduced in the year 1970 and discontinued in 1994. Capri could never become a mass hit.

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Technical Characteristics of Ford Capri

Technical Characteristics of 1989 Ford Capri 1.6 Turbo produced by Ford (AU).

Body Type Drop-head coupe (cabriolet; convertible) 2 doors / 2 seats
Weight 1092 Kg
Length 4219 mm
Height 1280 mm
Wheelbase 2405 mm
Front Track 1394 mm
Rear Track 1422 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity n/a
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Front wheel drive
Steering n/a
Fuel Supply System Nippondenso fuel inj.
Max Power 135HP (99 kW) @ 5000 rpm
Max Torque 183Nm @ 3000 rpm
CO2 Emissions n/a
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1598 cc
Bore 78 mm
Stroke 83 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 7.9:1
Aspiration Turbo
Front Brakes n/a
Rear Brakes n/a
Standard Wheels n/a
Standard Tyres n/a
Suspension Front I.MS.LW.CS.ARB.
Suspension Rear I.ChpmnS.TLi.CS.ARB.
Transmission manual
Number of gears 5
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 8.9 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 10.8 l/100km
Road 5.8 l/100km
Mixt 7.7 l/100km