Ford Capri RS2600

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Ford Capri

Ford Capri RS2600

1970 - 1974
Engine:
6 cyl.
Capacity:
2637 cc
Power:
150bhp @ 5800rpm
Transmission:
4 Speed Manual
Top Speed:
202 kmh
Number Built:
3532
Collectability:
5 star
Ford Capri

The one millionth Ford Capri was an RS2600, and was built in August 1973. This Capri was never officially sold in the UK, although a few have now been imported.

Ford Capri RS2600 (1970-1974)

  • Engine: Six-cylinder vee formation at 60 degrees
  • Crankshaft: Four main bearings
  • Bore x Stroke: 90mm x 69mm (3.54in x 2.72in)
  • Capacity: 2637cc (160.9 cu in)
  • Valves: Overhead
  • Compression Ratio: 10 : 1
  • Fuel System: Kugelfischer indirect mechanical fuel injection
  • Maximum Power: 150bhp at 5800rpm - (150bhp at 5600rpm from 1972)
  • Maximum Torque: 166 lb ft at 3500rpm - (159lb ft at 3500rpm from 1972)
  • Transmission: Four speed manual gearbox, fully synchronised
  • Gear Ratios: 4th 1.00, 3rd 1.37, 2nd 1.97, 1st 3.65, rev 3.66 - (from 1972/73: 4th 1.00, 3rd 1.41, 2nd 1.94, 1st 3.16, rev 3.346
  • Final Drive: 3.220 - (3.090 from 1972/73)
  • Top Gear Speed: 19.9mph (32.0kmh) per 1000rpm or 22.6mph (36.3kmh) with 3.090:1 axle
  • Brakes: Standard servo, Girling ventilated front discs from 1971
  • Wheels/Tires: 6x13 alloy wheels with 185/70 13 tires
  • Length: 164.8in (4186mm) - (166.9in - 4240mm from 1972)
  • Wheelbase: 100.8in (2559mm)
  • Width: 64.8in (1646mm)
  • Height: 49.7in (1263mm) - 50.5in (1283mm) from 1972
  • Front Track: 54.2in (1377mm) - 54.8in (1392mm) from 1972
  • Rear Track: 53.2in (1352mm)
  • Unladen Weight: 2315lb (1050kg) - 2385lb (1080kg) from 1972
  • Top Speed: 126 mph (202kmh)
  • 0-60mph: 8.6 seconds

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