Ford Cortina Super 1500 1964-66
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Ford Cortina Mk1 1500 1963-66 Specifications
Engine
4 cylinder in-line, ohv
Crankshaft bearings: 5
Displacement: 1,498cc
Bore: 88.96mm
Stroke: 72.6mm
Compression ratio: 8.3 - 1
Valves: 8, overhead Carburettors: one
Power output: 64bhp at 4,600rpm

Performance
Maximum speed: 81mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 19secs
Approx fuel consumption:
28mpg
Transmission
4-speed manual,
all syncromesh
Rear wheel drive

Construction
Pressed steel monocoque

Brakes

Hydraulic, Front: drum (discs after 1964)
Rear: drum

Steering
Recirculating ball

Suspension
Front: Independent MacPherson strut,
anti roll bar
Rear: Semi eliptic leaf
Wheels
4 stud, 13in, pressed steel

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 98.4in
Track front: 51.6in
Track rear: 50.2in
Overall length: 168in
Overall width: 62.5in
Overall height: 53.9in
Kerb weight: 1,840lbs
Fuel tank: 8gals

Production Mk 1 Cortina
Sept 1962 - Sept 1966
Saloons: 894,085
Estates: 116,005
Lotus Cortinas: 3,301
Total production of all
Cortina Mk l’s : 1,013,391