Ford Escort Mk1 Van 1968-74
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Ford Escort Mk1 Van 1968-74 specifications

Engine: 4 cylinder in-line, OHV, 5 crankshaft bearings

Displacement: 1,098cc

Bore & Stroke: 81mm x 53.3 mm

Compression ratio: 9 to 1

Carburettors: one

Power output: 48bhp at 6,000rpm

Maximum speed: 80mph

Acceleration: 0-60mph 22.3secs

OFC: 27.6mpg

Transmission: 4-speed manual, all syncromesh, ?rear wheel drive

Construction: Pressed steel monocoque

Brakes: hydraulic, front discs, rear: drum

Steering: rack and pinion,

Suspension: front Independent MacPherson strut, anti roll bar, rear Semi-elliptic leaf springs

Wheels: 4 stud, 12in, pressed steel

Dimensions & Weight

Wheelbase: 7ft 10.5in

Track: front & rear 4ft 2in

Overall length: 13ft 1in

Overall width: 5ft 6.8in

Overall height: 4ft 6in

Turning circle: 29.7ft

Kerb weight: 1,796 lbs

Oct 1968-Dec1974, Halewood, Liverpool, total Escort Mk1variants built: 1,082,472