Ford Consul Capri 116E 1500GT 1962-64
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Ford Consul Capri 116E 1500 GT 1962-64 Specifications
Many thanks to David Scadden of New Zealand for suppling additional detailed information on this model.
4 cylinder in-line, OHV
Displacement: 1,498cc
Bore: 81.0mm
Stroke: 73.0mm
Valves: 2 per cylinder
Compresion ratio 9 : 1
Carburation: twin choke Weber
Power output: 78bhp at 5,200rpm

Maximum speed: 95mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 13.7secs
Overall fuel
consumption approx: 26.7mpg

Recirculating ball

4 speed manual with synchromesh on 2nd, 3rd and top.
Hydraulic 8in clutch
Rear wheel drive
Final drive: hypoid bevel

Hydraulic, power assisted
Front: disc
Rear: 9in drums

Pressed steel monocoque

Front: Independent MacPherson strut, anti-roll bar Rear: Semi-elliptic leaf springs

4 stud, 13in pressed steel
5.90 x 13 tyres

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 8ft 3in
Front track: 4ft 0.5in
Rear track: 4ft 0.5in
Overall length: 14ft 2.8in
Overall width: 5ft 5.2in
Overall height: 4ft 6in
Kerb weight: 19.31cwt
Ground clearance: 6in

Consul Capri Production
1340cc 1961-62: 11,143
Std 1500cc 1962-63: 5,571
GTs 1963-64: 2,002
Total 1500cc/GTs: 7,573