Ford 100E Escort 1955-61
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Ford 100E Escort 1955-61 Specifications
Engine: 4 cylinder in-line, sidevalve
Displacement: 1172cc
Bore: 63.5mm
Stroke: 92.5mm
Compression ratio: 7.0 to 1
Carburation: single Solex downdraught
Power output: 36bhp at 4,500rpm
Maximum speed: 69mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 39secs
Overall fuel consumption: 36.1mpg
Construction: pressed steel monocoque
Steering: Burman recirculating ball
Transmission: RWD, 4-speed manual, syncromesh on top three, 7.25in dry plate hydraulic clutch Final drive hypoid bevel ratio of 4.444 to 1
Brakes: hydraulic, 8in drums, 76.8in lining area
Wheels: 4 stud, 520 x 13in pressed steel
Suspension Front: independent MacPherson strut, anti-roll bar
Rear: Semi-elliptic leaf springs

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 6.5in
Front track: 3ft 10in
Rear track: 3ft 9.8in
Overall length: 11ft 8.5in
Overall width: 4ft 8.5in
Overall height: 3ft 10in
Kerb weight: 1,676lbs

Total of Escorts (1955-61): 33,131 produced Total production of Squires (1955-59): 17,812