Ford Prefect 107E 1959-61
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Ford Prefect 107E 1959-61Specifications
4 Cylinder in line, OHV
Bore & Stroke: 80.96mm x 48.41mm
Displacement: 997cc
Compression ratio: 8.9 or 7.0 to 1(opt)
Carburetors: Solex downdraught
Power output: 39bhp at 5,000rpm

Maximum speed: 72.9mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 27.2secs
Overall fuel consumption: 35mpg

RWD, 4 speed, synchromesh on top 3 gears
Clutch: 7.5in Single dry plate
Ratios: Top 4.429, 3rd 6.254, 2nd 10.612, 1st 18.239, reverse 23.934 to 1
Propeller Shaft: Open Hardy Spicer
Final drive: Hypoid bevel

Construction: All steel monocoque,

Hydraulic, 8in drums all round
Friction lining area: 76.8 sq. in

Front: Macpherson-type i.f.s. coil
Rear: Semi-elliptic, leaf spring
telescopic dampers

Wheels & Tyres
Bolt-on 13in pressed steel wheels
with 13 x 5.20 tubless tyres

Sump: 4.5 pints
Fuel tank: 7 gallons
Cooling: 11.5 pints
Rear axle:2 pints (S.A.E.90 E.P.)
Gearbox: 1.75 pints(S.A.E.80 E.P.)

Birman worm and peg
2 turns lock to lock

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 3in
Track - front: 4ft
Track - rear: 3ft 11.5in
Overall length: 12ft 5.7in
Overall width: 5ft 0.5in
Overall height: 4ft 10.5in
Ground clearance: 7in
Turning circle left: 31ft
right:32ft 3in
Unladen weight: 15.75cwt

Total 107E Production(1959-61)
120,815BU, 5,300 KD
Price new in 1960: £621 12s 6d inc. tax