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Ford Classic 109E

Overview

Produced: 1961-1962, 84694 produced.
Types: Saloon,2 doors,4 seats
Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Ford Classic Estate4

Ford introduced a new two car range in 1962, the 109E Classic saloon and Capri coupe. The new cars were intended to fit between the Anglia and Cortina and provide some American style and glamour to the UK range. Both cars shared the same floor pan and 1340cc four cylinder engine. A four speed manual gearbox was standard and could be specified with either a floor or column mounted change.

The Classic saloon sported a two or four door bodyshell which came complete with a four headlamp front grille, Anglia style "reverse slope" rear window and large "gull wing" tail-fins. The overall look of the 109E Classic was too American for most tastes and combined with the cars lack of power, the model failed to sell. After only one year in production the model was replaced by a slightly improved 116E Classic.

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
1340ccS4 OHVFord Classic 109E Engine80.96mm x 65.07mm8.5

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
79 mph23 s0 s0 mpg0 bhp 0

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
8' 3"4' 1"14' 2"5' 5" 0 (18)0' 0"

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