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Ford Zephyr Mk III /6 213E

Overview

Produced: 1962-1966, 107380 produced.
Types: Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Estate,4 doors,4 seats
Ford Zephyr MKIII Rs (1963)

Ford replaced the Mk II range in 1962 with the new Mk III Zephyr and Zodiac. The middle range model was once again the Zephyr 6 which used the six cylinder engine used in the Mk II cars. Although the engines remained unchanged the Zephyr 6 did now come with front disc brakes, a four speed gearbox and a choice of overdrive and automatic transmission.

The Mk III range featured a new bodyshell which had striking fins and a lower roof profile than the older Mk II cars. The Zephyr 6 had a distinctive front grille and a plush interior, overdrive and automatic transmission were both available as options. The Zephyr 6 also became famous for its TV appearance in the Police TV drama series" Z-cars". The Zephyr 6 enjoyed a distinguished Police career both on and off the screen as it proved to be an effective motorway patrol car.  Practical Classics Spring 2007 - Featuring Buyers Guide Ford Zephry/Zodiac MKIII/Ford Cortina MKIII.  Click Here to view in our shop.

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Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
2553ccS6 OHVFord Zephyr engine82.55mm x 79.5mm8.3

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
95 mph18 mpg

Brakes

FrontRearComment
DiscDrum

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