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Ford Zephyr Mk IV /4

Overview

Produced: 1966-1972
Types: Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Estate,4 doors,4 seats
Ford Zephyr 4 Mk IV

Ford introduced a new Zephyr/Zodiac range in 1966 to replace the Mk III range. Once again the "base" four cylinder model was the Zephyr 4, although a new 1996cc V4 engine replaced the old in-line engine. The Zephyr 4 now came with the option of either a floor or column mounted manual gearchange as well as an automatic a option.

The Zephyr used a new bodyshell which had very bold US influenced styling and featured an enormous bonnet and a blanked grille panel. The range also used all-round disc brakes and fully independent suspension, quite a development on ordinary cars in 1966. Unfortunately the Mk IV range suffered with corrosion problems and the V4 developed a troublesome reputation. Production of the entire range finished in 1972.

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
1996ccV4 OHVFord V4 (Taunus)93.7mm x 60.4mm8.9

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
95 mph0 s0 s21 mpg0 bhp 0

Brakes

FrontRearComment
DiscDisc

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
9' 7"4' 9"4' 10"15' 5"5' 11" 0 (25)36' 0"

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