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Ford Zodiac Mk I Eotta

Overview

Produced: 1953-1956, 22634 produced.
Types: Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Estate,4 doors,4 seats
Ford Zodiac Interior Brochure (1959)

Ford introduced a new luxury model, the Zodiac, to its big saloon range in 1954. The Zodiac was based on the six cylinder Zephyr and used a high compression version of the Zephyr engine. The Zodiac came with an incredibly high specification which included two-tone paint, white-wall tyres, twin auxiliary lamps and gold plated badges.

Inside the Zodiac boasted leather upholstery, a heater, clock, arm-rests and a radio. The Zodiac became popular with the public and added a touch of glamour to the other Ford saloon models. The Mk I Zodiac was eventually replaced by the larger Mk II in 1956.  Practical Classics Spring 1997 - Featuring Buyers Guide Ford Consul, Zephyr, Zodiac Mk1.  Click Here to view in our shop.

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Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
2262ccS6 OHVFord Zephyr engine79.37mm x 76.2mm7.5

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
0 mph0 s0 s0 mpg71 bhp 4200

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
8' 8"4' 2"4' 1"14' 3"5' 4" 0 (23)41' 0"

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