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Ford 17M RS


type 4/5S SAL
doors 2

Engine information

Bore × stroke 84.00 mm × 60.10 mm 3.31 in × 2.37 in
Cylinders V-6
Displace 2 litre 1998 cc (121.925 cu in)
Engine type OHV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 12 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 9.00:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed 160 km/h (99 mph)
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 94.06 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 1069.2 kPa (155.1 psi)
Specific torque 85.09 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings 4
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 1.4
Unitary capacity 333 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2705 mm
wheelbase 106.5 in
Length (milimeters) 4721 mm
Length (inches) 185.9 in
Width (milimeters) 1756 mm
Width (inches) 69.1 in
Height (milimeters) 1478 mm
Height (inches) 58.2 in
L:W ratio 1.75
Ground clearance (milimeters) 180 mm
Ground clearance (inches) 7.1 in
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1095 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 2414 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 55 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 12.1 UK Ga
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 14.5 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Steering recirculating ball
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.80 m
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 4M
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.70

General information

RAC rating 26.2
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1972 Ford 17M RS PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1972

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