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Mercury Comet Custom Sedan


type 4/5S SAL
doors 4

Engine information

Bore × stroke 88.90 mm × 63.50 mm 3.5 in × 2.5 in
Cylinders S-6
Displace 2.4 litre 2365 cc (144.321 cu in)
Engine type OHV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 12 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 8.70:1
Fuel system
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
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 73.28 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 993.6 kPa (144.1 psi)
Specific torque 79.07 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 1.4
Unitary capacity 394.17 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2896 mm
wheelbase 114 in
Length (milimeters) 4948 mm
Length (inches) 194.8 in
Width (milimeters) 1788 mm
Width (inches) 70.4 in
Height (milimeters) 1384 mm
Height (inches) 54.5 in
L:W ratio 1.71
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1160 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 2557 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 53 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 11.7 UK Ga
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 14 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Steering recirculating ball
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Tyres 6.00 x 13
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 4M
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio

General information

RAC rating 29.4
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1963 Mercury Comet Custom Sedan PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1963

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