1956 Ford Thunderbird


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1956 Ford Thunderbird SPECIFICATIONS

Body type
Wheelbase
Overall Length
Width
Height
Track, front
Track, rear
Ground clearance
Turning circle
Coefficient of Drag (est)
Weight, curb
Standard engine type
Displacement
Bore & Stroke
Compression ratio
Fuel system
Horsepower output
Torque output
Standard Transmission
Brakes, front
Brakes, rear
Tire size
PERFORMANCE:
Zero-to-60mph
1/4-mile
Top speed

2-passenger convertible
102" / 2591mm 71.2" / 1811mm 52.2" / 1326mm 56.0" / 1422mm 56.0" / 1422mm 5.9" / 150mm 36.1ft / 11 m 0.60
3260 lbs / 1480 kg
Water-cooled OHV 90-degree V8
291.6 ci / 4778cc
3.75" X 3.3" / 95.25mm X 83.82mm
8.4:1
1X Holley 4-barrel carburetor
202hp @ 4600 rpm
289 lb-ft @ 2600 rpm
3-speed manual, floor-shifter
11-inch / 279mm drums
11-inch / 279mm drums
6.70" X 15" (6.70X15)

9.3 sec
17.2 sec @ 80 mph
107 mph (theoretical)


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