Silver Cobra Emblem

The
XC FALCON

Silver Cobra Emblem
SPECIFICATIONS

Falcon Cobra presents a spirited package with many features as standard equipment.

Falcon Cobra Standard Equipment

* 4.9 litre 4-barrel V8 engine. Bore 4.00 Ins. (101.60mm). Stroke 3.00 Ins. (76.20mm). Compression ratio 9.20.
Maximum power 202 bhp (151 Kw) @ 4800 rpm. Maximum torque 268 lb/ft (364 Nm) @ 3000 rpm.
* 4-speed manual floor shift. Borg Warner model 0503-009, with gear ratios: 1st gear 3.06; 2nd gear 1.84; 3rd gear 1.32; 4th gear 1.00; reverse 3.04.
* 4-wheel power assisted disc brakes 11.25 In. diameter (286 mm).
* Limited slip differential.
* Dual exhaust system.
* Tinted band, laminated windscreen.
* Bathurst Globe alloy wheels with locking nuts, fitted with ER70H15 Textile radials.
* Touring Suspension.
* Quartz Halogen headlights.
* Long range driving lights.
* Reclining front bucket seats upholstered in striped woolen blend cloth seat facings, rear bench seat treatment to match.
* Distinctive paint treatment - snowhite exterior with bold blue accent colour. Colour keyed bumpers and spoilers.
* Bonnet Scoops.

* Front spoiler with air scoops for disc brakes.
* Rear decklid spoiler, Bold Cobra decal on decklid.
* Tinted rear window with electric demister.
* Cut pile carpet.
* AM push button radio with lock down aerial.

* Comprehensive sports instrumentation, including tacho, oil pressure, temperature and fuel gauge's, electric clock and map reading lamp.

* "Soft-feel" sports steering wheel.

* Styled right and left hand exterior rear view mirrors.

* Prismatic day/night interior rearview mirror.

* Power assisted ventilation.

* 3-speed heater/demister with illuminated controls.

* Steering column control stalk for turn/lane change signals, high/low beam, headlight flasher and horn button.

* 2-speed windscreen wipers with anti-lift vane fitted to drivers side blade.
* 4 jet windscreen washers.

5.8 litre Engine

This option could only be ordered at extra cost, In combination with the set transmission/power options.
5.8 litre 4-barrel V8 engine. Bore 4.00 Ins. (101.60mm). Stroke 3.50 Ins. (88.90mm). Compression ratio 8.90.
Maximum power 217 bhp (162 Kw) @ 4500 rpm. Maximum torque 317lb/ft (429 Nm) @ 2700rpm.
It came with a 4-speed manual floor shift. Borg Warner model 0503-008, with gear ratios: 1st gear 2.46; 2nd gear 1.78; 3rd gear 1.27; 4th gear 1.00; reverse 2.70.


There were 8 set Engine/Transmission/Power combinations to choose from:-

Engine
Transmission
Power Steering
Air Conditioning
Power Windows
Units Produced

4.9

4.9

4.9

4.9

5.8

5.8

5.8

5.8

4-speed manual

Automatic

Automatic

Automatic

4-speed manual

4-speed manual

4-speed manual

Automatic

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

100

0

60

40

30 (Option '97)

10

40

120

Dimensions:- 

Overall Length

Overall

Overall

Wheelbase

Track:- Front

Track:- Rear

Fuel Tank Capacity

Turning Circle

Turning Circle - with Power Steering

4885mm (191.6")

1968mm (77.5")

1414mm (65.7")

2818mm (111.0")

1539mm (60.6")

1527mm (60.1")

79.5 litres (17.5 gallons)

12m (39.4')

12.8m (42.0')

Performance:

These times were gathered driving the 'Bathurst Special" or "Options 97 Cobra"
0-100 km/h = 8.9 seconds, Standing
400m = 16.0 seconds

Ford Falcon Cobra, a spirited car for the enthusiast

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