Fairlane ZH Specifications

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Fairlane ZH Specifications

Ford Fairlane ZH
Ford Colour Codes A - L
Ford Colour Codes A - L
Ford Colour Codes M -Z
Ford Colour Codes M -Z
  • Years of Manufacture: 1976 - 1979
  • Number Built: 22,982 ( incl. 6067 Marquis)
  • Price at Introduction:
    • Fairlane 500: $10,049
    • Marquis: $10,986
  • Models:
    • Fairlane 500
    • Marquis
  • Date of Introduction:
    • 5th May, 1976
  • To Identify:
    • Facelift of ZF to included new front and rear treatment
    • Grille features both horizontal and vertical bars creating small rectangles
    • Rear lights set as elegant 6 x 6 design
    • Four circular headlights set in chrome surround
  • Body:
    • Unitary construction (Monocoque)
  • Exterior Dimensions:
    • Total Length: 204.6 inches (5196mm)
    • Total width: 77.0 inches (1956mm)
    • Height at kerb weight: 53.8 inches (1367mm)
    • Wheelbase: 116.0 inches (2946mm)
    • Front Track: 60.5 inches (1537mm)
    • Rear Track: 60.0 inches (1524mm)
  • Kerb Weight:
    • Fairlane 500 4.9 litre: 3640lb (1651kg)
    • Marquis 4.9 litre: 3898lb (1768kg)
  • Fuel Tank:
    • 17.5 gallons (79.6 litres)
  • Turning Circle:
    • 41.2ft (12.6 metres)
  • Instruments:
      • Speedometer
      • Petrol gauge
      • Temp gauge
      • Oil pressure gauge
      • Ammeter
      • Handbrake warning lamp
      • High-beam warning lamp
      • Electric clock
  • Transmission:
    • 3 Speed Automatic:
      • 1st: 2.46:1
      • 2nd: 1.46:1
      • 3rd: 1.00:1
      • Reverse: 2.20:1
  • Rear Axle Ratio:
    • 302ci V8: 3.00:1
    • 351ci V8 2V: 2.75:1
  • Engine/Transmission Combinations:
    • Standard with 302ci 4.9 litre V8
    • Optional 351ci 5.7 litre V8
  • Performance Marquis 351ci V8:
    • 1st: 44 mph (71 km/h)
    • 2nd: 75 mph (120 km/h)
    • 3rd: 112 mph (181 km/h)
    • 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 10.3 seconds
    • Standing Quarter Mile (400 metres): 17.4 seconds
  • 302ci Cleveland V8:
    • Capacity: 302 cubic inches (4.95 litres)
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 8 cylinders in vee
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel System: Ford two barrel carburettor, automatic choke
    • Bore and Stroke: 4.00 x 3.00 inches (102 x 76mm)
    • Power: 202bhp (151kW) at 4500rpm
    • Torque: 268lb-ft (364Nm) at 2200rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
  • 351ci Cleveland V8:
    • Capacity: 351 cubic inches (5.75 litres)
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 8 cylinders in vee
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel System: Two barrel downdraft type carburettor (Note: This changed to a four barrel carburettor on July 1st, 1976 to meet ADR 27A)
    • Bore and Stroke: 4.00 x 3.50 inches (102 x 89mm)
    • Power: 217bhp (162kW) at 4500rpm
    • Torque: 317lb-ft (429Nm) at 2200rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 8.9:1
  • Ignition and Electrical:
    • 12 volt
    • Coil and alternator
  • Exhaust:
    • Twin pipes
  • Suspension:
    • Front: Rubber bushed upper arms, independent angle poised ball-joint, heavy duty springs, hydraulic shock absorbers, torsion bar ride stabiliser with anti dive geometry
    • Rear: Live axle, semi-elliptic springs, assymetrical, variable rate leaf springs, diagonally mounted hydraulic shock absorbers, rubber bushed shackles and iso-clamp axle mounting
  • Steering:
    • Variable ratio power steering standard, ratio 17.5:1 - 11.0:1
  • Brakes:
    • Front: Floating caliper type power assisted discs, turbo cooled and ventilated 11.25 inch (286mm)
    • Rear: Floating caliper type power assisted discs, turbo cooled and ventilated 11.25 inch (286mm)
  • Wheels:
    • 6 inch 6JJ pressed steel disc wheels with safety rims
  • Tyres:
    • Fairlane 500 4.9 litre: ER78 S14 BSW
    • Fairlane 500 5.7 litre: FR78 S14 BSW
    • Marquis (both V8's): FR78 S14 BSW
    • Optional: FR78 S14 WSW
    • Optional: FR70 H14 BSW
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