Ford Squire

Ford Squire - key facts

  • Following it’s introduction in 1955, the Ford Squire continued in production until 1959.
  • 60mph was reached in 34.3 seconds.
  • Maximum speed of the Ford Squire was 68.5 mph.
Ford Squire Specifications
From 1955
Until 1959
Length11ft 8in3.58m
Width5ft 03/4in1.54m
Kerb Weight1848lb/0.825ton838kg
Engine displacement1172cc72cu in
Cylinder LayoutInline
Valve operationSide Valve
Power Output36bhp @ 4400rpm36PS @ 4400rpm
Specific Output31bhp/litre0.5bhp/cu in
Torque Output54lbft @ 2150rpm73Nm @ 2150rpm
Specific Torque62Nm/litre
Fuel TypePetrol
Fuel systemSingle Carburettor
Carburettor makeSolex
Power to weight44bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-50mph20.5 seconds
Acceleration 0-60mph34.3 seconds
Standing Qtr mile24.2 seconds
Top speed68.5mph110km/h
Fuel consumption34mpg14km/l
Engine locationFront
Engine alignmentLongitudinal
Driven wheelsRear
Front SuspensionIndependent Coil Spring
Rear SuspensionBeam axle half eliptic leaf
BrakesDrums front and rear
Gearbox type3 speed Manual
Number of gears3
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