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1961, 1962, 1963 Ford Falcon Futura


1961, 1962, 1963 Ford Falcon Futura Specifications
The Ford Falcon Futura first featured a less-than-impressive 101-bhp engine under the hood, but soon offered a 260-cid, V-8 option.
The Ford Falcon Futura first featured a less-than-impressive 101-bhp engine under the hood, but soon offered a 260-cid, V-8 option.
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The 1961, 1962, 1963 Ford Falcon Futura evolved from a polite, family car to a high-powered, performance-driven racer.

Specifications

Engines: ohv 1-6, 144.3 (3.50 x 2.50), 85 bhp; ohv I-6, 170 cid (3.50 x 2.94), 101 bhp; ohv V-8, 260 cid (3.80 x 2.87), 174 bhp (optional 1963 Sprint only)

Transmission: 3/4-speed manual, 2-speed Fordomatic automatic

Suspension front: upper and lower A-arms, coil springs

Suspension rear: live axle on semi-elliptic leaf springs

Brakes: front/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 109.5

Weight (lbs): 2,322-2,645

Top speed (mph): 90-110+

0-60 mph (sec): 12.0-18.0

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