1986 Merkur XR4Ti Specifications






1986 Merkur XR4Ti
imported by Lincoln Mercury
Specifications

Vehicle Front Engine, rear wheel drive, 2+2 passenger coupe
Base Price (in 1986)

Options:

Engine inline overhead cam, turbocharged 4 cylinder, water cooled, Thin wall cast iron block and heads
Bore & Stroke 4.36" x 3.59"
Displacement 2.3 liters/140 cu in.
Compression ratio 8.1 to 1
Fuel Delivery Mulit-port electronic fuel injection
92 Octane premium unleaded (anti-knock index)
Turbocharger Garrett TO3B 15.0 boost
Cam
Normal oil pressure
Power (SAE) 175 bhp @5,000 rpm (5 speed)
145 bhp @4,400 rpm (automatic)
Torque (SAE) 200 ft.lbs. @3,000 rpm (5 speed)
180 ft.lbs @3,000 rpm (automatic)
Specific power output
Redline (rpm) 6,200 rpm
Peak Boost (psi) 15.0
Clutch
Spark Plugs
Ignition point gap
Drive Train
Transmission 5-speed, all synchro
Gear

Gear

Gear Ratio Automatic
First 3.36 2.47
Second 1.81 1.47
Third 1.26 1.00
Fourth 1.00
Fifth 0.83
rear axle ratio 3.46 3.36
Dimensions and Capacities
Wheel base 102.7 in
Track f/r 57.2/57.8 in.
Length 178 in.
Width 68 in.
Height 54 in.
Ground Clearance
Curb Weight 2920 lbs.
Weight Distribution F/R 53/47%
Battery Capacity
Alternator Capacity
Fuel Capacity 15 gallons
Oil Capacity 5.0 quarts
Water Capacity
Cargo space (cu. ft.) rear seat up:17.1
rear seat down: 35.7
Accomodations (inches) head room front: 38.5
rear: 37.9
leg room front: 41.0
rear: 34.7
hip room front: 51.2
rear: 44.6
shoulder room front: 53.9
rear: 54.1
Chassis
Body unit construction with welded stamped-steel panels
Suspension
Front independent with MacPhearson struts, lateral links, coil springs, gas-over tube shocks, 26 mm stabilizer bar
Rear independent with tubular sub-frame, semi-trailing arms, variable-rate coil springs, gas-over tube shocks, 10 mm stabilizer bar
Steering
Type variable-ratio, power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Turns, lock to lock 2.84
Turning circle 32.8 feet
Brakes
Front 10.2 in. power assisted disc
Rear 10.0 x 2.2 in. power assisted drum
Wheels and Tires
Wheel size 14x5 1/2
Wheel type cast aluminum alloy
Tire make and size Pirelli P6 195/60HR14
Tire type steel-belted radial tires
Tire loading rating
Performance
0-30
0-40
0-50
0-60 7.8 secs
0-70
0-80
0-90
0-100
Standing 1/4 mile
Top Speed (at redline)
80-0
Fuel Mileage 5 speed 24 hwy/19 city
automatic 22 hwy/18 city
Cruising range

Source of information: Ford Motor Company 1986 Sales brochure 7-85 P-9603

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