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Ford Capri Mk1 1600 Deluxe
"The car that reshapes your life" was how the official Ford brochure described the Capri Deluxe! .....you slip behind the wheel and something happens. The world suddenly looks a little better to you. And you relax back in your snug bucket seat knowing that your Capri makes you look a little better to the world, too.

Everything about Capri Deluxe says sophisticated, young-spirited excitement. Luxurious interiors that feature a long list of fine appointments. Lively peformance with excellent fuel economy. Tight, precise handling that lets you thread through traffic and wheel into parking spots effortlessly. All at a very pleasing Capri price.

Still more? You can tailor Capri Deluxe to suit just you. A complete list of options includes T-Bar automatic, Vinyl Roof, Long Range Driving Lights, Tinted/Laminated Windscreen, Sports Road Wheels, Full-styled Wheel Covers, Sports Steering Wheel, Nylon-weave Seat Trim, Centre Sports Console - including Electric Clock, Exterior Racing mirrors, Long Range Radio and 165 x 13 radial tyres on 5-inch wide road wheels.

General Engine Data
Engine Type
Bore and Stroke
Displacement
Compression Ratio
Power
Torque
Firing Order

Spark Plugs
Type
Gap

Engine Idle Speed (rpm)
Oil Pressure (lb./sq. in)

1598cc 4 Cylinder Cross Flow
3.188 x 3.056
1598cc (97.5ci)
9.0:1
52kw (71 bhp) at 5000rpm
124nm (91.5 lb/ft) at 2500rpm
1-2-4-3


Autolite AG22
0.023

580 - 620
35 - 40

Fluid Capacities
Engine Crankcase (inc filter)
      Specifications
Transmission - Manual
      Specifications
Transmission - Automatic
      Specifications
Rear Axle
      Specifications
Cooling System
      With Heater
      Without Heater
Steering Box
      Specifications
Brake / Clutch Master Cylinders
Fuel Tank (gallons)
Suspension Shock Strut
      Specifications

7.2 imp pints
ESE-M2C-101B (10W-30)
2 imp pints
ESW-M2C-83A (SAE 80 EP)
11.25 imp pints
M2C-33F
2 imp pints
ES2-M2C-108A (SAE 90 HYPOID)

11.45 imp pints
10.07 imp pints
.25 imp pints
ME-568D (SAE 90 EP)
Ford Specification ESW-FM-6C2
10.5 imp pints
326cc
M-100502-E
Brakes
Type
Front
Disc Diameter and Thickness
Rear
Drum Diameter and Width

Hydraulic Dual-Line Servo-Assisted
Disc Type
9.625 x 0.5
Internal Expanding Shoe Drum Type
9 x 1.75

Clutch
Type
Diameter

Cable operated Diaphragm spring with cable adjustment
7.5 Ins

Steering Box
Type
Ratio

Rack and Pinion
17.7:1

Rear Axle
Type
Ratio

Semi-floating Hypoid
3.889:1

Carburettor
Type

Motorcraft single barrel down draught

Fuel Pump
Type
Static Pressure

Mechanical
3.5 - 5 lb/sq in.

Coolant System
Radiator Cap Pressure
Thermostat
      Type
      Starts opening
      Fully open
Fan
      Type
      Diameter
Fan belt tension

13 lbs/sq in.

Wax
185o - 192oF
210o - 216oF

12 blade
9 ins.
40 - 50 lbs.

Electrical System
Battery
Capacity
Alternator

12 volt (Negative Earth)
40 amp/hr
Lucas 28 amp

Wheel Alignment Figures
Castor
Camber
Toe-In

King Pin Inclination
Front Lock setting angle
(with back lock set at 20o

+ 0o30' to + 1o30'
- 0o10' to + 0o50'
0.09" to 0.15". (nominal fraction = 1/8")

7o10' to 8o10'

18o15' to + 19o45'

Weights and Dimensions
Wheel Base
Track
Front
Rear
Overall Length
Overall Width
Overall Height
Curb Weight
Ground Clearance
Turning Circle

2560mm (100.8 in)

1346mm (53 in)
1321mm (52 in)
4262mm (167.8 in)
1646mm (64.8 in)
1293mm (50.9 in)
893kg (1968 lbs)
114mm (4.5 in)
9.6m (31.5 ft)

Wheels and Tyres
Standard
Optional

4 1/2-inch wide safety-rim wheels with performance rated 6.00 x 13 tyres
5-inch wide wheels with 165/13 radial ply tyres.

Gear Ratios
4 Speed Manual
3 Speed Auto
1st - 3.54:1, 2nd - 2.39:1, 3rd - 1.41:1, 4th - 1.00:1, Reverse - 3.96:1
1st - 2.393:1, 2nd - 1.450:1, 3rd - 1.00:1, Reverse - 2.094:1 (Borg Warner 35)
Production Numbers (Australia)
Model

Deluxe 1600 Manual
Deluxe 1600 Auto

Total
1969

1,486
689

4,390
1970

1,869
779

3,879
1971

1,185
385

2,388
1972

826
228

1,451
Total

5,366
2,081

12,108
Price List
Model

1600 Deluxe Manual


1600 Deluxe Auto
Month Year

August 1969
July 1971

August 1969
July 1971
New Price

$2,600 aud
$2,775 aud

$2,860 aud
$3,035 aud

Accessories

Long Range Radio
Sports Wheels
Sports Steering Wheel
Laminated Windscreen


March, 1971
March, 1971
March, 1971
March, 1971


$94 aud
$92 aud
$26 aud
$51 aud