2002 Ford SVT Thunderbird


*ENGINE*

CONFIGURATION
Longitudinally mounted, 90-degree V8, cast aluminum block and heads, iron
cylinder liners, fully counterweighted forged crankshaft

Bore x Stroke 90.2 x 90.0mm
Displacement 5,400cc/330 cid
Compression ratio 9.85:1
Horsepower 380 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque 430 lb/ft @ 4900 rpm
Redline 6,800 rpm (fuel shut-off occurs at 7,000 rpm)

VALVETRAIN
Double overhead camshafts, chain drive to exaust cams, secondary chains from
exaust to intake cams, roller-finger followers with hydraulic lash adjustment, ovate-wire beehive-shaped valve springs, four valves per cylinder

Intake valves 2 per cylinder, 37mm head diameter
Exaust valves 2 per cylinder, 30mm head diameter
Ignition system Distributorless coil-on-plug
Fuel system Sequential electronic fuel injection
Intake manifold Cast aluminum, tuned equal-length runners
Throttle body 57mm twin bore
Mass-air sensor 80mm diameter
Exhaust manifolds Cast iron
Exhaust system Dual, stainless steel, 2.75-inch diameter, 3.5-inch
exhaust tips

*DRIVETRAIN*

Transmission Tremec 6-speed manual; integral clutch housing

Rear axle 8.8 in. rear gear with limited-slip differential, aluminum
case

Clutch 11.0 in., single-plate

Gear Ratio Maximum Speed
1st 3.75 35 mph
2nd 2.60 66
3rd 1.67 140
4th 1.33 175
5th 1.00 225
6th 0.67
Reverse 3.22
Final drive 3.27

ALL-SPEED TRACTION CONTROL
Accomplished through engine ignition timing, cylinder cut-off, brake
application. Linked to ABS module and engine ECU module. Driver-controlled
on-off switch

*SUSPENSION*

FRONT
Modified gas-charged MacPherson strut, with separate 500 lb/in spring on
lower arm, 28mm tubular syabilizer bar

REAR
Solid live axle, steel upper control arm, aluminum lower control arm, fixed
toe-control tie rod, aluminum spindle, gas-charged tubular shock absorber,
470 lb/in coil spring, 26mm tubular stabilizer bar

*STEERING*

Type Rack and pinion, power assist
Gear ratio 15.0:1
Turns, lock to lock 2.5
Turning diameter 32.5 ft.

*BRAKES*

FRONT 13.1 in. (334mm) vented Brembo discs, PBR twin-piston calipers
REAR 13.0 in. (330mm) vented discs, single-piston calipers
ABS Four-sensor system. Linked to traction control

*WHEELS AND TIRES*

WHEELS
18 x 9.5 in., five-spoke, forged aluminum-alloy, chrome surface, exposed lugs

TIRES
Goodyear Eagle F1-GS, 295/40ZR-18, unidirectional tread

*SVT THUNDERBIRD INCLUDES*

|Supplementel restraint system: driver and passenger airbags. Articulated
sports seats (standard six-way power for driver and passenger) with
cloth/leather trim and power lumbar support. Always wear your safety belt.
|Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
|All-speed traction control
|Passive anti-theft system
|Tilt steering wheel
|Power Equipment Group: Dual electric remote control mirrors, power windows,
power door locks
|Air-conditioning (manual control)
|Speed control
|Floor mats
|Dual illuminated visor mirrors
|Remote keyless illuminated entry

*COLOR AND TRIM*

EXTERIOR
White Opalescent Clearcoat, Black Clearcoat, Performance Red

INTERIOR
Medium Graphite cloth with textured leather Ebony accents, leather door trim

*DIMENTIONS, CAPACITIES*

Wheelbase 101.3 in.
Length 173.2 in.
Height 45.5 in.
Width 77.9 in.
Curb weight 2,800 lbs.
Fuel capacity 12.4 gal.
Weight dist, f/r 51.5%/48.5%

*PERFORMANCE*

0-60 mph 5.0 seconds
Quarter mile 11.9 seconds @ 126 mph
Top speed 225 mph
Braking, 60-0 mph 114 ft.
100 foot skidpad 1.04g