Willys Jeep Wagoneer
Layout 6-passenger station wagon
Options on car tested Automatic transmission, independent front suspension, power steering, power brakes, radio, heater, Warn hubs, electric windshield wipers
Basic price $3,525.80
Pirce as tested $4479.05 (plus tax and license)
Odometer reading at start of test 225 miles
Recommended engine red line 500 rpm
PERFORMANCE
Acceleration (2 aboard)
0-30 4.6 secs
0-40 8.8
0-50 16.1
Standing start 1/4 mile 20.5 secs and 68 mph
Speeds in gears at shift points
1st 31 mph @ 4000 rpm
2nd 51 mph @ 3800 rpm
Observed miles per hour per 1000 rpm in top gear 20.5 mph
Stopping distances
From 30 mph 38 ft
From 60 mph 185 ft
SPECIFICATIONS FROM MANUFACTURER
Engine layout Sohc in-line 6
Bore 3.34 in.
Stroke 4.38 in.
Displacement 230 cu in.
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Horsepower 140 @ 4000 rpm
Torque 210 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Horsepower per cubic inch 0.6
Ignition 12-volt coil
Gearbox 3-speed automatic, with single-range 4-wheel-drive transfer case
Driveshaft 2, one-piece open tube
Differential (front and rear), standard ratio Hypoid -- semi-floating, 3.73:1
Suspension, front/rear Independent -- single pivot swing axle with torsion bars and direct-acting tubular shocks/rigid axle, with leaf springs and direct-acting tubular shocks
Steering Cam and lever, with external power-assist cylinder
Turning diamter 41.2 ft
Turns lock to lock 5.6
Wheels and tires 5-lug, steel disc wheels, 6.70 x 15 4-ply tires
Brakes (size) Hydraulic, with power assist; cast iron drums (11-in. dia. x 2 in. wide)
Effective lining area 161.16 sq in.
Body and frame Separate body and frame
Wheelbase 110.1 in.
Track, f/r 57.0 in/57.0 in
Overall length 183 11/16 in.
Curb weight 3701 lbs