Granada MkI 1972 to 1977

Granada MkI 1972 to 1977

<p><span style="font-size: large;"><strong>Ford&nbsp;Granada MkI 1972 to 1977</strong></span></p> <p>Originally named the Consul in the UK, the Granada model brought the Ford UK and Ford Germany ranges into alignment. Both now shared a model range. Replacing the Zephyr in the UK, Ford's large executive car was available as a 2 and 4 door saloon, an estate and an unusually stylish 2 door coupe. Boasting better suspension, but less sophisticated brakes than its predecessor, the Granada was a popular improvement. Made famous by the bronze Consul version used in 'The Sweeney' TV show.</p> <p>Although the early Consul cars were available with now-obsolete crossply sizes, radials were the most common fitments.</p> <p>2 Litre and 2.5 Litre cars were fitted with 5.5J or 6J wheels, and came with many optional tyre sizes; 175SR14, 185SR14, 195/70HR14 and 205/70HR14.</p> <p>3 Litre cars came with the same range of size options, but raised speed ratings (for the manual cars, but usually fitted to autos too);&nbsp;175HR14, 185HR14, 195/70HR14 and 205/70HR14.</p> <p></p>
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