Manufacturer: Ford-Werke GmbH / Ford of Europe AG, Cologne – Germany
Type: Taunus 12M P4 Super Kombi 1.5L
Engine: 1498cc V-4
Power: 50 bhp / 4.500 rpm
Speed: 126 km/h
Production time: September 1962 – July 1966
Production outlet: 49,000 (all 12 M P4 Kombi 1.2L and Super Kombi 1.5L’s)
Curb weight: 924 kg
– The P4 was Ford Europes first front wheel drive car and the first use of a compact V-4 engine by the company, designed with the US market in mind in Dearborn-Detroit – USA, codenamed “Cardinal” (to "battle" against the massive imports of small European (i.a. VW 1200 Beetle) cars), but eventually further developed in Europe.
– P4 stand for "Projekt 4": the fourth new car design of the Ford plant in Cologne since the end of World War II.
– The "12" stands for the cylinder capacity (in deciliter).
– The "M" stand for … Read More