1991 / 92 UK model range

All pictures and specifications here are from 'Ford Cars 1991/92 - Edition four'

, and do not necessarily reflect a car you might actually buy from this period. This brochure covered cars sold in the UK between September 1991 and January 1992 but as Ford changed specifications regularly over the car's production run, these sections are intended as a guide only.

 

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Sierra and Sierra Sapphire

Sierra Sapphire - Ford Publicity shot Sierra - Ford Publicity Shot Sierra / Sapphire fascia- Ford Publicity Shot Sierra / Sapphire passenger cabin - Ford Publicity Shot
The Sierra Sapphire is a perfect combination of saloon elegance, modern technology and contemporary styling. It offers the choice of petrol, petrol injection or turbo diesel power and is generously equipped to provide comfort and convenience for both private and business users. With a split-fold rear seat back, it provides the loadspace versatility of a hatchback whilst retaining classical four-door configuration - Ford Literature

Engine :
- 1598cc CVH engine. 4 cylinder in-line with Central-point Fuel Injection, EEC-IV engine management system and exhaust catalyst. Max output 80PS (DIN) at 5500rpm. Max torque 119Nm (DIN) at 3500rpm. 0-60mph in 13.1 seconds. 27.7mpg on a simulated urban cycle rising to 44.8mpg at a constant 56mph.
- 1769cc CVH engine. 4 cylinder in-line. Sequential twin venturi carburettor and electronic breakerless ignition. Max output 90PS (DIN) at 5250rpm. Max torque 147Nm (DIN) at 3000rpm. 0-60mph in 11.1 seconds. 29.7mpg on a simulated urban cycle rising to 47.9mpg at a constant 56mph.
- 1753cc OHC Turbo Diesel engine. 4 Cylinder in-line. Indirect mechanical fuel injection with glow plug pre-warm. Max output 75PS (DIN) at 4500rpm. Max Torque 150Nm (DIN) at 2500rpm. 0-60mph in 15.2 seconds. 38.7mpg on a simulated urban cycle rising to 56.5mpg at a constant 56mph.

Transmission : 5-speed manual gearbox. Rear wheel drive. 4-speed automatic transmission optional on 1.8 at extra cost.

Brakes : Ventillated 10.5" front disks and rear drums. ABS optional extra on 1.8 and TD (TD only with PAS).

Suspension : Front Macpherson struts with coil springs and rearward-facing anti-roll bar. Rear semi-trailing coil spring system. Fully independant. PAS optional on 1.8 and TD

Exterior features : Tilt-or-slide sunroof with louvred blind; body-coloured polycarbonate bumpers with a black / bright insert; Wide black bodyside moulding with a bright insert; Black ABS plastic housing to door mirrors; Full wheel covers; Tailgate wash / wipe with hatchback; 185/65 TR 14 wheels; Metallic paint optional.

Interior features : Seats trimmed in "Astral" fabric; Manual internally adjustable door mirrors; Intermittant wipe; Steering column fully adjustable for rake and reach; Cigar lighter; Front door storage bins; Center console with trinket tray; Quartz analogue clock; Rear seatback side bolsters; four-spoke steering wheel with center horn push; Ford 2006 RDS stereo radio / cassette with 4 speakers and aerial in rear windscreen; Height-adjustable front seatbelts. Rear seatbelts with center lap-restraint; Internal rear tailgate (or boot) / fuel cap remote release; 60:40 split rear seatback. Drivers seat height adjustable; Front seat head restraints; Internally adjustable door mirrors.



Sierra LX and Sierra Sapphire LX.

Sierra Sapphire LX - Ford Publicity shot Sierra LX - Ford Publicity shot My own Sierra Sapphire 1.6 CFi LX My own Sierra Sapphire 1.6 CFi LX LX fascia - Ford Publicity shot LX passenger cabin - Ford Publicity shot Alarm now becomes standard - Ford Publicity shot
Exceptionally high standards of equipment and a distincly sporty personality give the Sierra LX an image all of its own. The engine coice extends to the silken-smooth Ford 2.0 EFi unit, and the stong styling ensures that it stands out from the crowd. For travel comfort, motoring enjoyment and sports styling, the Sierra LX is in a class by itself - Ford Literature

Engine :
- 1598cc CVH engine. - As Sierra / Sapphire.
- 1769cc CVH engine. - As Sierra / Sapphire.
- 1998cc DOHC engine. 4 cylinder in-line. Electronic multi-point fuel injection with EEC-IV engine management and electronic ignition. Exhaust system catalyst optional. Max output (non-catalyst) 125PS (DIN) at 5500rpm. Max torque (non-catalyst) 174Nm (DIN) at 2500rpm. 0-60mph in 9.1 seconds. 30.7mpg on a simulated urban cycle rising to 48.7mpg at a constant 56mph.
- 1753cc OHC Turbo Diesel engine. - As Sierra / Sapphire.

Transmission : - As Sierra / Sapphire.

Brakes : - As Sierra / Sapphire.

Suspension : - As Sierra / Sapphire. PAS standard on 2.0

Exterior features : As Sierra / Sapphire but with black tailgate spoiler on hatchback; Cobra red insert in bumpers; Narrow bodyside moulding with cobra red insert.

Interior features : As Sierra / Sapphire but with electric front windows; Front sports seats with mechanical lumbar adjust and seatback map pockets; Tachometer; adjustable intrument panel illumination; central locking; Anti-theft alarm with fascia-mounted warning LED; Lights on audible warning; Centre console with storage box with padded lid; Delayed courtsey light 'off' function.



Sierra GLX and Sierra Sapphire GLX.

Sierra Sapphire GLX - Ford Publicity shot Sierra GLX - Ford Publicity shot Headlamp wash / wipe standard on GLX - Ford Publicity shot Sierra Sapphire GLX rear seats - Ford Publicity shot GLX fascia - Ford Publicity shot
The GLX designation means superior levels of equipment, plus more than a hint of sports motoring. Power steering is now standard on 2.0 EFi GLX models to enhance the effortless driving qualities for which this range of cars is renowned. The highly distinctive exterior creates just the right impression for the image-conscious motorist - Ford Literature

Engine :
- 1598cc CVH engine. - As Sierra / Sapphire.
- 1769cc CVH engine. - As Sierra / Sapphire.
- 1998cc DOHC engine. - As Sierra LX / Sapphire LX.
- 1753cc OHC Turbo Diesel engine. - As Sierra / Sapphire.

Transmission : - As Sierra / Sapphire.

Brakes : - As Sierra / Sapphire but with solid 9.9" rear disk brakes on 2.0 models.

Suspension : - As Sierra LX / Sapphire LX.

Exterior features : As Sierra LX / Sapphire LX but with bright insert in bumpers; Narrow bodyside moulding with bright insert; Body-coloured door mirrors; Integral front fog lights; Headlamp wash / wipe; Coachline.

Interior features : As Sierra LX / Sapphire LX but with Seats trimmed in "Halley" fabric; Electrically heated and adjusted door mirrors; Fixed rear seat head restraints (Sapphire) or adjustable rear head restraints (Sierra); Folding rear centre arm-rest; Variable interval intermittant wipe control; Sports three-spoke steering wheel with centre horn push; Quickclear heated front windscreen (optional on 2.0 only); Ford 2007 RDS stereo system with Ford 2028 CD player and 8 speakers (optional - standard fitment is Ford 2006 RDS system as per Sierra LX)



Sierra GLS and Sierra Sapphire GLS.

Sierra Sapphire GLS - Ford Publicity Shot Sierra GLS - Ford Publicity shot
With the verve of its 2.0 EFi engine matched by sports suspension and standard ABS with discs all round, the GLS is the Sierra for the driving enthusiast. The individual styling exudes a strong sports personality, reflected in the lavish interior, where sports front seats and steering wheel and comprehensive instrumentation provide comfort and refinement in addition to sheer motoring pleasure - Ford Literature

Engine :
- 1998cc DOHC EFi engine. - As Sierra LX / Sapphire LX.

Transmission : - As Sierra / Sapphire.

Brakes : - 10.5" Ventillated front discs with solid 9.9" discs at rear. Self adjusting. Electronic ABS with two microprocessors and split hydraulic circuits - one for each front wheel, single circuit for the rear wheels.

Suspension : - As Sierra / Sapphire but with variable rate rear springs, larger diameter front anti-roll bar and gas shock-absorbers.

Exterior features : As Sierra GLX / Sapphire GLX but with cobra red insets in bumpers and bodyside mouldings. 5.5j x 14 alloy wheels with 195/60 tyres; Body-coloured tailgate spoiler on Sierra.

Interior features : As Sierra GLX / Sapphire GLX.



Sierra Ghia and Sierra Sapphire Ghia.

Sierra Ghia - Ford Publicity shot Ghia alloy wheels - Ford Publicity Shot Ghia fascia - Ford Publicity Shot Ghia fascia - Ford Publicity Shot
The Sierra that bears the Ghia crest embodies all the refinement you rightfully expect, and the outstanding power delivery of the Ford DOHC engine reflects the overall smoothness of this model. There's travel comfort in abudance and all the prestige that goes with the coveted Ghia identity - Ford Literature

Engine :
- 1998cc EFi DOHC engine. - As Sierra LX / Sapphire LX.

Transmission : - As Sierra LX / Sapphire LX. Automatic gearbox optional. Permanent 4x4 option available.

Brakes : - As Sierra GLS / Sapphire GLS.

Suspension : - As Sierra GLS / Sapphire GLS but gas shock absorbers available only on Ghia 4x4.

Exterior features : As Sierra GLX / Sapphire GLX but with 5.5j x 14 8-spoke alloy wheels; Bright insert in bumpers and bodyside moulding; Dual tone horn; Coachline.

Interior features : As Sierra GLX / Sapphire GLX but with seats trimmed in "Apollo" fabric; Leather trim optional; Graphic information module with auxilliary warning lights; Heated front windscreen is now standard; Electric front and rear windows; Air conditioning (optional extra); pneumatic lumbar adjustment on front seats; Rear heating ducts; 4-door operated courtesy light with footwell and map-reading lights; Electrically operated sunroof; Ford 2028 CD Player.



Sierra XR4 x 4.

Sierra XR4x4 - Ford publicity shot Sierra Ghia interior, same as XR4 - Ford Publicity shot
The sporty Sierra XR4x4 now has larger, more purposeful yet stylish alloy wheels, for enhanced driving qualities and even better control. The new 4x4 configuration provides new levels of traction, which translate into outstanding driveability, and the generous level of standard equipment now includes an electrically powered sunroof - Ford Literature

Engine :
- 1998cc EFi DOHC engine. - As Sierra LX / Sapphire LX.
- 2933cc "Cologne" engine. V6 with EFi and Ford EEC-IV engine management and exhaust system catalyst. Max output 145PS (DIN) at 5500rpm. Max torque 228Nm (DIN) at 3000rpm. 0-60mph in 8.2 seconds. 18.2mpg on a simulated urban cycle rising to 37.7mpg at a constant 56mph.

Transmission : 5-speed manual gearbox. Drive to all four wheels in a 40:60 (F:R) split. Power Steering.

Brakes : Electronically controlled ABS acting on ventillated 10.2" front disks and solid 9.9" rear disks

Suspension : Front Macpherson struts with coil springs and rearward-facing anti-roll bar. Rear semi-trailing coil spring system. Fully independant. Sports settings with progressive rear springs, gas-filled dampers and a larger diameter front anti-roll bar; Rear stabiliser bar.

Exterior Features : As Sierra GLS / Sapphire GLS but with 6 x 15 alloy wheels; Body-coloured polycarbonate bumpers with black inserts; Narrow black bodyside mouldings

Interior Features : As Sierra Ghia / Sapphire Ghia but with sports seats trimmed in "Zolda" fabric; Headlight and intermittant tailgate wash / wipe; Air conditioning and Ford 2028 CD player available as options at extra cost.



Sierra / LX / GLX / Ghia / Ghia 4x4 Estate Cars.

Sierra Estate car - Ford Publicity shot
Sierra estate models build on the established virtues of their saloon versions while offering highly practical load carrying ability in addition to style, comfort and driveability. All models offer extra loadspace capacity with the split-fold rear seat feature. All models also have tie-down eyes on the floor and a tonneau cover. GLX and Ghia models have a styled integral roof rack for extra versatility - Ford Literature

Engine :
- 1598cc CVH engine. - As Sierra / Sapphire (Available on Estate / LX / GLX only)
- 1769cc CVH engine. - As Sierra / Sapphire (Available on Estate / LX / GLX only)
- 1998cc DOHC engine. - As Sierra LX / Sapphire LX (Available on LX / GLX / Ghia and Ghia 4x4 only)
- 1753cc OHC Turbo Diesel engine. - As Sierra / Sapphire (Available on Estate / LX / GLX only)

Transmission : - As Sierra / Sapphire with the following changes - 4-speed automatic transmission optional. Ghia 4x4 has four-wheel-drive as per XR4x4.

Brakes : - As Sierra / Sapphire except GLX and Ghia estates which features all-round disk brakes. ABS optional.

Suspension : - As Sierra / Sapphire but with relocated rear shock absorbers. Self levelling rear suspension standard on Ghia 4x4 but optional on other trim levels. PAS optional on smaller engines (not 1.6)

Exterior features : - As Sierra / LX / GLX / Ghia.

Interior features : - As Sierra / LX / GLX / Ghia.

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