Stag Specs

Designed by Giovanni Michelotti
25,939 were built from 1970 to 1977

1970-73 MkI
1973-77 MkII
1975-77 MkII
1975-77 MkII

3D Cutaway Mkll



Front engined, mounted longitudinally, gearbox in line. Rear wheel drive, 2+2 seater, 2 door luxury sports tourer coupé. Soft-top convertible/cabriolet with removable hardtop. All steel monocoque with T-bar rollover protection.


SOHC V8, 90° vee, 16 valves.
1 overhead camshaft per cylinder bank.
Cast iron block, 5 main bearings.
Aluminium cylinder heads.
Naturally aspirated petrol.
Displacement: 3ltr, 2,977cc, (182.9 ci)
Bore: 86mm, Stroke: 64.5mm
Compression ratio: 9.25:1
Dual sports exhast system.
Dual Carburettors, Zenith-Stromberg CDSE
Cold air itake system
Power output: 146bhp (108kW) @5,700rpm
Torque output: 170lb ft (230Nm) @3,500rpm


Power windows, power steering, rake and reach adjustable leather-bound steering wheel, large, fully adjustable reclining bucket seats, arm rests with red rear illumination and under-door puddle illumination. Smiths instruments set into a walnut dash, parcel shelf under the lockable glove box and lap/sash safety belts. Quad quartz-halogen headlamps and fender mounted indicators.

Dimensions & Weight

Kerb weight: 1267.5kg
Wheelbase: 2540mm
Front track: 1330mm
Rear track: 1342mm
Overall length: 4420mm
Overall width: 1613mm
Ground clearance: 157.48mm
Length/wheelbase ratio: 1.74
Turning circle: 10.4m
Fuel capacity: 63ltr


Automatic: 3-speed, Borg-Warner
Shifter: floor-mounted
First: 2.390:1
Second: 1.450:1
Third: 1.000:1
Reverse: 2.090:1
Final drive: 3.700:1
Manual: 4-speed with overdrive
Shifter: floor-mounted
First: 2.995:1
Second: 2.100:1
Third: 1.386:1
Fourth: 1.000:1
Overdrive/Third: 1.100:1
Overdrive/Forth: 0.790:1
Reverse: 3.369:1
Final drive: 3.700:1


Front: Independent with Macpherson struts. Coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear: Independent with semitrailing arms. Coil springs, rubber insulated steel sub-frame.


Power assisted rack & pinion
3 turns lock to lock

Wheels & Tyres

GKN Kent Alloys
14x5.5J, 4x114.3PCD
185HR14 radial tyres


Servo assisted hydraulic, split circuit
Front: 270mm disks
Rear: 228mm drums
Servo: 3:1 boost ratio


Maximum speed: 190kph
0-100kph: 9.1-11.6 seconds
1/4 mile: 17.1-18.2 seconds
Power-to-weight ratio: 11.7kg/kw
Overall fuel consumption: 13.7Ltr/100km