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Ford Galaxie

(1966 model)

Brief specs of 1966 Ford Galaxie

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 6387 cm3 / 389.8 cu in / 389.8 cu in, 176.0 kW / 236.0 hp / 236.0 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 405.0 N·m / 298.7 lb·ft / 298.7 lb·ft @ 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1966
ModelGalaxieIssued until
SerieGalaxieNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3350 l / 118.30 cu ft / 118.30 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5334 mm / 210.0 in / 210.0 inTotal (curb) weight1792 kg / 3951 lb / 3951 lb
Width2007 mm / 79.0 in / 79.0 inDry weight
Height1435 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3023 mm / 119.0 in / 119.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.45 m2 / 26.4 sq ft / 26.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore102.9 mm / 4.05 in / 4.05 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke96.0 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.07
Fuel supplyEngine displacement6387 cm3 / 389.8 cu in / 389.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity798.38 cm3/cylinder / 48.720 cu in/cylinder / 48.720 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power176.0 kW / 236.0 hp / 236.0 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque405.0 N·m / 298.7 lb·ft / 298.7 lb·ft at 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)54.5 kW / 73.0 hp / 73.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output27.6 kW/l / 0.606 bhp/cu in / 0.606 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque63.4 N·m/l / 0.55 lb·ft/cu in / 0.55 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)7.70 s / 7.70 s / 7.70 sTop (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)11.30 s / 11.30 s / 11.30 sPower-to-weight ratio131.7 kW/ton / 99.8 bhp/ton / 99.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Galaxie

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