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Ford Mustang Hardtop

(1968 model)

Brief specs of 1968 Ford Mustang Hardtop

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3275 cm3 / 199.9 cu in / 199.9 cu in, 85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, 258.0 N·m / 190.3 lb·ft / 190.3 lb·ft @ 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1968
ModelMustang HardtopIssued until
SerieMustangNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4663 mm / 183.6 in / 183.6 inTotal (curb) weight1251 kg / 2758 lb / 2758 lb
Width1801 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height1311 mm / 51.6 in / 51.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2743 mm / 108.0 in / 108.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1486 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1486 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.3 UK gal / 16.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.01 m2 / 21.6 sq ft / 21.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore93.5 mm / 3.68 in / 3.68 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.18
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3275 cm3 / 199.9 cu in / 199.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity545.83 cm3/cylinder / 33.309 cu in/cylinder / 33.309 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque258.0 N·m / 190.3 lb·ft / 190.3 lb·ft at 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)34.3 kW / 46.0 hp / 46.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output26.2 kW/l / 0.576 bhp/cu in / 0.576 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque78.8 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio91.9 kW/ton / 69.7 bhp/ton / 69.7 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
Steeringrecirculating ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Mustang Hardtop

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