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Ford Mustang GT Premium Coupe

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Ford Mustang GT Premium Coupe

2-door 4-seater coupé, 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 4606 cm3 / 281.1 cu in / 281.1 cu in, 224.0 kW / 300.4 hp / 300.4 hp @ 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm, 433.9 N·m / 320.0 lb·ft / 320.0 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, consumption 13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from2008
ModelMustang GT Premium CoupeIssued until
SerieMustangNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)368 l / 13.00 cu ft / 13.00 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2407 l / 85.00 cu ft / 85.00 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)500 l / 17.66 cu ft / 17.66 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4770 mm / 187.8 in / 187.8 inTotal (curb) weight1116 kg / 2460 lb / 2460 lb
Width1890 mm / 74.4 in / 74.4 inDry weight
Height1390 mm / 54.7 in / 54.7 inLoad capacity450 kg / 992 lb / 992 lb
Wheelbase2730 mm / 107.5 in / 107.5 inGross (max.) weight1566 kg / 3452 lb / 3452 lb
Track frontTowing weight906 kg / 1997 lb / 1997 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity61 l / 13.4 UK gal / 16.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.23 m2 / 24.0 sq ft / 24.0 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 valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjection. Sequentially electronic fuel injectionEngine displacement4606 cm3 / 281.1 cu in / 281.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power224.0 kW / 300.4 hp / 300.4 hp at 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm
AspirationMax. torque433.9 N·m / 320.0 lb·ft / 320.0 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)89.6 kW / 120.2 hp / 120.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output48.6 kW/l / 1.069 bhp/cu in / 1.069 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque94.2 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
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 ratio273.9 kW/ton / 207.5 bhp/ton / 207.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)15.7 l/100km / 18.0 mpg-UK / 15.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)10.2 l/100km / 27.7 mpg-UK / 23.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions140 g/km / 225 g/mi / 225 g/mi
  Range466 km / 289 mi / 289 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/55-ZR17Tyres rear235/55-ZR17
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front347 mm / 13.7 in / 13.7 inBrake diameter rear296 mm / 11.7 in / 11.7 in
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Mustang GT Premium Coupe

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