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Ford Thunderbird

(1969 model)

Brief specs of 1969 Ford Thunderbird

4-door 2-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder V engine, 7029 cm3 / 428.9 cu in / 428.9 cu in, 265.0 kW / 355.4 hp / 355.4 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1969
ModelThunderbirdIssued until
SerieThunderbirdNumber 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 seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

LengthTotal (curb) weight
WidthDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2900 mm / 114.2 in / 114.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity91 l / 20.0 UK gal / 24.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
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 valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement7029 cm3 / 428.9 cu in / 428.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power265.0 kW / 355.4 hp / 355.4 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)106.0 kW / 142.1 hp / 142.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.7 kW/l / 0.828 bhp/cu in / 0.828 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque42.7 N·m/l / 0.37 lb·ft/cu in / 0.37 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)29.4 l/100km / 9.6 mpg-UK / 8.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)14.7 l/100km / 19.2 mpg-UK / 16.0 mpg-US
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 alignment
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 detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Thunderbird

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