2003 Ford GT, 2005 MY US

The GT is a road car from Ford, with rear wheel drive, a mid mounted engine and a 2 door coupé body style. Its engine is a supercharged petrol, 5.4 litre, double overhead camshaft 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. In this application it has an output of 550 bhp (558 PS/410 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 678 N·m (500 lb·ft/69.1 kgm) at 4500 rpm. This power is supplied to the wheels through a 6 speed manual gearbox. With a claimed kerb weight of 1538 kg, the Ford GT can dispense with the 0-60 mph yardstick in 3.5 seconds and the quarter mile from rest in 11.7 seconds. It is said to be able to attain a top speed of 330 km/h (205 mph).

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Key facts

2003 Ford GT, 2005 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4643 mm
How heavy?
1538 kg
What size engine?
5.4 litre, 5409 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
558 PS / 550 bhp / 410 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
678 Nm / 500 ft.lb / 69.1 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 3.5 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 3.9 s
How fast?
330 km/h, 205 mph

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2003 Ford GT data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2710 mm 106.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1599 mm 63 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1618 mm 63.7 inches
Length 4643 mm 182.8 inches
Width 1953 mm 76.9 inches
Height 1125 mm 44.3 inches
Ground clearance 127 mm 5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1538 kg 3391 lb
Weight distribution 43 % front
fuel tank capacity 66.3 litres 14.6 UK Gal 17.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.4 litre
5409 cc
(330.077 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.2 × 105.8 mm
3.55 × 4.17 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.85
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
558 PS (550 bhp) (410 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
101.7 bhp/litre
1.67 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
678 Nm (500 ft·lb) (69.1 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
125.35 Nm/litre
1.51 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1575.2 kPa (228.5 psi)
Maximum RPM 6500 rpm
crankshaft bearings 8
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 676.13 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Compressor 1 Eaton 2300 supercharger
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 3.1 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 3.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 3.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 7.80 s
Standing quarter-mile 11.7 s
@ 123 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 330 km/h (205 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 362.58 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
266.67 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
357.61 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.16 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 3.75 kg/kW
6.26 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.700
Turning circle 12.20 m
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 9 x 18
Wheel size rear 11.5 x 19
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 235/45 ZR 18
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 315/40 ZR 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 355 mm
Rear brake diameter 335 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.63
Final drive ratio 3.36
general
Carfolio.com ID110594
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 40.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Ford GT added 2003-06-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.