Ford Mustang Hardtop, 1968 MY

Ford Mustang Hardtop is a car that has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 3.3 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 115 bhp (117 PS/86 kW) of power at 3800 rpm, and maximum torque of 258 N·m (190 lb·ft/26.3 kgm) at 2200 rpm. The power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox. The Ford Mustang Hardtop weighs a quoted 1251 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

Ford Mustang Hardtop, 1968 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4663 mm
How heavy?
1251 kg
What size engine?
3.3 litre, 3275 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
117 PS / 115 bhp / 86 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
258 Nm / 190 ft.lb / 26.3 kgm @ 2200 rpm

Ford Mustang models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3273 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1416 kg
Ford Mustang Boss 302 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW 1550 kg
Ford Mustang Boss 302 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW 1474 kg
Ford Mustang Boss 429 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7026 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
Ford Mustang Boss 429 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7080 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW 1686 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3275 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1447 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1336 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1649 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1512 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1547 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
Ford Mustang Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3275 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4095 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1575 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1501 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1481 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1477 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
1968 Ford Mustang Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Length 4663 mm 183.6 inches
Width 1801 mm 70.9 inches
Height 1311 mm 51.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1251 kg 2758 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60.5 litres 13.3 UK Gal 16 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.3 litre
3275 cc
(199.853 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93.5 × 79.5 mm
3.68 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
117 PS (115 bhp) (86 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
35.1 bhp/litre
0.58 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
258 Nm (190 ft·lb) (26.3 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
78.78 Nm/litre
0.95 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 990 kPa (143.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 545.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 93.2 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
68.55 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
91.93 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.59 kg/kW
24.37 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 front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 12.00 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID11341
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Ford Mustang Hardtop added 1999-12-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.