Key facts

Ford Mustang Hardtop, 1968 MY information summary

What body style?
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 / 26.3 kgm @ 2200 rpm


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1968 Ford Mustang Hardtop technical specifications


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.
1968 Ford Mustang Hardtop data
Ford Mustang Hardtop, 1968 MY data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2743 108
Track/tread (front) 1486 58.5
Track/tread (rear) 1486 58.5
Length 4663 183.6
Width 1801 70.9
Height 1311 51.6
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
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
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
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
117 PS (115 bhp) (86 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output
35.1 bhp/litre
0.58 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
258 Nm (190 ft·lb) (26.3 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
78.78 Nm/litre
0.95 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
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
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/g
68.55 kW/g
91.93 bhp/ton
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 per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball
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
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general 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.

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