Ford Galaxie 500, 1963 MY

Ford Galaxie 500 is an automobile that has a 4 door saloon body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 3.6 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 138 bhp (140 PS/103 kW) of power at 4200 rpm, and maximum torque of 275 N·m (203 lb·ft/28 kgm) at 2200 rpm. A 3 speed manual transmission transmits the power to the driven wheels. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1734 kg.

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Ford Galaxie 500, 1963 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5331 mm
How heavy?
1734 kg
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3642 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
140 PS / 138 bhp / 103 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
275 Nm / 203 ft.lb / 28 kgm @ 2200 rpm

Ford Galaxie models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3767 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3767 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3767 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3767 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3682 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3682 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3205 cm3 129 PS 127 bhp 95 kW 1338 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3205 cm3 129 PS 127 bhp 95 kW 1218 kg
1963 Ford Galaxie 500 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3023 mm 119 inches
Track/tread (front) 1549 mm 61 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1524 mm 60 inches
Length 5331 mm 209.9 inches
Width 2032 mm 80 inches
Height 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1734 kg 3823 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75 litres 16.5 UK Gal 19.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.6 litre
3642 cc
(222.248 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 91.95 × 91.4 mm
3.62 × 3.6 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE)
140 PS (138 bhp) (103 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE)
37.9 bhp/litre
0.62 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE)
275 Nm (203 ft·lb) (28 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE)
75.51 Nm/litre
0.91 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 948.9 kPa (137.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 607 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 80.69 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
59.35 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
79.58 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.85 kg/kW
28.15 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
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.LS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 7.50 x 14
Tyres rear 7.50 x 14
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 ID135927
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 31.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Ford Galaxie 500 added 2005-12-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.