Ford Fairlane 500, 1963 MY

The Fairlane 500 is a passenger car from Ford, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. Its 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2.8 litres. For this model it develops power and torque figures of 101 bhp (102 PS/75 kW) at 4400 rpm and 212 Nm (156 lbft/21.6 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. A 3 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels. The Ford Fairlane 500 weighs a claimed 1354 kg at the kerb.

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Ford Fairlane 500, 1963 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5019 mm
How heavy?
1354 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2782 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
102 PS / 101 bhp / 75 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
212 Nm / 156 ft.lb / 21.6 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Ford Fairlane models

2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3OD 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3642 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2782 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 2782 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2782 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 2782 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2782 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2782 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 2782 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 2782 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW
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1963 Ford Fairlane 500 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2934 mm 115.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1448 mm 57 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1422 mm 56 inches
Length 5019 mm 197.6 inches
Width 1811 mm 71.3 inches
Height 1407 mm 55.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1354 kg 2985 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.8 litre
2782 cc
(169.768 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 74.7 mm
3.5 × 2.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.19
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE)
102 PS (101 bhp) (75 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(SAE)
36.3 bhp/litre
0.59 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE)
212 Nm (156 ft·lb) (21.6 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE)
76.2 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.7:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 957.6 kPa (138.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 463.67 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 75.63 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
55.62 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
74.59 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.98 kg/kW
30.03 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.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 6.50 x 13
Tyres rear 6.50 x 13
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 ID136191
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Ford Fairlane 500 added 2005-12-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.