Key facts

Ford Mustang Fastback, 1965 MY information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4613 mm
What size engine?
4.7 litre, 4727 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
228 PS / 225 bhp / 168 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
414 Nm / 305 / 42.2 kgm @ 3200 rpm


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1965 Ford Mustang Fastback technical specifications


This automobile has a 2 door coupé type body with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 4.7 litres. For this model it provides power and torque figures of 225 bhp (228 PS/168 kW) at 4800 rpm and 414 Nm (305 lbft/42.2 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively.
A 4 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the wheels.
1965 Ford Mustang Fastback data
Ford Mustang Fastback, 1965 MY data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2743 108
Track/tread (front) 1422 56
Track/tread (rear) 1422 56
Length 4613 181.6
Width 1732 68.2
Height 1300 51.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60.6 litres 13.3 UK Gal 16 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90.0° vee
Capacity 4.7 litre
4727 cc
(288.459 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 72.9 mm
4 × 2.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.39
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 228 PS (225 bhp) (168 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 47.6 bhp/litre
0.78 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 414 Nm (305 ft·lb) (42.2 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 87.58 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1100.6 kPa (159.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 590.88 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
Weight-to-power ratio
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
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.LS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 6.95 x 14
Tyres rear 6.95 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 254 mm
Rear brake diameter 254 mm
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio
general ID175813
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1965 Ford Mustang Fastback added 2008-04-21.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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