2008 Ford Mustang GT Automatic, 2010 MY US

The Ford Mustang GT is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies its power through the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 4.6 litre capacity. This powerplant features single overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 3 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 315 bhp (319 PS/235 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 440 N·m (325 lb·ft/44.9 kgm) at 4250 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed automatic gearbox. It weighs a stated 1622 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

2008 Ford Mustang GT Automatic, 2010 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4778 mm
How heavy?
1622 kg
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4601 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
319 PS / 315 bhp / 235 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
440 Nm / 325 ft.lb / 44.9 kgm @ 4250 rpm

Ford Mustang models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 2261 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1607 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 2261 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1603 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 2261 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1681 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 2261 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1684 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 3726 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 3726 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 4951 cm3 441 PS 435 bhp 324 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 4951 cm3 441 PS 435 bhp 324 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 4951 cm3 441 PS 435 bhp 324 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 4951 cm3 441 PS 435 bhp 324 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 4951 cm3 441 PS 435 bhp 324 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 4951 cm3 441 PS 435 bhp 324 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5163 cm3 533 PS 526 bhp 392 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5163 cm3 533 PS 526 bhp 392 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 3726 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 3726 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5163 cm3 533 PS 526 bhp 392 kW 1706 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5163 cm3 533 PS 526 bhp 392 kW 1658 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5163 cm3 533 PS 526 bhp 392 kW 1680 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5163 cm3 533 PS 526 bhp 392 kW 1720 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 2264 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 2264 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 2264 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 2264 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 4951 cm3 426 PS 420 bhp 313 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 4951 cm3 426 PS 420 bhp 313 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 4951 cm3 426 PS 420 bhp 313 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 4951 cm3 426 PS 420 bhp 313 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 3726 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 3726 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW

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2008 Ford Mustang GT Automatic data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2720 mm 107.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1582 mm 62.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1598 mm 62.9 inches
Length 4778 mm 188.1 inches
Width 1877 mm 73.9 inches
Height 1412 mm 55.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1622 kg 3576 lb
Weight distribution 54 % front
fuel tank capacity 60.6 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 V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.6 litre
4601 cc
(280.77 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.2 × 90 mm
3.55 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
3 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
319 PS (315 bhp) (235 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
68.5 bhp/litre
1.12 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
440 Nm (325 ft·lb) (44.9 kgm)
at 4250 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
95.63 Nm/litre
1.16 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.8:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1201.7 kPa (174.3 psi)
Maximum RPM 6250 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 575.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 196.9 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
144.82 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
194.2 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.91 kg/kW
11.53 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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.PR.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 8.0 x 18
Wheel size rear 8.0 x 18
Tyres front P235/50 WR 18
Tyres rear P235/50 WR 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 316 mm
Rear brake diameter 300 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID191598
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 40.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Ford Mustang GT Automatic added 2008-11-19.
Last modified 2013-02-28.