1982 Ford Mustang GT

The Ford Mustang GT is a convertible/cabriolet with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers its power to the rear wheels. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 4.9 litres. It musters power and torque figures of 225 bhp (228 PS/168 kW) at 4400 rpm and 407 Nm (300 lbft/41.5 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. With a claimed kerb weight of 1483 kg, the Ford Mustang GT performs the 0-60 mph benchmark sprint in 6.4 seconds and the standing-start quarter mile in 15 seconds. Maximum stated speed is 229 km/h (142 mph).

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1982 Ford Mustang GT information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4554 mm
How heavy?
1483 kg
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
228 PS / 225 bhp / 168 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
407 Nm / 300 ft.lb / 41.5 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.4 s
How fast?
229 km/h, 142 mph

Ford Mustang models

Ford Mustang Cobra -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 1463 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2302 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 5M 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1280 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1250 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
3 door fastback FR 4A 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1340 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fastback FR 5M 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fastback FR 4A 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW

Similar models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 4973 cm3 231 PS 228 bhp 170 kW 1540 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 4973 cm3 240 PS 237 bhp 177 kW 1540 kg
1982 Ford Mustang GT data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2553 mm 100.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1438 mm 56.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1448 mm 57 inches
Length 4554 mm 179.3 inches
Width 1755 mm 69.1 inches
Height 1323 mm 52.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1483 kg 3269 lb
Weight distribution 56.1 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 4.9 litre
4942 cc
(301.579 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 76.2 mm
4 × 3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.33
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 228 PS (225 bhp) (168 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 45.5 bhp/litre
0.75 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 82.36 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1034.9 kPa (150.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 617.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.4 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 17.80 s
Standing quarter-mile 15 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 229 km/h (142 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 153.83 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
113.14 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
151.72 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.84 kg/kW
14.76 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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.68
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID21659
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1982 Ford Mustang GT added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.