2012 Ford Mustang GT, 2013 MY US

The Mustang GT is an automobile from Ford, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door coupé body style. Its 5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 8 cylinder that produces 420 bhp (426 PS/313 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 529 N·m (390 lb·ft/53.9 kgm) at 4250 rpm. A 6 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels. It weighs a claimed 1641 kg at the kerb.

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Ford Mustang GT -
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Key facts

2012 Ford Mustang GT, 2013 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4788 mm
How heavy?
1641 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 4951 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
426 PS / 420 bhp / 313 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
529 Nm / 390 ft.lb / 53.9 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
Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 -
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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2012 Ford Mustang GT 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) 1562 mm 61.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1577 mm 62.1 inches
Length 4788 mm 188.5 inches
Width 1877 mm 73.9 inches
Height 1417 mm 55.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1641 kg 3618 lb
Weight distribution
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 5 litre
4951 cc
(302.129 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92.2 × 92.7 mm
3.63 × 3.65 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.99
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 426 PS (420 bhp) (313 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output 84.8 bhp/litre
1.39 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 529 Nm (390 ft·lb) (53.9 kgm)
at 4250 rpm
Specific torque 106.85 Nm/litre
1.29 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1342.7 kPa (194.7 psi)
Maximum RPM 7000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 618.88 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 259.5 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
190.86 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
255.94 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.24 kg/kW
8.75 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.3Li.CS.PR.ARB.
Wheel size front 8.0 x 18
Wheel size rear 8.0 x 18
Tyres front P235/50 R 18
Tyres rear P235/50 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 336 mm
Rear brake diameter 300 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.65
Final drive ratio 3.31
general
Carfolio.com ID270435
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Ford Mustang GT added 2012-05-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.