Ford Mustang Convertible 351 Automatic, 1971 MY

The Mustang Convertible 351 is a rear wheel drive convertible/cabriolet car with a front positioned engine, produced by Ford. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.8 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 285 bhp (289 PS/213 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 502 N·m (370 lb·ft/51.2 kgm) at 3400 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission.

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Key facts

Ford Mustang Convertible 351 Automatic, 1971 MY brief technical data

What body style?2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?4813 mm
What size engine?5.8 litre, 5766 cm3
How many cylinders?8, V
How much power? 289 PS / 285 bhp / 213 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque? 502 Nm / 370 ft.lb / 51.2 kgm @ 3400 rpm

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4097 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 1400 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5753 cm3 179 PS 177 bhp 132 kW 1527 kg
Ford Mustang Mach 1 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1451 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5753 cm3 270 PS 266 bhp 198 kW 1654 kg
Ford Mustang Boss 351 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1615 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4091 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1456 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1498 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1532 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 289 PS 285 bhp 213 kW 1598 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4091 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4091 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1400 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1442 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 289 PS 285 bhp 213 kW 1542 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5766 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1516 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 289 PS 285 bhp 213 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4091 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6990 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW 1649 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6990 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7022 cm3 375 PS 370 bhp 276 kW 1460 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1320 kg
Ford Mustang Mach 1 429 Super Cobra Jet -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6990 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5563 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5737 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5563 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6573 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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1971 Ford Mustang Convertible 351 Automatic data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2769 mm 109 inches
Track/tread (front) 1562 mm 61.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1549 mm 61 inches
Length 4813 mm 189.5 inches
Width 1882 mm 74.1 inches
Height 1283 mm 50.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75 litres 16.5 UK Gal 19.8 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 5.8 litre
5766 cc
(351.863 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.9 mm
4 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
289 PS (285 bhp) (213 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
49.4 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
502 Nm (370 ft·lb) (51.2 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
87.06 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.7:1
Fuel system 1 Autolite carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1094.1 kPa (158.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 720.75 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
Weight-to-power ratio
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 E78-14
Tyres rear E78-14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.00
general
Carfolio.com ID271051
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1971 Ford Mustang Convertible 351 Automatic added 2012-05-21.
Last modified 2013-02-28.