1969 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop, 1970 MY

The Galaxie 500 Hardtop is a motor vehicle from Ford, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door coupé body style. The Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.8 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 250 bhp (253 PS/186 kW) of power at 4600 rpm, and maximum torque of 481 N·m (355 lb·ft/49 kgm) at 2600 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual 'box.

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Key facts

1969 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop, 1970 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5433 mm
What size engine?
5.8 litre, 5766 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
253 PS / 250 bhp / 186 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
481 Nm / 355 ft.lb / 49 kgm @ 2600 rpm

Ford Galaxie models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1869 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3933 cm3 104 PS 103 bhp 77 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1844 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1844 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1777 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1761 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1838 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1838 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1838 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7022 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1838 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1777 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1745 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1793 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1761 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW

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1969 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3073 mm 121 inches
Track/tread (front) 1600 mm 63 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1626 mm 64 inches
Length 5433 mm 213.9 inches
Width 2024 mm 79.7 inches
Height 1359 mm 53.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 92.8 litres 20.4 UK Gal 24.5 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)
253 PS (250 bhp) (186 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
43.4 bhp/litre
0.71 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
481 Nm (355 ft·lb) (49 kgm)
at 2600 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
83.42 Nm/litre
1.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 1 Autolite carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1048.3 kPa (152 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 G78-15
Tyres rear G78-15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.25
general
Carfolio.com ID275649
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop added 2012-06-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.