1969 Ford Custom, 1970 MY

The Ford Custom is a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with its powerplant placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 4.9 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 220 bhp (223 PS/164 kW) at 4600 rpm and 407 N·m (300 lb·ft/41.5 kgm) at 2600 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual transmission.

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Key facts

1969 Ford Custom, 1970 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5433 mm
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
223 PS / 220 bhp / 164 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
407 Nm / 300 ft.lb / 41.5 kgm @ 2600 rpm

Ford Custom models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3933 cm3 104 PS 103 bhp 77 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1769 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1723 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1749 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7026 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7026 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1733 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1749 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1732 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
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 1755 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1755 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1716 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1732 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1739 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4981 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1650 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1541 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1549 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1538 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1554 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1558 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1566 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1554 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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1969 Ford Custom data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
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 2027 mm 79.8 inches
Height 1394 mm 54.9 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 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
(gross)
223 PS (220 bhp) (164 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
44.5 bhp/litre
0.73 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 2600 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
82.36 Nm/litre
1 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) 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 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 F78-15
Tyres rear F78-15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID275847
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Ford Custom added 2012-06-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.