1966 Ford Galaxie 500 428, 1967 MY

The Ford Galaxie 500 428 is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies the power to the rear wheels. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 7 litres. It develops power and torque figures of 345 bhp (350 PS/257 kW) at 4600 rpm and 626 Nm (462 lbft/63.8 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a claimed 1750 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

1966 Ford Galaxie 500 428, 1967 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5410 mm
How heavy?
1750 kg
What size engine?
7 litre, 6990 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
350 PS / 345 bhp / 257 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
626 Nm / 462 ft.lb / 63.8 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Ford Galaxie models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW

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1966 Ford Galaxie 500 428 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3023 mm 119 inches
Track/tread (front) 1575 mm 62 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 5410 mm 213 inches
Width 2007 mm 79 inches
Height 1415 mm 55.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1750 kg 3858 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7 litre
6990 cc
(426.556 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 104.9 × 101.1 mm
4.13 × 3.98 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
350 PS (345 bhp) (257 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
49.4 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
626 Nm (462 ft·lb) (63.8 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
89.56 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 Ford carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1125.4 kPa (163.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 873.75 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 199.88 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
147.01 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
197.14 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.8 kg/kW
11.36 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 8.15-15
Tyres rear 8.15-15
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.25
general
Carfolio.com ID277618
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 54.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Ford Galaxie 500 428 added 2012-06-19.
Last modified 2013-02-28.