Key facts

Ford Mustang Convertible, 1973 MY 76D information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4923 mm
How heavy?
1475 kg
What size engine?
4.1 litre, 4091 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
96 PS / 95 bhp / 71 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
270 Nm / 199 / 27.5 kgm @ 1600 rpm


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1973 Ford Mustang Convertible technical specifications


The Ford Mustang Convertible is a convertible/cabriolet with 2 doors and a front mounted powerplant which transmits the power through the rear wheels.
It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 4.1 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 95 bhp (96 PS/71 kW) of power at 3200 rpm, and maximum torque of 270 N·m (199 lb·ft/27.5 kgm) at 1600 rpm.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual transmission.
Stated kerb weight is 1475 kg.
1973 Ford Mustang Convertible data
Ford Mustang Convertible, 1973 MY 76D data
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2770 109.1
Track/tread (front) 1549 61
Track/tread (rear) 1544 60.8
Length 4923 193.8
Width 1882 74.1
Height 1288 50.7
Ground clearance 117 4.6
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1475 kg 3252 lb
Weight distribution 56.9 % front
fuel tank capacity 73.9 litres 16.3 UK Gal 19.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 4.1 litre
4091 cc
(249.648 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93.5 × 99.3 mm
3.68 × 3.91 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
96 PS (95 bhp) (71 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output
23.2 bhp/litre
0.38 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
270 Nm (199 ft·lb) (27.5 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
66 Nm/litre
0.8 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 Carter D3OF-BB carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 829.4 kPa (120.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 681.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
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 65.3 PS/g
48.03 kW/g
64.41 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.82 kg/kW
34.78 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 5½JJ x 14
Wheel size rear 5½JJ x 14
Tyres front E78-14
Tyres rear E78-14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.00
general ID301499
Production total
Model code 76D
Model family
RAC rating 32.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1973 Ford Mustang Convertible added 2012-12-22.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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