Ford Mustang Fastback, 1973 MY 63D

The Ford Mustang Fastback is a 2 door coupé style automobile with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 4.1 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 95 bhp (96 PS/71 kW) at 3200 rpm and 270 N·m (199 lb·ft/27.5 kgm) at 1600 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels compliments of a 3 speed manual set of gears. The Ford Mustang Fastback weighs a quoted 1422 kg at the kerb.

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Ford Mustang Fastback, 1973 MY 63D information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4923 mm
How heavy?
1422 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 ft.lb / 27.5 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Ford Mustang models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4091 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1475 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1517 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 1594 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5766 cm3 263 PS 259 bhp 193 kW 1646 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 263 PS 259 bhp 193 kW 1647 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1520 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4091 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1478 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 263 PS 259 bhp 193 kW 1593 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 1542 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1465 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 263 PS 259 bhp 193 kW 1595 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1468 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4091 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1426 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1461 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4091 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1418 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 263 PS 259 bhp 193 kW 1589 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 1538 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1464 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 263 PS 259 bhp 193 kW 1591 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4091 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1422 kg
Ford Mustang Hardtop -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 263 PS 259 bhp 193 kW 1590 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4091 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1419 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 1539 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1461 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 263 PS 259 bhp 193 kW 1592 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1465 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4091 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1423 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 263 PS 259 bhp 193 kW 1597 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1468 kg
Ford Mustang Mach 1 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 1547 kg

Similar models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3802 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1326 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1454 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4094 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1462 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4093 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4095 cm3 99 PS 98 bhp 73 kW 1250 kg
1973 Ford Mustang Fastback data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
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 1422 kg 3135
Weight distribution 56.5 % front
fuel tank capacity 73.9 litres 16.3 UK Gal 19.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
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
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
96 PS (95 bhp) (71 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output
(net)
23.2 bhp/litre
0.38 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
270 Nm (199 ft·lb) (27.5 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
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
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 67.74 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
49.82 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
66.81 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.07 kg/kW
33.53 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 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
Braked area
Gearbox 3
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.00
general
Carfolio.com ID301554
Production total
Model code 63D
Model family
RAC rating 32.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1973 Ford Mustang Fastback added 2012-12-22.
Last modified 2013-02-28.