Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop Automatic, 1968 MY

This car has a 2 door coupé body style with a front located engine driving through the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 3.9 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 317 N·m (234 lb·ft/32.3 kgm) at 2200 rpm. The power is delivered to the wheels through a 3 speed automatic transmission.

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Key facts

Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop Automatic, 1968 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5418 mm
What size engine?
3.9 litre, 3930 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
152 PS / 150 bhp / 112 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
317 Nm / 234 ft.lb / 32.3 kgm @ 2200 rpm

Ford Galaxie models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 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 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 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
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 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 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 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 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 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 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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1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3023 mm 119 inches
Track/tread (front) 1575 mm 62 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 5418 mm 213.3 inches
Width 1981 mm 78 inches
Height 1387 mm 54.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 94.7 litres 20.8 UK Gal 25 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.9 litre
3930 cc
(239.823 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 80.8 mm
4 × 3.18 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.26
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
152 PS (150 bhp) (112 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
38.2 bhp/litre
0.63 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
317 Nm (234 ft·lb) (32.3 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
80.66 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1013.6 kPa (147 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 655 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 7.75 x 15
Tyres rear 7.75 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID418418
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 38.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop Automatic added 2015-04-30.
Last modified 2015-04-30.