Ford Falcon, 1968 MY

The Ford Falcon is a rear wheel drive automobile, with the engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. Its 4.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that has an output of 230 bhp (233 PS/172 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 420 N·m (310 lb·ft/42.8 kgm) at 2800 rpm. A 3 speed manual transmission transfers the power to the wheels.

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Key facts

Ford Falcon, 1968 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4686 mm
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
233 PS / 230 bhp / 172 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
420 Nm / 310 ft.lb / 42.8 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Ford Falcon models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2782 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 2782 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2782 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 2782 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW

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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
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 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 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 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
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
AMC Rambler American 440 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 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
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 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 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
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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
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 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
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
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 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
2 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
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 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1558 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1566 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1559 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1571 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 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 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 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1574 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1583 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1575 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1610 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1618 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1611 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1623 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1587 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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
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 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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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
2 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
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
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
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
1968 Ford Falcon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2819 mm 111 inches
Track/tread (front) 1473 mm 58 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1473 mm 58 inches
Length 4686 mm 184.5 inches
Width 1867 mm 73.5 inches
Height 1397 mm 55 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60.6 litres 13.3 UK Gal 16 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)
233 PS (230 bhp) (172 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
46.5 bhp/litre
0.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
420 Nm (310 ft·lb) (42.8 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
84.99 Nm/litre
1.03 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1068 kPa (154.9 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 7.75-14
Tyres rear 7.75-14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.00
general
Carfolio.com ID418869
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Ford Falcon added 2015-04-30.
Last modified 2015-04-30.