Ford Fairlane, 1968 MY

The Ford Fairlane is a rear wheel drive motor car, with its engine located in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 6.4 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 325 bhp (330 PS/242 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 579 N·m (427 lb·ft/59 kgm) at 3200 rpm. Power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Key facts

Ford Fairlane, 1968 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5108 mm
What size engine?
6.4 litre, 6387 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
330 PS / 325 bhp / 242 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
579 Nm / 427 ft.lb / 59 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Ford Fairlane models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 215 PS 212 bhp 158 kW 1615 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1431 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1435 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6490 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1566 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1652 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1575 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6497 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6292 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6292 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
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1968 Ford Fairlane data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front) 1494 mm 58.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1496 mm 58.9 inches
Length 5108 mm 201.1 inches
Width 1892 mm 74.5 inches
Height 1397 mm 55 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 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 6.4 litre
6387 cc
(389.759 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 102.9 × 96 mm
4.05 × 3.78 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
330 PS (325 bhp) (242 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
50.9 bhp/litre
0.83 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
579 Nm (427 ft·lb) (59 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
90.65 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1139.2 kPa (165.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 798.38 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 7.35 x 14
Tyres rear 7.35 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 254 mm
Rear brake diameter 254 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID419023
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 52.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Ford Fairlane added 2015-04-27.
Last modified 2015-04-29.