Ford Falcon Futura Wagon, 1968 MY

The Falcon Futura Wagon is a passenger car from Ford, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 5 door estate/station wagon body style. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.7 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it produces 195 bhp (198 PS/145 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 380 N·m (280 lb·ft/38.8 kgm) at 2400 rpm. The power is delivered to the wheels through a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Key facts

Ford Falcon Futura Wagon, 1968 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5047 mm
What size engine?
4.7 litre, 4728 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
198 PS / 195 bhp / 145 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
380 Nm / 280 ft.lb / 38.8 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Ford Falcon models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 2782 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3275 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 3275 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 2782 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3275 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 2782 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 3275 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 2782 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW

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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1768 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1795 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1776 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1787 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1789 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1780 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1807 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1815 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1803 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1777 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1820 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1793 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1764 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1784 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1800 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1781 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1776 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1747 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1755 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1768 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1744 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1764 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1781 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1760 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1734 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1742 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1730 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1746 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4728 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4728 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4728 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4728 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4490 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4490 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW
1968 Ford Falcon Futura Wagon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2870 mm 113 inches
Track/tread (front) 1473 mm 58 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1473 mm 58 inches
Length 5047 mm 198.7 inches
Width 1892 mm 74.5 inches
Height 1422 mm 56 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 76 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20.1 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 4.7 litre
4728 cc
(288.52 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 72.9 mm
4 × 2.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.39
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
198 PS (195 bhp) (145 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
41.2 bhp/litre
0.68 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
380 Nm (280 ft·lb) (38.8 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
80.37 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.7:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1010 kPa (146.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 591 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 ID419243
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Ford Falcon Futura Wagon added 2015-04-30.
Last modified 2015-04-30.