Ford XL Fastback Automatic, 1968 MY

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 4.9 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 210 bhp (213 PS/157 kW) at 4600 rpm and 406 N·m (299 lb·ft/41.4 kgm) at 2600 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

Ford XL Fastback Automatic, 1968 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5418 mm
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
213 PS / 210 bhp / 157 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
406 Nm / 299 ft.lb / 41.4 kgm @ 2600 rpm

Ford XL models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 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 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 1921 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1720 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW 1720 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1528 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
1968 Ford XL Fastback 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 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)
213 PS (210 bhp) (157 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
42.5 bhp/litre
0.7 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
406 Nm (299 ft·lb) (41.4 kgm)
at 2600 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
82.15 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1032.4 kPa (149.7 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 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 ID420728
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Ford XL Fastback Automatic added 2015-04-30.
Last modified 2015-04-30.