Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible Automatic, 1969 MY

The Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible is a rear wheel drive road car, with its engine placed in the front, and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body. Its 3.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder that produces 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 318 N·m (235 lb·ft/32.4 kgm) at 2200 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox. Its stated weight at the kerb is 1838 kg.

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Key facts

Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible Automatic, 1969 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5433 mm
How heavy?
1838 kg
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?
318 Nm / 235 ft.lb / 32.4 kgm @ 2200 rpm

Ford Galaxie models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1869 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3933 cm3 104 PS 103 bhp 77 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1844 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1844 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1761 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1777 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1838 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1838 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1838 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7022 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1777 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1745 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1793 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1761 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1595 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1518 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1530 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1530 kg
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 3769 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3769 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4094 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4094 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3748 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 3748 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3748 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 3748 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
1969 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3073 mm 121 inches
Track/tread (front) 1600 mm 63 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1625 mm 64 inches
Length 5433 mm 213.9 inches
Width 2027 mm 79.8 inches
Height 1372 mm 54 inches
Ground clearance 130 mm 5.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1838 kg 4052 lb
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)
318 Nm (235 ft·lb) (32.4 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
80.92 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 1 Carter carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1016.8 kPa (147.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
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 82.74 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
60.86 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
81.61 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.43 kg/kW
27.45 lb/bhp
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 7.75-15
Tyres rear 7.75-15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.80
general
Carfolio.com ID433972
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 38.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible Automatic added 2015-09-04.
Last modified 2015-09-06.