Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop Automatic, 1969 MY

The Galaxie 500 Hardtop is a rear wheel drive coupé road car with a front positioned engine, sold by Ford. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 4.9 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 220 bhp (223 PS/164 kW) at 4600 rpm and 407 Nm (300 lbft/41.5 kgm) at 2600 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission.

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Key facts

Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop Automatic, 1969 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5433 mm
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
223 PS / 220 bhp / 164 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
407 Nm / 300 ft.lb / 41.5 kgm @ 2600 rpm

Ford Galaxie models

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

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4748 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4748 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1528 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1536 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1525 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1541 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1555 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1528 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1544 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1560 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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
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 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1479 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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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 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 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
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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 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 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 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 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 4M 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 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 233 PS 230 bhp 172 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 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
1969 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
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 1364 mm 53.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
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)
223 PS (220 bhp) (164 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
44.5 bhp/litre
0.73 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 2600 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
82.36 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 1 Autolite carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1034.9 kPa (150.1 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 7.75-15
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 ID434698
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop Automatic added 2015-09-05.
Last modified 2015-09-06.