Ford Custom 500 Automatic, 1969 MY

The Custom 500 is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) car with a front placed engine, from Ford. The 3.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder unit that develops 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. A 3 speed automatic gearbox supplies the power to the driven wheels.

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Key facts

Ford Custom 500 Automatic, 1969 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5433 mm
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 Custom models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1769 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3933 cm3 104 PS 103 bhp 77 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7026 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1749 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7026 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1749 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1723 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1733 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1755 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1755 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1732 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1732 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
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 1739 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1716 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3801 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4094 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1459 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4094 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1472 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3694 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3694 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1493 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3769 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3769 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3769 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1578 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1590 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1581 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3769 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1501 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1490 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1559 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1571 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1555 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1505 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1497 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4073 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1755 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1509 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3769 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1505 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3769 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
1969 Ford Custom 500 Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
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 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Ground clearance 130 mm 5.1 inches
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 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
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 ID435732
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 38.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Ford Custom 500 Automatic added 2015-09-04.
Last modified 2015-09-06.