Ford Thunderbird Landau, 1969 MY

The Ford Thunderbird Landau is a rear wheel drive road car, with the engine positioned in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 7 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 360 bhp (365 PS/268 kW) of power at 4600 rpm, and maximum torque of 651 N·m (480 lb·ft/66.4 kgm) at 2800 rpm. Power is supplied to the wheels through a 3 speed automatic gearbox. Stated weight at the kerb is 2061 kg.

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Key facts

Ford Thunderbird Landau, 1969 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5255 mm
How heavy?
2061 kg
What size engine?
7 litre, 7022 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
365 PS / 360 bhp / 268 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
651 Nm / 480 ft.lb / 66.4 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Ford Thunderbird models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW 2056 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW 2007 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6990 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW

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1969 Ford Thunderbird Landau data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2921 mm 115 inches
Track/tread (front) 1575 mm 62 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 5255 mm 206.9 inches
Width 1963 mm 77.3 inches
Height 1326 mm 52.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight 2061 kg 4544 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 91.3 litres 20.1 UK Gal 24.1 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 7 litre
7022 cc
(428.509 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 110.7 × 91.2 mm
4.36 × 3.59 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
365 PS (360 bhp) (268 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
51.3 bhp/litre
0.84 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
651 Nm (480 ft·lb) (66.4 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
92.71 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 Autolite carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1165 kPa (169 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 877.75 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 177.1 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
130.25 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
174.67 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.68 kg/kW
12.82 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 8.55-15
Tyres rear 8.55-15
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 ID436348
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 60.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Ford Thunderbird Landau added 2015-09-13.
Last modified 2015-09-13.