Ford XL Convertible, 1969 MY

The Ford XL Convertible is a 2 door convertible/cabriolet-bodied road car with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 4.9 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 220 bhp (223 PS/164 kW) of power at 4600 rpm, and maximum torque of 407 N·m (300 lb·ft/41.5 kgm) at 2600 rpm. This power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox. The Ford XL Convertible weighs a claimed 1881 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

Ford XL Convertible, 1969 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5486 mm
How heavy?
1881 kg
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 XL models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7026 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7026 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1889 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7022 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 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
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7026 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW 2018 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7026 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW 1887 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7026 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7026 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7026 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1783 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1576 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1568 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1564 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1580 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
1969 Ford XL Convertible 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 5486 mm 216 inches
Width 2027 mm 79.8 inches
Height 1372 mm 54 inches
Ground clearance 130 mm 5.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1881 kg 4147 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 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 118.58 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
87.22 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
116.96 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.47 kg/kW
19.15 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 manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.10
general
Carfolio.com ID438405
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Ford XL Convertible added 2015-09-04.
Last modified 2015-09-06.