Ford Mustang LX 5.0 V8, 1989 MY

The Mustang LX 5.0 V8 is a road car from Ford, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door coupé body style. Its 4.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that produces 225 bhp (228 PS/168 kW) of power at 4200 rpm, and maximum torque of 407 N·m (300 lb·ft/41.5 kgm) at 3200 rpm. A 5 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the wheels.

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Key facts

Ford Mustang LX 5.0 V8, 1989 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4562 mm
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
228 PS / 225 bhp / 168 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
407 Nm / 300 ft.lb / 41.5 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Ford Mustang models

Ford Mustang Cobra -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 1463 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2302 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 5M 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1280 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1250 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
3 door fastback FR 4A 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1340 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fastback FR 5M 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 4A 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5001 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5001 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1490 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5002 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5002 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW 1520 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5001 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1490 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5001 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5002 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
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Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1465 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1462 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1468 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1471 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5898 cm3 1768 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1700 kg
Maserati 222 E -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2790 cm3 225 PS 222 bhp 166 kW 1172 kg
Maserati 222 SE -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2790 cm3 250 PS 247 bhp 184 kW 1308 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2790 cm3 250 PS 247 bhp 184 kW 1332 kg
Maserati 222 SR -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2790 cm3 225 PS 221.5 bhp 165 kW 1308 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2790 cm3 225 PS 221.5 bhp 165 kW 1332 kg
Maserati 228 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2790 cm3 249 PS 246 bhp 183 kW 1240 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2790 cm3 249 PS 246 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2790 cm3 250 PS 247 bhp 184 kW
Pontiac Banshee -
fixed-head coupé FR 4042 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5012 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5733 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5001 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5001 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5001 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
1989 Ford Mustang LX 5.0 V8 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2553 mm 100.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1438 mm 56.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1448 mm 57 inches
Length 4562 mm 179.6 inches
Width 1755 mm 69.1 inches
Height 1323 mm 52.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 58.3 litres 12.8 UK Gal 15.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code 99E
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
(SAE net)
228 PS (225 bhp) (168 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
45.5 bhp/litre
0.75 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
82.36 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system SMPFI
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 Y
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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7J x 15
Wheel size rear 7J x 15
Tyres front Goodyear P225/60 VR 15
Tyres rear Goodyear P225/60 VR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 275 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.68
Final drive ratio 2.73
general
Carfolio.com ID455279
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1989 Ford Mustang LX 5.0 V8 added 2016-01-17.
Last modified 2016-01-17.