Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible, 1966 MY

The Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible is a 2 door convertible/cabriolet style road car with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 7 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 410 bhp (416 PS/306 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 645 N·m (476 lb·ft/65.8 kgm) at 3400 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.

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Key facts

Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible, 1966 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
5334 mm
What size engine?
7 litre, 6958 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
416 PS / 410 bhp / 306 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
645 Nm / 476 ft.lb / 65.8 kgm @ 3400 rpm

Ford Galaxie models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 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 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6490 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6970 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6991 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6991 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6991 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6991 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6991 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6991 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6991 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6991 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6991 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6991 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6991 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6991 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6991 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
1966 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3023 mm 119 inches
Track/tread (front) 1575 mm 62 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 5334 mm 210 inches
Width 2002 mm 78.8 inches
Height 1392 mm 54.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
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 7 litre
6958 cc
(424.603 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 107.4 × 96 mm
4.23 × 3.78 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
416 PS (410 bhp) (306 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
58.9 bhp/litre
0.97 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
645 Nm (476 ft·lb) (65.8 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
92.7 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.1:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1164.9 kPa (169 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 869.75 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 x 15
Tyres rear 7.75 x 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.50
general
Carfolio.com ID478577
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 57.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible added 2016-04-10.
Last modified 2016-04-10.