Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop, 1966 MY

The Galaxie 500 Hardtop is a passenger car from Ford, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 4.7 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 200 bhp (203 PS/149 kW) at 4400 rpm and 382 N·m (282 lb·ft/39 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. A 3 speed manual with overdrive gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels.

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Key facts

Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop, 1966 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5334 mm
What size engine?
4.7 litre, 4727 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
203 PS / 200 bhp / 149 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
382 Nm / 282 ft.lb / 39 kgm @ 2400 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

Similar models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 1628 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 1597 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 1628 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 1597 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 1633 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 1603 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4636 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4636 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4636 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4636 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4636 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4636 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4636 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4728 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4728 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4728 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
1966 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
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 1389 mm 54.7 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 4.7 litre
4727 cc
(288.459 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 72.9 mm
4 × 2.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.39
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
42.3 bhp/litre
0.69 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
382 Nm (282 ft·lb) (39 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
80.81 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1015.5 kPa (147.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 590.88 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 7.35 x 15
Tyres rear 7.35 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.50
general
Carfolio.com ID478621
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop added 2016-04-10.
Last modified 2016-04-10.