Ford Falcon Futura Sports Coupé, 1966 MY

The Falcon Futura Sports Coupé is a rear wheel drive coupé car with a front placed engine, sold by Ford. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 3.3 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 120 bhp (122 PS/89 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 258 N·m (190 lb·ft/26.3 kgm) at 2400 rpm. A 3 speed manual transmission delivers the power to the driven wheels.

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Key facts

Ford Falcon Futura Sports Coupé, 1966 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4681 mm
What size engine?
3.3 litre, 3275 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
122 PS / 120 bhp / 89 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
258 Nm / 190 ft.lb / 26.3 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Ford Falcon models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2782 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 2782 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2782 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 2782 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW

Similar models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3OD 3186 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3186 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 3186 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3OD 3186 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3186 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 3186 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3275 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
1966 Ford Falcon Futura Sports Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2819 mm 111 inches
Track/tread (front) 1473 mm 58 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1473 mm 58 inches
Length 4681 mm 184.3 inches
Width 1859 mm 73.2 inches
Height 1392 mm 54.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60.6 litres 13.3 UK Gal 16 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.3 litre
3275 cc
(199.853 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93.5 × 79.5 mm
3.68 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
122 PS (120 bhp) (89 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
36.6 bhp/litre
0.6 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
258 Nm (190 ft·lb) (26.3 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
78.78 Nm/litre
0.95 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 990 kPa (143.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 545.83 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 6.95 x 14
Tyres rear 6.95 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 254 mm
Rear brake diameter 254 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.20
general
Carfolio.com ID478819
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Ford Falcon Futura Sports Coupé added 2016-04-16.
Last modified 2016-04-17.