Ford Falcon Futura Sports Coupé, 1966 MY

The Falcon Futura Sports Coupé is a rear wheel drive coupé passenger car with a front placed engine, produced by Ford. Powering the Ford Falcon Futura Sports Coupé is an overhead valve, 2.8 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 105 bhp (106 PS/78 kW) at 4400 rpm and 214 N·m (158 lb·ft/21.8 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. Power is delivered to the wheels through a 3 speed manual transmission.

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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?
2.8 litre, 2782 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
106 PS / 105 bhp / 78 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
214 Nm / 158 ft.lb / 21.8 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 4M 1991 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1200 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2793 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 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 2.8 litre
2782 cc
(169.768 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 74.7 mm
3.5 × 2.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.19
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
106 PS (105 bhp) (78 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
37.7 bhp/litre
0.62 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
214 Nm (158 ft·lb) (21.8 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
76.92 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.1:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 966.6 kPa (140.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 463.67 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 ID478896
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.4
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.