Ford Fairlane 500 Hardtop, 1966 MY

The Ford Fairlane 500 Hardtop is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with its engine placed in the front, and a 2 door coupé bodyshell. 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 develops 120 bhp (122 PS/89 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 257 N·m (190 lb·ft/26.2 kgm) at 2400 rpm. A 3 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the wheels.

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Key facts

Ford Fairlane 500 Hardtop, 1966 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5004 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?
257 Nm / 190 ft.lb / 26.2 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Ford Fairlane models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 215 PS 212 bhp 158 kW 1615 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1431 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1435 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 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 Fairlane 500 Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front) 1473 mm 58 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1473 mm 58 inches
Length 5004 mm 197 inches
Width 1880 mm 74 inches
Height 1379 mm 54.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90.9 litres 20 UK Gal 24 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)
257 Nm (190 ft·lb) (26.2 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
78.47 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) 986.1 kPa (143 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 3.25
general
Carfolio.com ID481734
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Ford Fairlane 500 Hardtop added 2016-04-16.
Last modified 2016-04-17.