Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop, 1964 MY

Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop is a car that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. The Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 7 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 425 bhp (431 PS/317 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 651 N·m (480 lb·ft/66.4 kgm) at 3700 rpm. A 4 speed manual 'box supplies the power to the wheels.

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Key facts

Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop, 1964 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5331 mm
What size engine?
7 litre, 6958 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
431 PS / 425 bhp / 317 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
651 Nm / 480 ft.lb / 66.4 kgm @ 3700 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

2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6710 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6710 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6710 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6710 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6710 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6710 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6710 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6710 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6710 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6710 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6710 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6710 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6974 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6974 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
1964 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) 1549 mm 61 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1524 mm 60 inches
Length 5331 mm 209.9 inches
Width 2029 mm 79.9 inches
Height 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 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)
431 PS (425 bhp) (317 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
61.1 bhp/litre
1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
651 Nm (480 ft·lb) (66.4 kgm)
at 3700 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
93.56 Nm/litre
1.13 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.1:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1175.7 kPa (170.5 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 6.70 x 15
Tyres rear 6.70 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID482867
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 57.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop added 2016-04-30.
Last modified 2016-04-30.