Ford Custom 500 Cruise-O-Matic, 1964 MY

The Custom 500 Cruise-O-Matic is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) car with a front located engine, from Ford. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 3.6 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 138 bhp (140 PS/103 kW) of power at 4200 rpm, and maximum torque of 275 N·m (203 lb·ft/28 kgm) at 2200 rpm. Power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

Ford Custom 500 Cruise-O-Matic, 1964 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5331 mm
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3646 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
140 PS / 138 bhp / 103 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
275 Nm / 203 ft.lb / 28 kgm @ 2200 rpm

Ford Custom models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
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 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW

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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3767 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3767 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3767 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3767 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3767 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3767 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3767 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 3620 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3682 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3682 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3682 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3682 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3682 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3682 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3205 cm3 129 PS 127 bhp 95 kW 1202 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3205 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1159 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3205 cm3 129 PS 127 bhp 95 kW 1218 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3294 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1207 kg
1964 Ford Custom 500 Cruise-O-Matic 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 1435 mm 56.5 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 Straight 6
Capacity 3.6 litre
3646 cc
(222.493 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 91.4 mm
3.62 × 3.6 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
140 PS (138 bhp) (103 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
37.8 bhp/litre
0.62 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
275 Nm (203 ft·lb) (28 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
75.43 Nm/litre
0.91 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 947.8 kPa (137.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 607.67 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 7.50 x 14
Tyres rear 7.50 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID484605
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 31.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 Ford Custom 500 Cruise-O-Matic added 2016-04-30.
Last modified 2016-04-30.