Ford Custom 500 Cruise-O-Matic, 1964 MY

The Custom 500 Cruise-O-Matic is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) motor car with a front located engine, manufactured by Ford. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 6.4 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 300 bhp (304 PS/224 kW) at 4600 rpm and 579 N·m (427 lb·ft/59 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through 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?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5331 mm
What size engine?
6.4 litre, 6387 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
304 PS / 300 bhp / 224 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
579 Nm / 427 ft.lb / 59 kgm @ 2800 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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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6970 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6970 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6970 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6970 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6970 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6970 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6970 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 307 PS 303 bhp 226 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 307 PS 303 bhp 226 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
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1964 Ford Custom 500 Cruise-O-Matic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
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 V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.4 litre
6387 cc
(389.759 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 102.9 × 96 mm
4.05 × 3.78 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
304 PS (300 bhp) (224 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
47 bhp/litre
0.77 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
579 Nm (427 ft·lb) (59 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
90.65 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.1:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1139.2 kPa (165.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 798.38 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 ID484836
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 52.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 Ford Custom 500 Cruise-O-Matic added 2016-04-27.
Last modified 2016-04-30.