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Key facts

1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4663 mm
How heavy?
1550 kg
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
294 PS / 290 bhp / 216 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
393 Nm / 290 ft.lb / 40.1 kgm @ 4300 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.50 s
How fast?
195 km/h, 121 mph

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1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 technical specifications

Introduction

This automobile has a 2 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels.
The 4.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that develops 290 bhp (294 PS/216 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 393 N·m (290 lb·ft/40.1 kgm) at 4300 rpm.
The power is supplied to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.
The stated weight at the kerb is 1550 kg.
Its maximum speed claimed is 195 km/h (121 mph).
1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 data
1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 108
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4663 183.6
Width 1811 71.3
Height 1250 49.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1550 kg 3417 lb
Weight distribution 55.90 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 4.9 litre
4942 cc
(301.579 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 76.2 mm
4 × 3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.33
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
294 PS (290 bhp) (216 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
58.7 bhp/litre
0.96 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
393 Nm (290 ft·lb) (40.1 kgm)
at 4300 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
79.52 Nm/litre
0.96 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 Ho carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 999.3 kPa (144.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 617.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.50 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 18.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 14.90 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 195 km/h (121 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 189.7 PS/g
139.52 kW/g
187.1 bhp/ton
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.17 kg/kW
11.97 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.50
general
Carfolio.com ID69399
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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