1972 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop

The Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop is a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with its powerplant positioned in the front, and a 2 door coupé bodyshell. The Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.9 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 103 bhp (104 PS/77 kW) of power at 3800 rpm, and maximum torque of 230 N·m (170 lb·ft/23.5 kgm) at 2200 rpm. The power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission.

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Key facts

1972 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5547 mm
What size engine?
3.9 litre, 3933 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
104 PS / 103 bhp / 77 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
230 Nm / 170 ft.lb / 23.5 kgm @ 2200 rpm

Ford Galaxie models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1844 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1869 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1844 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1761 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1777 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1838 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1838 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1838 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7022 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1838 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1777 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3930 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1745 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1793 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1761 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW

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1972 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3073 mm 121 inches
Track/tread (front) 1608 mm 63.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1633 mm 64.3 inches
Length 5547 mm 218.4 inches
Width 2012 mm 79.2 inches
Height 1346 mm 53 inches
Ground clearance 114 mm 4.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 83 litres 18.3 UK Gal 21.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.9 litre
3933 cc
(240.006 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 80.8 mm
4 × 3.18 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.26
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
104 PS (103 bhp) (77 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
26.2 bhp/litre
0.43 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
230 Nm (170 ft·lb) (23.5 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
58.48 Nm/litre
0.71 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 734.9 kPa (106.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 655.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
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 4.000
Turning circle 13.80 m
Front suspension I.W.TLi.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension RAx.TA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front F78 x 15
Tyres rear F78 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2123 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.75
general
Carfolio.com ID69575
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 38.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.