Ford Thunderbird

Ford Thunderbird is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Powering the Ford Thunderbird is an overhead valve, 7 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 345 bhp (350 PS/257 kW) at 4600 rpm and 578 N·m (426 lb·ft/58.9 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. This power is delivered to the wheels through a 3 speed automatic gearbox. The quoted weight at the kerb is 2128 kg.

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Ford Thunderbird information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5220 mm
How heavy?
2128 kg
What size engine?
7 litre, 7010 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
350 PS / 345 bhp / 257 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
578 Nm / 426 ft.lb / 58.9 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Ford Thunderbird models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4601 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1724 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3797 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1604 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3797 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1610 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3797 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1604 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1739 kg
Ford Thunderbird SC -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1710 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3797 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1606 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6990 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6990 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6990 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6990 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1947 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1945 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1867 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7038 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
Ford Thunderbird -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5766 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3OD 5766 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5769 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1837 kg

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6386 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6969 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6490 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6490 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6490 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6490 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6490 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 6490 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1638 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1657 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6590 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW 1720 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6999 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1676 kg
Ford Thunderbird data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2870 mm 113 inches
Track/tread (front) 1549 mm 61 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1524 mm 60 inches
Length 5220 mm 205.5 inches
Width 1962 mm 77.2 inches
Height 1334 mm 52.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.82
Kerb weight 2128 kg 4691 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 7 litre
7010 cc
(427.776 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 105 × 101.2 mm
4.13 × 3.98 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 350 PS (345 bhp) (257 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output 49.2 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 578 Nm (426 ft·lb) (58.9 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque 82.45 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 Fo carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1036.1 kPa (150.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 876.25 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 164.38 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
120.9 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
162.12 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.27 kg/kW
13.82 lb/bhp
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 I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.00
general
Carfolio.com ID71159
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 54.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Ford Thunderbird added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.