2000 Ford Mustang GT US

The Ford Mustang GT is a rear wheel drive car, with its motor located in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. Its 8 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 4.6 litres. In this application it produces power and torque figures of 260 bhp (264 PS/194 kW) at 5250 rpm and 410 Nm (302 lbft/41.8 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. The power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1468 kg.

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Key facts

2000 Ford Mustang GT US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4653 mm
How heavy?
1468 kg
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4601 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
264 PS / 260 bhp / 194 kW @ 5250 rpm
How much torque?
410 Nm / 302 ft.lb / 41.8 kgm @ 4000 rpm

Ford Mustang models

Ford Mustang Mach 1 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4601 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1572 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4601 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1576 kg
Ford Mustang Bullitt -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4601 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW 1485 kg
Ford Mustang GT -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4601 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4601 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4601 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 4601 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 196 PS 193 bhp 144 kW 1412 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 196 PS 193 bhp 144 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3791 cm3 196 PS 193 bhp 144 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3791 cm3 196 PS 193 bhp 144 kW
Ford Mustang Cobra R -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5409 cm3 390 PS 385 bhp 287 kW 1628 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1390 kg
Ford Mustang Cobra SVT -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4601 cm3 320 PS 316 bhp 236 kW 1556 kg
Ford Mustang Cobra SVT Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4601 cm3 320 PS 316 bhp 236 kW 1615 kg
Ford Mustang GT -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4601 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1547 kg
Ford Mustang Cobra -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1521 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4942 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1598 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3791 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 3498 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW 1558 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5A 3498 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW 1552 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5A 4266 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 272.0 CO2 1555 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2960 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1520 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2498 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1410 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FA 5SA 2800 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1550 kg
Subaru Impreza 22B STi -
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2491 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1560 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 2997 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1510 kg
2000 Ford Mustang GT data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2573 mm 101.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1529 mm 60.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1539 mm 60.6 inches
Length 4653 mm 183.2 inches
Width 1857 mm 73.1 inches
Height 1349 mm 53.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1468 kg 3236 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 59.5 litres 13.1 UK Gal 15.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 4.6 litre
4601 cc
(280.77 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.2 × 90 mm
3.55 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
264 PS (260 bhp) (194 kW)
at 5250 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
56.5 bhp/litre
0.93 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
410 Nm (302 ft·lb) (41.8 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
89.11 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1119.8 kPa (162.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 575.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 179.57 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
132.07 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
177.11 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.57 kg/kW
12.65 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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.620
Turning circle 11.60 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.4Li.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S-ARB
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.27
general
Carfolio.com ID77539
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 40.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2000 Ford Mustang GT added 2001-03-13.
Last modified 2013-02-28.