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1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4813 mm
How heavy?
1615 kg
What size engine?
5.8 litre, 5766 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
335 PS / 330 bhp / 246 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
502 Nm / 370 ft.lb / 51.2 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.8 s

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1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351 technical specifications

Introduction

The Mustang Boss 351 is an automobile from Ford, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door coupé body style.
It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 5.8 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 330 bhp (335 PS/246 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 502 N·m (370 lb·ft/51.2 kgm) at 4000 rpm.
A 4 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the wheels.
With a stated weight at the kerb of 1615 kg, the Ford Mustang Boss 351 performs the 0-60 mph benchmark sprint in 5.8 seconds and the standing quarter mile in 13.8 seconds.
1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351 data
1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2769 109
Track/tread (front) 1562 61.5
Track/tread (rear) 1549 61
Length 4813 189.5
Width 1882 74.1
Height 1273 50.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1615 kg 3560 lb
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
Capacity 5.8 litre
5766 cc
(351.863 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.9 mm
4 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE)
335 PS (330 bhp) (246 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output
(SAE)
57.2 bhp/litre
0.94 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE)
502 Nm (370 ft·lb) (51.2 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE)
87.06 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 11.7:1
Fuel system 1 Mo carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1094.1 kPa (158.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 720.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 13.8 s
@ 104 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 207.17 PS/g
152.37 kW/g
204.33 bhp/ton
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.56 kg/kW
10.96 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 recirculating ball VPAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.400
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.LTrLi.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front F60 x 15
Tyres rear F60 x 15
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.90
general
Carfolio.com ID87010
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351 added 2001-09-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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