Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop (1972) Specifications

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1972 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop
Max Power 165.3 PS (163 bhp) (121.5 kW) @ 3800 rpm
Specific Output 28.3 bhp/litre0.46 bhp/cu in
Brake mean effective pressure 817.3 kPa (118.5 psi)
Max Torque 375.0 Nm (277 ft·lb) (38.2 kg m) @ 2000 rpm
Specific Torque 65.04 Nm/litre
Power to weight 87.21 bhp/ton
Max Speed
0-50 mph (80 km/h)
0-60 mph
0-100 km/h
0-100 mph
80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top gear
Standing km
Doors 4
Engine Location Front
Engine Alignment Longitudinal
Engine code
Aspiration Normal
Cylinders V8 in 90.0 degrees, vee
Engine Capacity 5.8 litre5766 cc (351.863 cu in) OHV 2 valves per cylinder 16 valves in total
Bore and stroke 101.60 mm x88.90 mm 4 in x3.5 in
Compression Ratio 8.60:1
Engine Construction Cast Iron Block and Head
Engine Lubrication Wet sump
Engine Manufacturer Ford
Main crankshaft bearings 5
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
Unitary capacity 720.75 cc per cylinder
Fuel System 1 Rawsonville 9510 D2WF-CA carb
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Drive Type rear wheel drive
Transmission Ratios: Top 1.00
Final Gear Ratio 2.75
Steering Recirculating ball Power assisted
Brakes Drum /Drum
Brake size rear
Braked area
Suspension Independent Wishbone T Link Coil Springs Anti-roll bar rear RAx.Trailing arm Coil Springs
Wheels rear
Tyres F78 x 15rear F78 x 15
Steering Wheel Turns (lock to lock) 4.000
Max Turning Circle 13.80 m
Drag Co-efficient
Frontal area Cx
Dimensions and Weight
Overall Length 5547 mm 218.4 in
Overall Width 2012 mm 79.2 in
Overall Height 1367 mm 53.8 in
Wheelbase 3073 mm 121 in
Weight distribution (front)
Track Front 1608 mm 63.3
Ground Clearance 117 mm 4.6 in
Kerb Weight 1869 kg 4120 lb
Fluids and Capacities
Fuel Tank 83 litres18.3 UK Gal21.9 US Gal
Fuel Consumption Combined
C02 emissions
Coolant Water
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