1966 Ford Mustang Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Steel unibody
Production Years for Series : 1964 - 1973
Price : $2,415-$2,650
Weight : 2485 lbs | 1127.177 kg

Performance

Top Speed : 200 km/h | 124.3 mph

Power

Inline 6
Displacement : 3277 cc | 200.0 cu in. | 3.3 L.
Power : 120 BHP (88.32 KW) @ 4400 RPM
Bore : 3.7 in | 93 mm.
Stroke : 3.1 in | 80 mm.
Compression : 9.2:1
Main Bearings : 7
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Ford 1 Barrel Autolite
V 8
Displacement : 4736 cc | 289.0 cu in. | 4.7 L.
Power : 200 HP (147.2 KW) @ 4400 RPM
Torque :282 Ft-Lbs (382 NM) @ 2200 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 2.9 in | 73 mm.
Compression : 11.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Ford / Autolite Four-Barrel Model C6DF-9510-A
V 8
Displacement : 4736 cc | 289.0 cu in. | 4.7 L.
Power : 225 BHP (165.6 KW) @ 4800 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 2.9 in | 73 mm.
Compression : 10.1:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Ford 4 Barrel Autolite
V 8
Displacement : 4736 cc | 289.0 cu in. | 4.7 L.
Power : 271 HP (199.456 KW) @ 6000 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 2.9 in | 73 mm.
Compression : 10.5:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Ford 4 Barrel Autolite
Transmission:
4 Manual , 3 Manual , 3 Automatic

Production Figures

Total Ford Production for 1966 : 2,212,415
Total 1966 Mustang production : 607,568
1966 Ford Mustang
Convertibles : 72,119
Fastback Coupes : 35,698
Hardtop Coupes : 499,751

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 181.6 in | 4613 mm.
Width : 68.3 in | 1735 mm.
Wheelbase : 108.0 in | 2743 mm.
Fastback Coupe
Price : $2,605
Weight : 2515 lbs | 1140.785 kg
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 181.6 in | 4613 mm.
Width : 68.3 in | 1735 mm.
Wheelbase : 108.0 in | 2743 mm.
Convertible
Price : $2,650
Weight : 2650 lbs | 1202.02 kg
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 181.6 in | 4613 mm.
Width : 68.3 in | 1735 mm.
Wheelbase : 108.0 in | 2743 mm.

Handling

Steering
Recirculating Ball

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 6.95 x 14 Four-Ply Tubeless Blackwall

Recall

Component

STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM

Manufacturer

Drake Automotive Group LLC

NHTSA Campaign ID19E011000
SummaryDrake Automotive Group, LLC (Drake) is recalling certain Scott Drake left and right wheel spindles, part numbers C5ZZ-3106-L, C5ZZ-3105-R, C70Z-3106-L, C70Z-3105-R sold for use on 1965-1966 Ford Mustang V8s and 1967-1969 Ford Mustangs (all vehicles with drums). The spindle may fail resulting in the wheel and tire detaching from the vehicle's steering system.
ConsequenceSpindle failure can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
RemedyDrake Automotive Group, LLC will notify owners and will replace all of the recalled units, free of charge. The recall began March 17, 2019. Owners may contact Drake automotive at 1-800-999-0289.
NotesOwners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019

1966 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,650
Avg. Household Income : $6,900
Avg. Home : $14,200
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.32

The 1966 Ford Mustang measures 68.30 inches in width, 181.60 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 108.00 inches.

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