1966-1967 Ford Fairlane 500XL/GT & GT/A Specifications

In a shift from family car to sporty vehicle, the 1966-1967 Ford Fairlane 500XL/GT and GT/A got an outside appearance to better match its insides.

Specifications

Engines: 1966 500XL: ohv I-6, 200 cid (3.68 x 3.13), 120 bhp; ohv V-8, 289 cid (4.00 x 2.87), 200 bhp; 390 cid (4.05 x 3.78), 265/275/315 bhp

1966 GT & GT/A: 390 cid, 335 bhp

1967 500XL: 200 cid, 120 bhp; 289 cid, 200 bhp; 390 cid, 270/315 bhp

1967 GT & GT/A: 289 cid, 200 bhp; 390 cid, 270/320 bhp

Transmissions: 3-speed manual; optional 4-speed manual and 3-speed Cruise-O-Matic

Suspension front: upper A-arms, strut-stabilized lower arms, coil springs (anti-sway bar on GT & GT/A, and all 1967 models)

Suspension rear: live axle, leaf springs

Brakes: front/rear drums (front discs optional on 1966 GT, standard on 1967 GT)

Wheelbase (in.): 116.0

Weight (lbs.): 2,955-3,607

Top speed (mph): V8-289: 108; GT/A 390: 125

0-60 mph (sec): V8-289: 10.6; GT/A 390: 6.8-8.1

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