1982 Ford Mustang GT


1982 Ford Mustang GT

1982 Ford Mustang GT

In 1982 Ford created a high performance version of the Mustang called the GT. The car was only availble in 3-door hatchback form.

The engine was 302 as standard with a 2V Motorcraft carburation.

Externally, the car afeatured a new front dam, rear spoiler, cast alunimum wheels and a non-functional hood scoop.

In 1982, the Mustang GT offered great value. It was one of the lowest priced GTs available with modest performance.

1982 Ford Mustang GT

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
built at Detroit, Michigan, USA
engine V8
valvetrain OHV
displacement 4949 cc / 302.0 in³
bore 101.6 mm / 4.0 in
stroke 76.2 mm / 3.0 in
compression 8.3:1
power 117.1 kw / 157 bhp @ 4200 rpm
specific output 31.72 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 110.56 bhp per tonne
torque 325.4 nm / 240.0 ft lbs @ 2400 rpm
body / frame Unit Steel
driven wheels Front Engine / RWD
front tires 190/65HR-390
rear tires 190/65HR-390
front brakes Front Vented Discs / Rear Drums
f brake size x 257 mm / x 10.1 in
r brake size x 229 mm / x 9.0 in
front wheels F 390 x 150 cm / 153.5 x 59.1 in
rear wheels R 390 x 150 cm / 153.5 x 59.1 in
steering Rack & Pinion w/Power Assist
curb weight 1420 kg / 3130 lbs
wheelbase 2550 mm / 100.4 in
front track 1438 mm / 56.6 in
rear track 1448 mm / 57.0 in
length 4549 mm / 179.1 in
width 1755 mm / 69.1 in
height 1306 mm / 51.4 in
transmission SROD 4-Speed Manual w/Overdrive
gear ratios 3.07:1, 1.72:1, 1.00:1, 0.70:1, :1
final drive 3.08:1
top speed ~189.9 kph / 118.0 mph
0 – 60 mph ~7.5 seconds
0 – 100 mph ~25.0 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile ~16.1 seconds