Ford Mustang BOSS 302 Trans-Am 

  • built in USA
  • 1969
  • 290 HP 4.9L
  • 117 mph
Braking was handled by 11.96-inch Lincoln discs with 4-piston Kelsey-Hayes calipers up front while the rear drums were replaced by the standard 11.3-inch units.
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Ford president Semon “Bunkie” Knudsen personally ensured the 1969 Mustang had the style and performance that would help it succeed.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ford Mustang BOSS 302 Trans-Am

0-60mph

Mustang BOSS 302 Trans-Am
6 s

Top speed

Mustang BOSS 302 Trans-Am
117 mph
GT500 Fastback
155 mph

1/4 mile

Mustang BOSS 302 Trans-Am
14.6 s

Data points Key details of the Ford Mustang BOSS 302 Trans-Am

Number built

Mustang BOSS 302 Trans-Am
10 cars

Horsepower

Mustang BOSS 302 Trans-Am
290 HP

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Subtle changes included relocating the battery, lowering and positioning the 302 engine further back.
Ford president Semon “Bunkie” Knudsen personally ensured the 1969 Mustang had the style and performance that would help it succeed.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ford
Type of car Race car
Year 1969
Highest auction price $33k, January 2001
Number built 10 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.64 lb/hp
Maximum hp 290 HP
Maximum torque 291 ft-lb
Max RPM 8,000 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 178
Rear wheels 381/? 178

road tests

Top speed 117 mph
1/4 mile 14.6 s
0-60mph 6 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/3.9 Traction-Loc diff
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios 1: 2.78:1

engine

Displacement 4,900 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 12:1

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,377 lb
Width 71.8 in
Height 50.4 in
Length 187.4 in
Front track width 59.5 in
Wheelbase 108 in
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