2002 Ford SVT Thunderbird


Longitudinally mounted, 90-degree V8, cast aluminum block and heads, iron
cylinder liners, fully counterweighted forged crankshaft

Bore x Stroke 90.2 x 90.0mm
Displacement 5,400cc/330 cid
Compression ratio 9.85:1
Horsepower 380 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque 430 lb/ft @ 4900 rpm
Redline 6,800 rpm (fuel shut-off occurs at 7,000 rpm)

Double overhead camshafts, chain drive to exaust cams, secondary chains from
exaust to intake cams, roller-finger followers with hydraulic lash adjustment, ovate-wire beehive-shaped valve springs, four valves per cylinder

Intake valves 2 per cylinder, 37mm head diameter
Exaust valves 2 per cylinder, 30mm head diameter
Ignition system Distributorless coil-on-plug
Fuel system Sequential electronic fuel injection
Intake manifold Cast aluminum, tuned equal-length runners
Throttle body 57mm twin bore
Mass-air sensor 80mm diameter
Exhaust manifolds Cast iron
Exhaust system Dual, stainless steel, 2.75-inch diameter, 3.5-inch
exhaust tips


Transmission Tremec 6-speed manual; integral clutch housing

Rear axle 8.8 in. rear gear with limited-slip differential, aluminum

Clutch 11.0 in., single-plate

Gear Ratio Maximum Speed
1st 3.75 35 mph
2nd 2.60 66
3rd 1.67 140
4th 1.33 175
5th 1.00 225
6th 0.67
Reverse 3.22
Final drive 3.27

Accomplished through engine ignition timing, cylinder cut-off, brake
application. Linked to ABS module and engine ECU module. Driver-controlled
on-off switch


Modified gas-charged MacPherson strut, with separate 500 lb/in spring on
lower arm, 28mm tubular syabilizer bar

Solid live axle, steel upper control arm, aluminum lower control arm, fixed
toe-control tie rod, aluminum spindle, gas-charged tubular shock absorber,
470 lb/in coil spring, 26mm tubular stabilizer bar


Type Rack and pinion, power assist
Gear ratio 15.0:1
Turns, lock to lock 2.5
Turning diameter 32.5 ft.


FRONT 13.1 in. (334mm) vented Brembo discs, PBR twin-piston calipers
REAR 13.0 in. (330mm) vented discs, single-piston calipers
ABS Four-sensor system. Linked to traction control


18 x 9.5 in., five-spoke, forged aluminum-alloy, chrome surface, exposed lugs

Goodyear Eagle F1-GS, 295/40ZR-18, unidirectional tread


|Supplementel restraint system: driver and passenger airbags. Articulated
sports seats (standard six-way power for driver and passenger) with
cloth/leather trim and power lumbar support. Always wear your safety belt.
|Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
|All-speed traction control
|Passive anti-theft system
|Tilt steering wheel
|Power Equipment Group: Dual electric remote control mirrors, power windows,
power door locks
|Air-conditioning (manual control)
|Speed control
|Floor mats
|Dual illuminated visor mirrors
|Remote keyless illuminated entry


White Opalescent Clearcoat, Black Clearcoat, Performance Red

Medium Graphite cloth with textured leather Ebony accents, leather door trim


Wheelbase 101.3 in.
Length 173.2 in.
Height 45.5 in.
Width 77.9 in.
Curb weight 2,800 lbs.
Fuel capacity 12.4 gal.
Weight dist, f/r 51.5%/48.5%


0-60 mph 5.0 seconds
Quarter mile 11.9 seconds @ 126 mph
Top speed 225 mph
Braking, 60-0 mph 114 ft.
100 foot skidpad 1.04g