289 Engine Specifications

289 "A"
1965-1967
289 "C"
1963-1968
289 "D"
1964-1965
289 "K"*
2/63 - 1968
Engine Type
8 cylinder
90 degree,
Overhead Valves (OHV)
8 cylinder
90 degree,
Overhead Valves (OHV)
8 cylinder
90 degree,
Overhead Valves (OHV)

8 cylinder
90 degree,
Overhead Valves (OHV)

Displacement
289 cu.inches (CID)
289 cu.inches (CID)
289 cu.inches (CID)
289 cu.inches (CID)
Maximum torque

305 lbs./ft. @ 3,200 RPM

282 lbs./ft. @ 2,400 RPM
(1963-67)
288 lbs./ft. @ 4,600 RPM
(1968 only)

300 lbs./ft. @ 2,800 RPM
312 lbs./ft. @ 3,400 RPM
329 lbs./ft. @ 4,200 RPM
(Shelby GT 350 only)
Maximum Horsepower
225 BHP @ 4,800 RPM
200 BHP @ 4,400 RPM
(1963-67)
195 BHP @ 4,600 RPM
(1968 only)
210 Bhp @ 4,400 RPM
271 BHP @ 6,000 RPM

306 BHP @ 6,000 RPM
(Shelby GT 350 only)
Firing Order
1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8 (Number 1 cylinder on right bank, nearest radiator)
1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8 (Number 1 cylinder on right bank, nearest radiator)
1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8 (Number 1 cylinder on right bank, nearest radiator)
1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8
(Number 1 cylinder on right bank, nearest radiator)
Bore & Stroke
4.005" X 2.87"
(101.6 mm X 72.8 mm)
4.005" X 2.87"
(101.6 mm X 72.8 mm)
4.005" x 2.87"
(101.6 mm X 72.8 mm)
4.005" X 2.87"
(101.6 mm X 72.8 mm)
Compression Ratio
10.01:1 (1965)
9.81:1 (1966-67)
9.31:1 (1963-64)
9.81:1 (1965-67)
8.71:1 (1968)
9.3:1 (1964-67)
11.6:1 (pre 4/64)
10.5:1 (1965)
10.0:1 (1966-67)
Compression Pressure
130-170 psi
130-170 psi
130-170 psi
130-170 psi
Oil Pressure (hot)
35 to 60 lbf/in2
35 to 60 lbf/in2
35 to 60 lbf/in2
35 to 55 lbf/in2
Carburetor

Autolite 4100
(4V - 1965-66)

Autolite 4300-A
(4V - 1967)
squarebore automatic choke

Autolite 2100 (2V- 1963-66)

automatic choke

Autolite 4100 (4V)

automatic choke
Autolite 4100 (4V)
automatic choke 63 & 64
Manual choke 65 & 66

Holley 4160-C 4V
Manual choke on
Shelby GT 350


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