Chevrolet Corvette 327 FI V8 vs Shelby Cobra 289 S/C

Picture of Chevrolet Corvette 327 FI V8
Picture of Shelby Cobra 289 S/C
Category Corvette 327 FI V8Shelby Cobra 289 S/C
Engine layout 5.4 l V84.7 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 365 / 360275 / 271
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 477 / 352426 / 314
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1405 / 30971007 / 2220
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 260 / 256273 / 269

Performance

Category Corvette 327 FI V8Shelby Cobra 289 S/C
0 - 30 mph 2.4 s2.2 s
0 - 40 mph 3.5 s3.4 s
0 - 50 mph 4.6 s5.0 s
0 - 60 mph 6.1 s5.6 s
0 - 70 mph 7.8 s8.6 s
0 - 80 mph 10.0 s10.8 s
0 - 100 mph 15.3 s14.1 s
1/4 mile 14.4 s @ 98.0 mph13.7 s @ 101.9 mph
Top speed 243 kph (151 mph)250 kph (155 mph)

Summary

Category Corvette 327 FI V8Shelby Cobra 289 S/C
Track Performance 00
Straight line speed 839932
Total 839932

Verdict

Cobra 289 S/C is the fastest by a small margin.

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