Shelby Cobra 289 S/C vs Shelby Cobra 260 S/C

Picture of Shelby Cobra 289 S/C
Picture of Shelby Cobra 260 S/C (CSX2000)
Category Shelby Cobra 289 S/CShelby Cobra 260 S/C
Engine layout 4.7 l V84.3 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 275 / 271264 / 260
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 426 / 314365 / 269
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1007 / 2220950 / 2094
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 273 / 269277 / 274

Performance

Category Shelby Cobra 289 S/CShelby Cobra 260 S/C
0 - 30 mph 2.2 s1.8 s
0 - 40 mph 3.4 s2.5 s
0 - 50 mph 5.0 s3.3 s
0 - 60 mph 5.6 s4.2 s
0 - 70 mph 8.6 s5.4 s
0 - 80 mph 10.8 s6.8 s
0 - 100 mph 14.1 s10.8 s
1/4 mile 13.7 s @ 101.9 mph13.8 s @ 112.5 mph
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)247 kph (153 mph)

Summary

Category Shelby Cobra 289 S/CShelby Cobra 260 S/C
Track Performance 00
Straight line speed 460895
Total 460895

Verdict

Cobra 260 S/C is the fastest by a huge margin.

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hostboy  6m ago

Slower to 60 mph by 1.4 seconds, but quicker to the ¼-mile by 0.1 second and slower to the very same distance by 10.6 mph. How come?