Shelby GT500 vs Nissan GT-R

Picture of Shelby GT500
Picture of Nissan GT-R (R35)
Category Shelby GT500Nissan GT-R (R35)
Engine layout 5.4 l V83.8 l V6
Max power (ps / bhp) 507 / 500480 / 473
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 651 / 480587 / 433
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1787 / 39401764 / 3889
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 284 / 280272 / 268

Acceleration

Speed & distance Shelby GT500Nissan GT-R (R35)
0 - 100 kph 4.4 s3.4 s
0 - 200 kph 17.1 s12.2 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 12.7 s9.0 s
0 - 60 mph 4.5 s3.2 s
0 - 100 mph 9.6 s7.8 s
0 - 150 mph 30.3 s26.6 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.9 s @ 95.1 mph8.2 s @ 101.3 mph
1/4 mile 12.7 s11.3 s @ 125.5 mph

General performance

Category Shelby GT500Nissan GT-R (R35)
Top speed 253 kph (157 mph)314 kph (195 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.71 g (7 m/s²)0.83 g (8 m/s²)
Fuel economy 21.4 l/100 km (11 mpg US / 13 UK)13.1 l/100 km (18 mpg US / 22 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.90 g (9 m/s²)1.01 g (10 m/s²)
70 mph - 0 52 m (172 ft)44 m (145 ft)

Summary

Category Shelby GT500Nissan GT-R (R35)
Track Performance 508600
Straight line speed 8871422
Total 13952022

Verdict

GT-R is the fastest by a huge margin.

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