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Shelby GT500 K.R. specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1608 kg (3545 lbs)
Dimensions 4.74 m (187 in) long, 1.80 m (71 in) wide, 1.31 m (51 in) high
Wheelbase 2.74 m (108 in)
Introduced 1968
Origin country United States
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Performance

0 - 100 kph5.0 s
0 - 60 mph5.4 s
0 - 100 mph13.4 s
Est. 1/8 mile9.3 s @ 86.4 mph
1/4 mile13.9 s @ 103.0 mph
Top speed242 kph (150 mph)
Lateral acceleration0.68 g (7 m/s²)
70 mph - 086 m (283 ft)
Shelby GT500 K.R. acceleration graph

Powertrain specs

Engine type Ford FE-series V8 428 Cobra Jet
Displacement 7.0 l (428 ci / 7014 cc)
Power 406 ps (400 bhp / 298 kw) @ 5600 rpm
Torque 624 Nm (460 lb-ft) @ 3200 rpm
Power / liter 58 ps (57 hp)
Power / weight 252 ps (249 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 388 Nm (286 lb-ft) / t
Transmission 4 Speed Manual (4.56 ratio)
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive

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196ss  2m ago

Car & Driver July 2006:
60 mph: 5.4 sec
100 mph: 13.4 sec
Rolling start, 5–60 mph: 5.7 sec
Top gear, 30–50 mph: 2.4 sec
Top gear, 50–70 mph: 3.1 sec
1/4 mile: 13.9 sec @ 103 mph
Braking, 70–0 mph: 283 ft
Roadholding, 200-ft-dia skidpad: 0.68
https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/comparison-test/a18200033/1968-ford-mustang-shelby-gt500kr-vs-1968-chevrolet-corvette-427-comparison-test/


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Super8  10y ago

@ Bijan : In peak power


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Bijan  10y ago

@ Viking thanks a lot.


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Viking  10y ago

@Bijan I am sure that a mod will approve the new performance figures, and we will see them appear on this page soon. Groovy.


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Bijan  10y ago

@ Super8, bigger 200 rpm, in Peak Power or in Red line ?


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Bijan  10y ago

@ Dear Viking , I try to add this figures . this from one of the Motor Trend Comparison Road tests.


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Super8  10y ago

In Shelby's brochure : Shelby GT500KR had bigger 200 rpm than standard GT500 in 1968.


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Viking  10y ago

@Bijan your quoted data looks familiar and correct. If you know the magazine issue that contains the info, you can add the performance data. Just click on "Add performance figure" below the picture. This will give you the opportunity to add the data, one figure at a time. You can add 0-60, 0-100, and 1/4 mile. Just remember to cite the magazine issue source. Once a mod approves the data, it will become part of this page.


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Bijan  10y ago

@ Super8 Your data is much better than the other one . 1968 1/2 Shelby GT 500 King of The Road :
360 gross hp @ 5400 rpm, some say 400 , 3665 Curb Weight ,4 Speed and 3.25 final ratio .1/4 mile : 14.7 @ 98 mph. 0-60 mph : 6.2 sec . 0-100 mph : 15.1 sec . Top speed : 150 mph .


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Super8  10y ago

Sorry the final ratio is 3.00 not 4.56


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Super8  10y ago

According to top speed.com, this one actually has an output close 450 Hp but Ford say it only has 360 Hp while in automobil-catalog it has 400 Hp and it might be Net Hp


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Super8  10y ago

@ admin : Please don't delete this car cuz i got more complete data than the old data that ???????????? post before. Drag coefficient of this car is 0.45 (claim from ford). The one that i post is the optional 4.56 final ratio with improved Top speed in order to keep 1967 GT500 Super Snake Top speed