Ford Shelby Cobra GT500 

  • $41k built in USA
  • 2005
  • 500 HP 5.4L
The reworked front fascia features a functional air splitter and the unique hood has heat-extraction ducts, combining to provide improved airflow and aerodynamics.
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These changes help make the Shelby Cobra GT500 a driver-oriented car that possesses style and comfort – and no woodgrain in sight.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ford Shelby Cobra GT500

0-60mph

Shelby Cobra GT500
4.7 s
Nissan GT-R
2.7 s

0-100mph

Shelby Cobra GT500
10 s
Nissan GT-R
6.8 s
G8 GT
12.3 s

1/4 mile

Shelby Cobra GT500
12.9 s
Nissan GT-R
10.8 s

Data points Key details of the Ford Shelby Cobra GT500

Price

Shelby Cobra GT500
$41k

Horsepower

Shelby Cobra GT500
500 HP
G8 GT
361 HP

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Ford Shelby Cobra GT500

www.supercars.net
The reworked front fascia features a functional air splitter and the unique hood has heat-extraction ducts, combining to provide improved airflow and aerodynamics.
The stripes recall the Shelby Mustangs that marked another important 1960's Mustang transition when Ford put it on the track to becoming a racing legend.
1
Apr

Ford Shelby Cobra GT500

Car & Driver News
Slowing the Shelby GT500 will be large Brembo brakes, measuring 14 inches up front and 13 inches in back.
The show car gives a strong hint at what a Mustang breathed on by Ford’s recently dormant SVT high-performance division will be like.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ford
Price $40,930
Type of car Production car
Year 2005

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.9 lb/hp
Maximum hp 500 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 450 ft-lb
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,409 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.55 in / 4.17 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

1/4 mile 12.9 s
0-60mph 4.7 s
0-100mph 10 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.98:1
  2. 2: 1.78:1
  3. 3: 1.3:1
  4. 4: 1:1
  5. 5: 0.8:1
  6. 6: 0.63:1
Axle ratio 3.31:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc
Front wheels 483/? 241
Rear wheels 483/? 241

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,950 lb
Width 73.9 in
Height 55.7 in
Length 188 in
Front track width 61.9 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in
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