Shelby Cobra 427 S/C 

  • $10k built in USA
  • 1966
  • 425 HP 7.0L
  • 164 mph
Shoen added a Blue stripe to the car which nicely harmonized with its Black exhaust and chromed roll bar.
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Competition features included an oil cooler, side exhausts, large fuel filler, 42-gallon fuel tank, front jacking points and a roll bar.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Shelby Cobra 427 S/C

0-60mph

Cobra 427 S/C
3.8 s

Top speed

Cobra 427 S/C
164 mph
Porsche 959
195 mph

0-100mph

Cobra 427 S/C
10.3 s
Atom V8 500
5.4 s

1/4 mile

Cobra 427 S/C
12.2 s

Data points Key details of the Shelby Cobra 427 S/C

Price

Cobra 427 S/C
$10k
Atom V8 500
$225k
Porsche 959
$225k

Number built

Cobra 427 S/C
31 cars

In The News From around the web

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Shelby Cobra 427 S/C

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Needing 100 cars or more, Shelby's market to was immediately slashed, he cancelled his order with AC, but still had 53 big block Cobras nearly completed.
Shoen added a Blue stripe to the car which nicely harmonized with its Black exhaust and chromed roll bar.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Shelby
Price $9,500
Type of car Production car
Year 1966
Highest auction price 1966 Shelby Cobra 427, $962k, August 2008
Number built 31 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.54 lb/hp
Maximum hp 425 HP @ 5,600 RPM
Maximum torque 463 ft-lb @ 2,800 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,000 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 11.5:1
Bore/stroke 4.23 in / 3.78 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 164 mph
1/4 mile 12.2 s
0-60mph 3.8 s
0-100mph 10.3 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.2:1
  2. 2: 1.66:1
  3. 3: 1.31:1
  4. 4: 1:1
Axle ratio 3.54:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,354 lb
Width 68 in
Height 49 in
Length 156 in
Front track width 55 in
Wheelbase 90 in
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