Shelby GT350R 

  • built in USA
  • 1965
  • 350 HP 4.7L
  • 148 mph
 
Underneath, Shelby changed the pickup points on the suspension, added traction bars for the rear suspension and installed a new differential.
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Inside, a new instrument cluster was added with a tachometer and oil pressure gauge.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Shelby GT350R

0-60mph

GT350R
4.8 s
DMC-12
10.5 s

Top speed

GT350R
148 mph
Corvette Z06
198 mph
DMC-12
109 mph

Data points Key details of the Shelby GT350R

Number built

GT350R
36 cars

Horsepower

GT350R
350 HP
DMC-12
130 HP
Corvette Z06
500 HP

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Shelby GT350R

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Prepared in conjunction with Ford, stripped out 271 hp Mustangs left the factory for conversion in Shelby's facility.
The engine was thoroughly reworked to include Cylone Tri-Y headers, A Holley four-barrel carburetor, Cobra high rise aluminum intake manifold which produced around 325 to 360 horsepower.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Shelby
Type of car Race car
Year 1965
Highest auction price 1965 Shelby GT350 R, $990k, August 2012
Number built 36 cars

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

engine

Displacement 4,700 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 148 mph
0-60mph 4.8 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.32 lb/hp
Maximum hp 350 HP
Maximum torque 352 ft-lb
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 178
Rear wheels 381/? 178

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,563 lb
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