Shelby GT500 Fastback 

  • built in USA
  • 1967
  • 355 HP 7.0L
  • 155 mph
Inside, a neatly covered roll bar with inertia-reel shoulder belts was added, and for the first time, handsome convertible variants of both the GT350 and the top-line GT500 appeared.
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For 1968, the GT500 was comprehensively updated with an aggressive new front-end treatment including a lengthened hood line, air scoops and louvered cooling vents, while a neatly integrated rear spoiler was added, as well as revised head and tail lamps, with the rear units being from the 1965 Thunderbird.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Shelby GT500 Fastback

0-60mph

GT500 Fastback
6.2 s
GT500 Coupe
3.5 s
GT350R
4.8 s

Top speed

GT500 Fastback
155 mph
Pontiac GTO
114 mph
GT500 Coupe
195 mph

1/4 mile

GT500 Fastback
14.7 s
GT500 Coupe
11.7 s
Pontiac GTO
16.1 s

Data points Key details of the Shelby GT500 Fastback

Horsepower

GT500 Fastback
355 HP
GT500 Coupe
550 HP
944 Turbo
217 HP

Torque

GT500 Fastback
421 ft-lb
944 Turbo
244 ft-lb
Mustang SVT Cobra
318 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

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Shelby GT500 Fastback

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It also included a host of other upgrades including Holley BJ/BK carburetors, manifolds, RUGS-1 transmission, 3.50 Traction-Lok rear end, braking system with KH calipers and drums, a louvered hood, inboard driving lights, optional 10-spoke wheels with Goodyear tires.
10
Dec

Shelby GT500 Fastback

www.supercars.net
Inside, a neatly covered roll bar with inertia-reel shoulder belts was added, and for the first time, handsome convertible variants of both the GT350 and the top-line GT500 appeared.
For 1968, the GT500 was comprehensively updated with an aggressive new front-end treatment including a lengthened hood line, air scoops and louvered cooling vents, while a neatly integrated rear spoiler was added, as well as revised head and tail lamps, with the rear units being from the 1965 Thunderbird.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Shelby
Year 1967
Highest auction price $442k, January 2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.49 lb/hp
Maximum hp 355 HP @ 5,400 RPM
Maximum torque 421 ft-lb
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,000 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas

road tests

Top speed 155 mph
1/4 mile 14.7 s
0-60mph 6.2 s

transmission

Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,370 lb
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