Key facts

Shelby Cobra 427, 1967 MY information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
3962 mm
How heavy?
1068 kg
What size engine?
7 litre, 7010 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
365 PS / 360 bhp / 268 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
569 Nm / 420 ft.lb / 58 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How fast?
257 km/h, 160 mph

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1967 Shelby Cobra 427 technical specifications

Introduction

The Shelby Cobra 427 is a convertible/cabriolet with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies the power through the rear wheels.
The 7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that produces 360 bhp (365 PS/268 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 569 N·m (420 lb·ft/58 kgm) at 3200 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission.
Stated kerb weight is 1068 kg.
Maximum stated speed is 257 km/h, or 160 mph.
1967 Shelby Cobra 427 data
Shelby Cobra 427, 1967 MY data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2286 90
Track/tread (front) 1422 56
Track/tread (rear) 1422 56
Length 3962 156
Width 1727 68
Height 1245 49
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1068 kg 2355 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 7 litre
7010 cc
(427.776 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 107.7 × 96.2 mm
4.24 × 3.79 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
365 PS (360 bhp) (268 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
51.4 bhp/litre
0.84 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
569 Nm (420 ft·lb) (58 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
81.17 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 Holley carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1020 kPa (147.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 876.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 257 km/h (160 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 341.76 PS/g
251.36 kW/g
337.08 bhp/ton
0.15 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 3.98 kg/kW
6.65 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID4950
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 57.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1967 Shelby Cobra 427 added 1999-12-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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