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  AC Shelby Cobra FIA Roadster
 

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Built in:Los Angeles, United States
Produced in:1964
Numbers built:5
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 14, 2013
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Engine
Configuration Ford 289 90º V8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 4,727 cc / 288.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 101.8 mm (4 in) / 72.9 mm (2.9 in)
Compression 10.8:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 4 Weber 48 IDM Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 390 bhp / 291 KW @ 6,750 rpm
Torque 462 Nm / 341 ft lbs
BHP/Liter 83 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium body
Chassis steel tubular frame
Suspension (fr/r) lower wishbones, upper transverse leaf springs, telescopic shock absorbers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox Borg Warner T-10 M 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 950 kilo / 2,094 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,840 mm (151.2 in) / 1,540 mm (60.6 in) / 1,240 mm (48.8 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,286 mm (90 in) / 1,308 mm (51.5 in) / 1,333 mm (52.5 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.41 bhp / kg
Top Speed 262 km/h (163 mph)

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