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1968 Shelby GT500 K.R. specs


Curb weight 1608 kilograms (3545 pounds)
Year introduced 1968
Displacement 7014 cubic centimeters (7.0 liters / 428 cubic inches)
Maximum power 406 metric horsepower (400 brake horsepower / 298 kilowatts) @ 5600 rpm
Maximum torque 624 Newton-meters (460 pound-feet) @ 3200 rpm
Engine location front-mounted
Drive rear wheel drive
0 to 60 mph 4.6 seconds
0 to 100 kph 5.0 seconds
Quarter mile 14.3 s @ 97 mph
Top speed 242 kph / 150 mph


GT500 K.R. distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 5.7 s @ 68 mph
1/8 mile 9.3 s @ 84 mph
1000 feet 12.0 s @ 91 mph
1/4 mile 14.3 s @ 97 mph

GT500 K.R. acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 0.8 s
0 - 20 mph 1.5 s
0 - 30 mph 2.0 s
0 - 40 mph 2.5 s
0 - 50 mph 3.3 s
0 - 60 mph 4.6 s
0 - 70 mph 6.7 s
0 - 80 mph 9.4 s
0 - 90 mph 12.4 s

GT500 K.R. acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.5 s
0 - 20 kph 0.9 s
0 - 30 kph 1.4 s
0 - 40 kph 1.7 s
0 - 50 kph 2.0 s
0 - 60 kph 2.4 s
0 - 70 kph 2.8 s
0 - 80 kph 3.3 s
0 - 90 kph 4.0 s
0 - 100 kph 5.0 s
0 - 110 kph 6.3 s
0 - 120 kph 7.8 s
0 - 130 kph 9.6 s
0 - 140 kph 11.5 s
0 - 150 kph 13.3 s
0 - 160 kph 15.1 s

GT500 K.R. distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 6.0 s @ 112 kph
200 meters 9.2 s @ 135 kph
300 meters 11.9 s @ 146 kph
400 meters 14.3 s @ 155 kph

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