1963 Shelby Cobra 289 Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Production Years for Series : 1963 - 1965
Weight : 2315 lbs | 1050.066 kg

Performance

0-60 mph : 6.6 seconds.
1/4 Mile : 14.4 seconds.
Top Speed : 138 mph | 222.042 km/h

Power

V 8 90-degree
Displacement : 4261 cc | 260.0 cu in. | 4.3 L.
Power : 260 BHP (191.36 KW) @ 5800 RPM
Torque :269 Ft-Lbs (365 NM) @ 4800 RPM
Bore : 3.8 in | 97 mm.
Stroke : 2.9 in | 73 mm.
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
Holley carburetor
V 8 90-degree
Displacement : 4736 cc | 289.0 cu in. | 4.7 L.
Power : 360 BHP (264.96 KW) @ 6500 RPM
Torque :317 Ft-Lbs (430 NM) @ 4000 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 2.9 in | 74 mm.
Compression : 11.6:1
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
4 Weber carburetors
Transmission:
4 Manual Borg Warner T-10 M

Production Figures

LeMans Coupes : 3
Roadsters : 603

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 151.5 in | 3848 mm.
Width : 61.0 in | 1549 mm.
Height : 49.0 in | 1245 mm.
Wheelbase : 90.0 in | 2286 mm.
Front Track : 51.5 in | 1308 mm.
Rear Track : 52.5 in | 1334 mm.
LeMans Coupe
Weight : 9090 lbs | 4123.155 kg
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 151.2 in | 3841 mm.
Width : 60.6 in | 1539 mm.
Height : 48.8 in | 1240 mm.
Wheelbase : 90.0 in | 2286 mm.
Front Track : 51.5 in | 1308 mm.
Rear Track : 52.5 in | 1334 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Wishbones, upper transverse leaf spring, anti-roll bar

Steering
Rack and Pinion

Brakes
Front Brakes : Discs
Rear Brakes : Discs

1963 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $3,233
Avg. Household Income : $5,807
Avg. Home : $12,650
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.29

The 1963 Shelby Cobra 289 measures 61.00 inches in width, 151.50 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 90.00 inches.

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