Huge Engine in a Tiny Car : Ford Shelby Cobra















Ford Shelby Cobra was unveiled at Detroit Motor Show 2004. This car has aluminum chassis of the Ford GT, a front mounted V10 engine and 605 horsepower. The concept of the car was based on the principle a Huge Engine in a Tiny Car and weighing just more than 3000 pounds.










Specifications Ford Shelby Cobra Concept (2004) :

Engine :

engine : 90 Degree, Aluminum V10
position : Front Longitudinal
valvetrain : DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
displacement : 6392 cc / 390.1 cu in
bore : 93 mm / 3.66 in
stroke : 94 mm / 3.7 in
compression : 10.8:1
power : 451.2 kw / 605.1 bhp @ 6750 rpm
hp per litre : 94.67 bhp per litre
bhp/weight : 433.76 bhp per weight
torque : 679.26 nm / 501 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm
redline : 7500
drive wheels : RWD w/LSD
body / frame : Aluminum Space Frame

Brakes :

front brakes : Brembro Cross-Drilled & Vented Discs w/4-Piston Calipers
f brake size : 356 mm / 14 in
rear brakes : Brembro Cross-Drilled & Vented Discs w/4-Piston Calipers
r brake size : 335 mm / 13.2 in

Wheels :

front wheels : F 45.7 x 25.4 cm / 18 x 10 in
rear wheels : R 48.3 x 33.0 cm / 19 x 13 in
front tire size : P275/40R18 BF Goodrich
rear tire size : P345/35R19 BF Goodrich
steering Rack & Pinion : w/Power Assist
f suspension : Double Wishbones w/Coil-Over Monotube Shocks, Stabilizer Bar
r suspension : Double Wishbones w/Coil-Over Monotube Shocks, Stabilizer Bar

Dimension :

weight : 1395 kg / 3075 lbs
wheelbase : 2540 mm / 100.0 in
length : 3947 mm / 155.4 in
width : 1905 mm / 75 in front track : 1539 mm / 60.6 in
rear track : 1534 mm / 60.4 in
transmission : Rear Mounted Ricardo 6-Speed Transaxle
gear ratios : 2.60:1, 1.70:1, 1.23:1, 0.95:1, 0.76:1, 0.63:1
final drive : 3.36:1


2 comments:

Azure Islands Designs said...

Fabulous car...did they ever put it into production? I don't think so...

Cheers...

Admin said...

Yes it's fabulous, they only make a prototype, I hope they put it into production.

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