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1998 Shelby Series 1 Information & Specs


The Shelby Series 1 is powered by a specially-modified aluminum Oldsmobile Aurora V8 with DOHC and 4 valves per cylinder. A unique design places the transmission at the rear axle, enabling the Series 1 to achieve a perfect 50/50 front to rear weight ratio. The use of carbon-fiber composites and heat-treated aluminum keeps the total weight under 3,000 lbs. It's this unique combination of awe-inspiring power, unparalleled handling and light-weight responsiveness which creates the experience of driving a race car on the street.

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Engine and Transmission

Engine Type: 90 V-8
Displacement (CC/CI): 4000 / 244.1
Valves: DOHC 4 Valves
Horsepower @ RPM: 320@6500
Torque @ RPM: 290@5000
Fuel System: Gas / SEFI
Transmission: 6-Speed Manual

Steering, Suspension, Brakes

Steer Diameter (Curb): NA
Engine Locat./Drive: FR/RWD
Brakes (Fr/Rr): Disc/Disc
Steering: R&P
Suspension (Fr/Rr): Ind/Ind
Tires: 265/40ZR18

Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight: 2650 LB
Wheelbase (Ft/Rr): 94.7
Length: 168.9
Width: 76.5
Height: 47.0

Standard Features

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