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New Page 1 1965 Shelby Mustangs Specs
Model GT 350 GT 350R
List Price in 1965

$4,547

 
Engine (to read more about  this motor click here)
Type V-8,iron block, water cooled
Head Cast iron, removable
Valves Overhead, pushrod/rocker-actuated
Max BHP 306 @ 6,000 rpm 350 bhp @ 5,400 rpm
Max Torque 329 lbs.-ft @ 4,200 rpm 350 lbs.-ft @ 3,200 rpm
Bore 4.05" 4.13"
Stroke 2.87" 3.98"
Displacement 289cid, 4272cc
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.5:1
Induction system Single Holley four-barrel, 715 cfm Single Holley four-barrell, 715 cfm
Exhaust system Standard, dual exhaust
Electrical system 12-volt distributor system
Fuel consumption 13-15 mpg
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Chassis
Frame Unibody, welded platform with boxed side rails
Body Steel body & fiberglass hood
Front suspension Unequal arms, coil springs, adjustable tube arms, anti-roll sway bar
Rear suspension Live axle, multi-leaf, semi-elliptical springs, tube shocks, torque control arms
Tire type and size Goodyear Blue Dot E70-15" (7.75x15) Goodyear Blue Streaks 6.0/9.30x15"
Wheel Size 5.5x15" (heavy duty station wagon steel rims) or 6x15" Crager Chromed 7x15"
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Weights and Measures
Wheelbase 108"
Front track 56"
Rear track 56"
Overall height 52.2"
Overall width 68.2"
Overall length 181.6"
Ground clearance 6.5"
Crankcase 7.5 quart
Cooling system 20 quart
Gas tank 16 gallons 34 gals  (2 stock tanks welded together)
Curb weight 2,800 lbs. 2,723 lbs.
Weight Distribution 53/47 53/47
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Clutch
Type Single dry disc
Diameter 10.5"
Actuation Mechanical
 
Transmission
Type Four speed, full syncromesh Borg Warner T-10, 
Ratios
First 2.36:1
Second 1.62:1
Third 1.20:1
Fourth 1.00:1
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Brakes
Front 9.5" Kelsey-Hayes discs
Rear 10x2.5" drums (station wagon)
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Differential
Ratios 3.89:1 Detroit Locker
Drive axles - type Enclosed, semi-floating
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Steering
Type Recirculating ball
Turns, lock to lock 3.5
Turning circle 37'
ratio 19:1
Performance
0-30 mph 2.4 secs
0-40 mph 3.6 secs
0-50 mph 5.2 secs
0-60 mph 6.8 secs
0-70 mph 8.7 secs
0-80 mph 11.2 secs
0-100 19.0 secs
Quarter Mile 14.7 secs @ 90 mph
Top Speed 124 mph @ 7,000 rpm
3rd gear 110 mph @ 6,500 rpm
2nd gear 82 mph @ 6,500 rpm
1st gear 56 mph @ 6,500 rpm
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Options:
  LeMans Stripes
  5-spoke Shelby/Cragar mag
wheels

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