What is a Shelby EXP 500?

What is a Shelby EXP 500?

The story of a factory-experimental, one-of-one, fuel-injected, independent-rear-suspended, 428CJ-powered 1968 Shelby Mustang coupe.

How much horsepower does a 1968 Shelby GT500 have?

360 horsepower
The KR—for “King of the Road”—was a development of the ’68 GT500, with the so-called Cobra Jet 428-cubic-inch engine in place of the Police Interceptor unit. The GT500 was nominally rated at 360 horsepower, whereas the KR was down to 335.

How fast was a 1968 Shelby GT500?

140 MPH

Type 428 cubic inch Ford Cobra Jet V8
Output (Actual) 400 HP @ 5,600 RPM
Transmission 4-speed manual
Top Speed 140 MPH
0 to 60 mph 6.5 seconds

When did the Shelby GT500 prototype come out?

From 1967 through 1970, Green Hornet evolved as a prototype for Ford Motor Company and Shelby Automotive.

What’s the name of the Shelby prototype car?

The Green Hornet nickname has stuck with the Shelby prototype for 50 years, and it’s recognized by this name in the Shelby and Mustang community. It’s commonly referred to as the Green Hornet. Currently, the Green Hornet is undergoing a rotisserie restoration at Billups Classic Cars in Colcord, Oklahoma.

What was the name of the 1968 Ford Mustang?

Ford Motor Company produced a 1968 Mustang notchback coupe called Green Hornet at the Dearborn Assembly Plant in the fall of 1967 as the prototype for the launch of the California Special. It and big brother Little Red, a 1967 Mustang, are the only notchback coupes produced by Ford Motor Company and Shelby Automotive.

How did the Shelby Shelby Green Hornet get its name?

Not long after the transformation of the ’68 notchback coupe by Shelby Automotive to EXP-500 form, it was given the nickname “Green Hornet,” presumably by comedian and actor Bill Cosby. He and Carroll Shelby had been friends.