2011 Ford Shelby GT500 Review


The 2011 Ford Shelby GT 500 comes redesigned for the model year as a lighter car, for better fuel economy and even more zip on the road. A switch to an aluminum engine from a traditional heavier design, a 5.4 V8 with 550HP output, helps breathe power into this sporty model in its trademark style, with a big split grille, dual exhaust, and other exterior features like the small trademark spoiler on the back and the GT500 racing stripe that make this fast ride look sharp. All of this makes the 2011 Ford Shelby GT 500  a good continuation of a lineup that has dazzled drivers for decades, while providing superior power on the road.

As for modern model design, the 2011 Ford Shelby GT 500 is available in coupe and convertible styles. There are not a lot of trims for this vehicle, but upgrade packages allow for custom wheels and tires, a modded suspension, and more to help drivers take advantage of the immense power in this top performance car, where the workhorse engine can benefit from a customized overall design.

Another addition for this model is power steering, to add to the convenience and handling of the 2011 Ford Shelby GT 500. A six-speed manual transmission is standard. Look for more details on the handling and performance of this quicker, nimbler 2011 as well as fuel economy and customer feedback when further reviews come out throughout the year.


Inside the 2011 Ford Shelby GT 500, owners get some of the basic comforts and conveniences, like air conditioning and cruise control, as well as some of the best advanced audio and technology that Ford engineers could dream up. The new Ford "Sync" system is available for hooking up cell phones and other personal electronic devices. There's also a CD changer in this car, with an audio system designed to compliment the acoustics of the "racing cabin." Power seats and leather upholstery add more to the style of the car's interior for making sure the class and presence inside is as good as what this speedy steed looks like from the sidewalk.

Overall, the 2011 Ford Shelby GT 500 doesn't disappoint fans of the traditional sports car that still dots the American roadway. Notwithstanding the price tag at over $50,000, the 2011 Ford Shelby GT 500  offers a top riding experience and a car that promises to hold its value well over the years if treated right. Take a look at what the new 2011 can bring to a personal car collection, and think about adding this stylish, high-powered vehicle to your garage.



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