Article courtesy of MustangsDaily.com, your source for all the latest Ford Mustang news. Ford has already backed up their claim that they 2013 Shelby GT500 can surpass the 200 mph mark by reaching 202 mph during pre-production testing at the Nardo Ring in Italy last summer. They guys over at Motor Trend wanted to see the high performance of the 2013 GT500 for themselves, though, and decided to do their own top speed test
Paraphrasing a classic quote - "With great power comes the need for great control" - the engineers at Ford's Special Vehicles Team have stepped up to the plate to manage the massive output of the 2013 Shelby GT500. Whether a driver is a track-day veteran or getting his first ultra-high-performance sports car, the new launch control system on the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 will help ensure he gets smooth, consistent and fast starts every
by John CoyleMustang Forums Carroll Shelby died in Dallas yesterday after a long illness. He was 89. Over the course of his life, the brash Texan had been a chicken farmer, test pilot and factory race driver for Allard, Maserati and Aston Martin. But he'll be remembered best as an automotive designer. Few cars are as imitated as his first creation, the Shelby Cobra, and his ferocious Mustangs--like the 662hp GT500--continue to deliver earthshaking performance.The world is a
Content courtesy of Mustangs Daily Ever since Ford unveiled the 2013 Shelby GT500 back in November we've been anxiously waiting to see how much the cost of the Mustang flagship would increase due to the upgrades. The wait is finally over, though, as today Ford officially announced pricing for the 2013 Shelby GT500. The coupe carries a starting base price of $54,995 while the convertible retails for $59,995. Yes, these are significant increases compared to
Article courtesy of Mustangs Daily, your source for all the latest Ford Mustang news and articles Late last night Ford released official details and photos of the new 2013 Shelby GT500 Convertible, and today they officially revealed the car at the Chicago Auto Show. Like the coupe that made its debut at the L.A Auto Show, the GT500 Convertible has been upgraded with the new supercharged 5.8-liter V8 with 650 horsepower. The convertible doesn't have
by Patrick RallWhile the 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 wont get a jump in horsepower to keep up with the likes of the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, the newest Mustang Cobra will feature one new feature to improve performance, along with a handful of convenience items to help add more luxury to the high performance pony car.First of all, the 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 will come equipped with the same supercharged 5.4L V8 as the 2011 models
by Patrick RallThe National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky is currently showing a little love to other great American performance cars from the 1960s and 1970s, with Ron Kinberger's 1968 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 representing the Mustang crowd in fine fashion.The 1968 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 was the second year for the GT500 name, with few changes coming from the original offering in 1967 to the one displayed at the Corvette Museum from 1968.