Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Ford is calling the car a bold collaboration between the legendary Carroll Shelby and Fords Special Vehicle Team (SVT). Carroll Shelby is a living automotive legend. Its a dream come true to be able to see the
The Shelbys supercharged 5.4-liter, 32-valve V8 is similar to the engine in the GT 500. Ford started with the cast-iron 5.4-liter Triton V8 truck engine and added aluminum heads from the GT, specially calibrated camshafts, a Roots-type supercharger making 8.5 pounds of boost, and a water-to-air intercooler.
The engine is also dressed with special finned cam covers which are reminiscent of the "Cobra Powered By Ford" covers used by Shelby five decades ago, and its backed by the same T-56 six-speed that appeared in the supercharged 2003 SVT Mustang Cobra.
A balanced, performance-tuned ride is achieved through SVTs signature chassis tuning.The GT 500 features MacPherson-strut front suspension and a three-link rear suspension to locate a solid rear axle.