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Shelby considering additional models including V6, Twin-Turbo GT500

By Drew Phillips - August 25, 2010 – 4:39 pm5 Comments | 5,281 views

Shelby Mustang GTS Concept

Shelby is considering several new aftermarket Mustang projects including a twin-turbo package for the 2007-2009 GT500 and a performance package for the 2010-2011 Mustang GT and Mustang V6. Shelby is currently asking its customers for feedback to decide which models to produce, and it seems likely that the 2011 GT350 could be joined by at least one additional Mustang in the Shelby lineup.

The performance packages for the 2010-2011 Mustang GT and Mustang V6, codenamed Project 2010-06a and Project 2010-06b, are the most likely to be produced as Shelby has already built a concept version. Named the Shelby GTS, the performance package would cost anywhere from $9,000 to $12,000 and would include a variety of visual and performance enhancements:

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Shelby GTS Standard Features:

  • Shelby “Deep Draw” hood
  • Shelby custom front fascia
  • Shelby/Baer 2-piston front brakes
  • Shelby/Baer ERADISPEED rear brakes
  • Shelby/Borla performance exhaust
  • Shelby handling package
  • Shelby CSM serial numbered dash plaque and engine plate
  • “Powered by Ford” side badges
  • SHELBY trunk lid letters
  • Shelby lower rear fascia
  • Behind-the-door side scoops
  • Billet black upper grille with Ford running pony emblem
  • Shelby LeMans racing stripes over the top
  • Shelby signature side stripes with model designation
  • Shelby badged floor mats

Shelby Mustang GTS Concept

Shelby GTS Options:

  • Shelby/Baer 6-piston rear brakes
  • Shelby/Baer 6- piston front brakes
  • Choice of available superchargers
  • Watts link rear suspension
  • Caster/camber plate kit
  • Shelby/Eibach suspension
  • Rear spoiler
  • Many available wheel choices
  • One-piece driveshaft (GT only)
  • Rear upper and lower adjustable control arms
  • 1″ drop front lower ball joints
  • Bump steer kit
  • Goodyear street race tire package
  • Shelby high-performance cooling package (GT only)
  • Functional front brake duct kit
  • Quarter window block-off plates
  • Quarter window scoops
  • Painted Shelby LeMans over-the-top  and side stripes
  • Custom interior upgrade
  • Shelby/Kicker premium sound system
  • Custom car cover

The twin-turbo GT500 package would be the most radical Mustang to come from Shelby yet, with the package costing approximately $100,000. The car would feature a twin-turbo 5.4L V8 producing 1000+ rwhp with adjustable boost as well as a host of other upgrades:

Shelby GT500 Twin-Turbo Concept

Shelby GT500 Twin-Turbo Package Features and Options:

  • Shelby twin-turbocharger (1000+ rear wheel  hp with adjustable boost)
  • Shelby/Baer 6-piston caliper front and rear brake system
  • Ford Racing suspension w/ adjustable dampers
  • Shelby/Eibach adjustable coilover suspension
  • Widebody package
  • Shelby custom exhaust system
  • 10-point full roll cage w/ rear seat delete
  • Dual fuel system (pump and race fuel))
  • 9″ Ford rearend with 35-spline drag axles
  • Shelby custom driveshaft with safety loops
  • 3.50:1 air locker differential
  • 20″ Shelby Alcoa wheels and tires
  • Functional vented hood
  • 6-speed short-throw shifter
  • 6-speed paddle shifter
  • Carbon fiber front fascia splitter
  • Carbon fiber mirror covers
  • Carbon fiber rocker panels
  • SHELBY deck lid letter kit
  • Special badging – grille and front fenders
  • Sequential taillights
  • Front and rear brake duct kit
  • Quarter window scoops or black-outs
  • Shelby/Kicker stereo upgrade
  • Shelby performance cooling package
  • Two-tone leather interior upgrade
  • Two-tone leather console cover
  • Perforated leather seat inserts
  • Custom racing seats



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5 Comments »

  • al howarth says:

    i own a 2008 mustang v6 4.0L 5spd manual and would like the chance to have the first of these twin turbo kits fitted in the uk if possible !

  • Administrator says:

    The twin-turbo kit is for the GT500 only

  • James says:

    @al howarth…
    why not just add one of the blowers available for the v-6 that doesn’t void the warranty to your current car? you would be siting at about 300 hp which is what the GTs roughly have. Or, you could go get the ’11 v6 and be done :-)

  • James says:

    question for the admin…you have the kit for the GT500 at 100K, is that turnkey or do you have to buy the car in addition?

  • Administrator says:

    Shelby’s price does not include the cost of the donor car.

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