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Full 2013 Shelby GT500 specifications

May 25, 2012 – 11:21 am | No Comment | 18,321 views
Full 2013 Shelby GT500 specifications

Want to know every detail possible about the 2013 Shelby GT500? You’re in luck, as we’ve got our hands on a full list of specifications for the car. There’s the obvious stats, like 662 horsepower …

One-off 2013 Shelby GT500 to be auctioned off for charity at second annual “Get Your Heart Racing” fundraiser

May 24, 2012 – 9:05 am | No Comment | 1,085 views
One-off 2013 Shelby GT500 to be auctioned off for charity at second annual “Get Your Heart Racing” fundraiser

The Henry Ford Health System has announced that they will auction off a one-off 2013 Shelby GT500 at the second annual “Get Your Heart Racing” fundraiser at Ford’s Dearbon test track this coming September. A …

Video: Durability testing the 2013 Shelby GT500 with Carroll Shelby

May 23, 2012 – 12:01 pm | 2 Comments | 1,866 views
Video: Durability testing the 2013 Shelby GT500 with Carroll Shelby

Back in October Ford SVT engineers headed out to Sebring International Raceway in Florida to do durability testing with the 2013 Shelby GT500. The late Carroll Shelby was also in attendance to give his approval …

2013 Shelby GT500: 0-60 mph in 3.5 sec, 1/4 mile in 11.6 sec @ 126 mph

May 22, 2012 – 8:53 am | 8 Comments | 25,363 views
2013 Shelby GT500: 0-60 mph in 3.5 sec, 1/4 mile in 11.6 sec @ 126 mph

Many of the reviews of the 2013 Shelby GT500 posted yesterday listed various 1/4 mile times from 11.8 to low 12 seconds achieved during a brief test session at Atlanta Dragway. Motor Trend, however, was …

2013 Shelby GT500 reviews hit the web

May 21, 2012 – 9:50 am | One Comment | 4,813 views
2013 Shelby GT500 reviews hit the web

The embargo has lifted and the very first reviews of the 2013 Shelby GT500 have flooded the internet. Both magazines and web sites alike seem to agree that Ford and SVT have improved the GT500 …

Video: Jay Leno drives the 2013 Shelby GT500

May 21, 2012 – 8:32 am | 3 Comments | 3,285 views
Video: Jay Leno drives the 2013 Shelby GT500

Jay Leno is one lucky man. Besides owning dozens of awesome cars, he often gets the chance to drive vehicles before anyone else. That’s the case with the 2013 Shelby GT500, as Leno was the …

Video: 2013 Shelby GT500 underrated, dyno tests at 609 rwhp

May 21, 2012 – 7:51 am | No Comment | 5,885 views
Video: 2013 Shelby GT500 underrated, dyno tests at 609 rwhp

When Ford announced the 2013 Shelby GT500 back in November the new aluminum block 5.8-liter V8 was initially rated at an astounding 650 horsepower. As if that weren’t enough, Ford updated the rating last month …

Photo Gallery: 2013 Shelby GT500 takes to the track

May 18, 2012 – 3:18 pm | No Comment | 14,996 views
Photo Gallery: 2013 Shelby GT500 takes to the track

The press launch for the 2013 Shelby GT500 is taking place this week in Atlanta where journalists are getting to drive the car both on the road course at Road Atlanta and the quarter mile …

Video: 2013 Shelby GT500 burnout

May 17, 2012 – 5:23 pm | One Comment | 3,571 views
Video: 2013 Shelby GT500 burnout

The 2013 Shelby GT500 media drive is this week at Road Atlanta, and while the reviews are embargoed for a later date, MotorAuthority.com is giving us a preview of what we can expect. The web …

Ford details 2013 Shelby GT500’s new launch control system

May 15, 2012 – 8:26 pm | No Comment | 2,867 views
Ford details 2013 Shelby GT500’s new launch control system

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 …

2012 Shelby GT500 tops Forbes’ list of fastest cars under $50,000

May 3, 2012 – 2:25 pm | 4 Comments | 2,466 views
2012 Shelby GT500 tops Forbes’ list of fastest cars under $50,000

Forbes magazine has put together a list of the fastest vehicles available for under $50,000, and the results aren’t surprising (at least to us). The 2012 Shelby GT500 tops the list, barely squeezing under the …

2013 Shelby GT500 certified at 662 horsepower and 630 lb-ft torque

April 26, 2012 – 12:19 pm | 4 Comments | 4,345 views
2013 Shelby GT500 certified at 662 horsepower and 630 lb-ft torque

Ford and SVT shocked the automotive world when it announced the 2013 Shelby GT500 would be packing 650 horsepower – the highest of any production V8 in the world – thanks to a new 5.8-liter …

Shelby president John Luft on the development of the Shelby 1000 and the future of Shelby Mustangs

April 12, 2012 – 7:22 am | One Comment | 1,615 views
Shelby president John Luft on the development of the Shelby 1000 and the future of Shelby Mustangs

At the New York Auto Show last week we sat down to talk with Shelby American president John Luft to talk about the company’s latest vehicle, the 2012 Shelby 1000, as well as the future …

Shelby GT500 will continue past 2014 as part of next generation Mustang lineup

April 9, 2012 – 5:54 am | 2 Comments | 22,458 views
Shelby GT500 will continue past 2014 as part of next generation Mustang lineup

Ford took the automotive industry by surprise when it unveiled the 2013 Shelby GT500 back in November. With its 5.8-liter supercharged V8 producing 650 horsepower and new aerodynamics allowing for a top speed of 202 …