I once spent some time with a Shelby GT500 on some very worn tires. The traction control remained, at all times, very on. I did burnouts for days.
The 662-horsepower Shelby GT500 is a tire-shredding machine, a little voice in your mind to do a burnout anywhere, any time. That little voice reportedly put a dude in the hospital over the weekend.
The 2011 Shelby GT500 only gets minor exterior tweaks, but underneath the hood it chucks the heavy iron block truck engine for an all-aluminum 5.4-liter supercharged V8 for 102 lbs less weight and a smokin' 550HP.
A brief exposure to the current gamut of muscle cars has left our Euro car boy with a new appreciation of European interiors and straight line Americana.
Ford has unleashed a monstrous press release touting an utterly unimportant aspect of the 2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, an increase in fuel economy of 2 MPG. If you're a prospective buyer, you don't care.