The 2010 Shelby GT500 Super Snake made a slightly outrageous 750 hp. For 2011, Shelby's offering an 800-hp option. C'mon, when there's an 800-hp option is there really any option at all? You gotta check that box.
Want a lighter, faster, better 2011 Shelby GT500? Get to the dealer quick because they're selling too fast; 3,300 units already sold. So quick Ford's announced a 5,500 car limit. Apparently they're maintaining "exclusivity" in exchange for "money."
To buy the 5.0 or the 2011 Shelby GT500? That is the question. True to the plethora-of-packages Mustang it's based on, the relative value of Ford's new 550 HP supercar-killer all depends on which option boxes you tick.
Ford's tire-shredding 2011 Shelby GT500 drops its Virginia International Raceway lap time nine seconds in this video after dropping 120 pounds with a new aluminum block on its 550-hp supercharged V8.
Doing anything at 1:30 PM EST today? OK, doing anything important? No? OK, then come here to see the 2011 Shelby GT500 unveiled online ahead of the in-real-life unveil at this week's Chicago Auto Show. But what should we expect?
The 2011 Ford Mustang V6 will get a Camaro-beating 315 HP V6, according to leaked info posted on The Mustang Source. The new "Coyote" V8, however, will only make 400 HP, slightly behind the Camaro SS. More below.