Four years later, the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 is getting a makeover. Now available in auto markets to delight its fans. With its stunning exterior design and spacious interior, you’ll want to stop in your tracks. Plus, safety has been improved while its powerful engine delivers racing performance.
Hermann Salenbauch, Director of Advanced Product Creation said the Shelby GT500 continues to set the bar for muscle car performance with SVT technology. This car offers everything a muscle car needs – from 0-60 mph acceleration to top speed, racetrack speeds and quarter mile times – making it an ideal choice even for daily drivers.” Check out its remarkable features!
2013 Ford Shelby GT500- A Review
The GT500 boasts a modern exterior, featuring LED bars at both front and rear, body-colored rocker panels, and high gloss black panels between the taillamps. Its lightweight chassis helps it run more efficiently while its quad-tip exhaust adds an elegant touch. Additional exterior elements include the front splitter, black painted upper grille and lower grille as well as two sets of forged aluminum wheels – 20 inches front wheels and back wheels with Goodyear Eagle F1 SUPERCar G: 2 tires.
The GT500 offers luxurious comfort inside with comfortable seats made of quality materials for optimal driving pleasure
Enjoy total relaxation in the luxurious interior, where you can load your luggage easily. Plus, enjoy luxurious accessories throughout.
The engine is powered by a 5.8-liter V8 aluminum block engine that produces 662 horsepower. Twin Vortices Series 2300 blower produces 2.3 liters. Additionally, the cooling system has been upgraded and the intercooler heat exchanger volume increased up to 36 percent, according to Jeff Albers – SVT Powertrain team lead.
“Every change we made was designed to enhance horsepower or airflow. Additionally, we made certain the parts could withstand intense pressures.”
Acceleration has been increased to 9-14 PSI, leading to a top speed of over 200 mph. The engine features Plasma Transferred Wire Arc liner coat technology which applies a 150 micron composite coating on the bores’ internal surfaces. City driving now achieves an impressive 15 mpg EPA rating while highway performance stands at 24 mpg, according to SVT chief engineer Jamal Hameedi.
“With the driveshaft, we were able to eliminate a joint and increase stiffness and drive power to get us up to top speed while handling torque. To guarantee smooth wheel movement throughout the system, we had to check every component.”
Brembo brakes with six-piston front calipers have enhanced safety. AdvanceTrac makes driving safe and effortless with its advanced launch control system. An optional Performance Package can be added with electronically adjustable dampers or Torsen limited slip differential for extra grip.
The Shelby GT500 boasts cutting-edge technology features. These include Bluetooth(r) connectivity, plus-one-touch power locks for added peace of mind as well as the following:
- Track Apps – New Productivity Screen
- Gauge mode
- Trip Computer
The 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 can be ordered at AutoAlliance International in Flat Rock, Mich. for just $85,000!
Get ready to race and cruise in the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 when you get it.