The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 2013, prices and equipment

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The current Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, which appeared on the market in late 2012, looks back on a long and interesting history. Ford Mustang originally purely American car created by Ford Falcon. He was named after the mascot of Southern Methodist University (Dallas, USA) – unbridled wild stallion flaunts the emblem of the football team SMU Mustangs, and was succeeded by a small pony “Peruna”, nine generations which for seventy years has brought them good luck in the games.
Ford Mustang was shown at the World Exhibition in New York April 17, 1964, and this date is considered to be his birthday. He made a pandemonium among the dealers on all continents. Already in March 1964, the assembly line in Dearborn (Dearborn, Michigan) came first Ford Mustang – snow white convertible with red interior. Classic Mustang Shelby GT500 1967 The combination of sporty design, low price and excellent dynamic performance has led to the fact that 18 months have sold over a million copies. And what is there to be surprised that after the Ford Mustang named the whole class cars (Pony car), and during the Second World War, his name was a long-range fighter: North American P-51 Mustang. When Ford Mustang went on sale, the market has not been anything like it – Chevrolet Corvair Monza and the Pontiac Firebird, which appeared later, even close could not approach it on the indicators. And only Chevrolet Camaro could argue with him on the characteristics.
The high-tech version of the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, modified by Carroll Shelby, from 1967 to 1970 was generally one of the most popular machines at the time. Its engine produces 355 hp at 5400 rev/min., with a maximum torque of 580 Nm at 3200 rev/min., cars could disperse from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.2 seconds. The new Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 In 2006, after a long break, as a result of the joint efforts of the company’s divisions and Carroll Shelby Ford SVT (Special Vehicle Team), is developing the “charged” versions of production cars at the Detroit Auto Show was presented to the most powerful at that time Ford Mustang. And the coupe and convertible were equipped with a V8 engine capacity of 5.4 liters., 475 hp power and become true masters of the road.
Fortieth Anniversary Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 noted the release of Shelby Cobra GT500KR, demonstrated at the Auto Show in New York in 2007. “King of the Road” (transcript KR) was equipped with a new engine V8, the same volume of 5.4 l., But has a capacity of 540 hp In 2006 GT500KR went under the hammer at auction for 600,000 dollars. All proceeds from the sale went to the Foundation for Children Carroll Shelby. In all there were 1,000 instances of Shelby Cobra GT500KR. Especially for the TV series “Knight Rider” in 2008 we created a special version Ford Mustang Shelby GT500KR KITT. Thus, Ford Mustang re-lit as an actor. Earlier, Ford Mustang GT500 Eleanor 1967 used in the remake of the movie “Gone in 60 Seconds”.
In 2011, the power of the engine Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 increased by 10 hp and 550 hp, it was This power unit is lighter and more economical – fuel consumption has been reduced to 10.2 liters/100 km on the highway and 15.7 l/100 km – around the city. But this was not enough producers. On the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 2013, presented to the public at the auto show in Los Angeles in 2011, set the turbo engine capacity of 5.8 liters., 662 hp power Maximum speed supercar increased to 325 km/h, but at the same flow rate in the city was 15.7 l/100 km on the highway – 9.8 l/100 km.
Coupe received additional enhancements in the form of LED tail lights, aluminum bonnet and unified welded steel hull. He has no grille as the power unit requires intensive cooling. Predatory front bumper and 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels with Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperCar supercar give an aggressive look. Overall dimensions of the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, mm .: Length – 4780, 1877 width-height – 1 391 (coupe), 1399 (convertible), the wheelbase – 2 720 Ground clearance (ground clearance) is equal to 118 mm. Weight coupe is 3852 kg.
Improvements in the latest generation GT500 touched and mechanical six-speed Tremec TR6060. All the improvements have led to the fact that acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes at Mustang Shelby Gee Tee 500 just 3.5 seconds. It’s faster than the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and Chevrolet Corvette Z06. Advanced Stability Control and AdvanceTrac traction control system helps to achieve better handling on any road surface, and upgraded Brembo brakes provide shorter braking distances. The Torsen differential provides good traction even in difficult driving conditions and adjustable shock absorbers Bilstein – ride comfort. Shelby GT500 engine power continuously and steadily increasing.
Again at auction Barrett-Jackson, but in 2012, it was announced the release of GT500 Super Snake with 862 hp engine And at the Auto Show in New York 2012 it was presented to Shelby in 1000 with an engine capacity of 1100 hp To withstand this power, its chassis has been further strengthened. Supercar Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 went on sale in the US in late 2012. Its base price is $ 54 200. If you prefer, you can buy a package Shelby GT500 SVT Performance – the cost of $3,490 above a glass roof adds $1,990. Collect GT500 in Flat Rock (Michigan). Unfortunately, GT500 is not for sale, but with the introduction of the new generation can begin formal delivery. However, cost Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 for motorists will be much higher than he asked for in the States.

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