Thursday, July 30, 2009

Car | Ford Shelby GT500 Car

Revealed in the 2007 New York inter -national Autoshow introducing this future muscle car which draws its design and style from the classic 1968 King of the Road Carroll Ford Shelby GT500, aside from sharing the samFord Shelby GT500e name, it also shares the same drive type which is a rear wheel drive and both have silver paint with blue "LeMans" stripes, and Carroll Shelby signature embroidered seats, this car has the classic future muscle car look that will definitely turn the heads of muscle car lovers and its power will surely satisfy power hungry fellows out there.

supercarsPower will be the middle name of the 2009 Ford Shelby GT500 since it's set not to disappoint power lovers, both convertible and coupe will equip a 32 valve, 5.4 liter V8 supercharged engine that produces a powerful 500 horsepower and 480 lb ft of torque which transmits through a Tremec 6 speed manual transmission that is capable to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.6 seconds and is able to blast to a top speed of 185 mph.

The 2009 Ford Shelby GT500 comes with an 18 inch alloy wheels with Brembo brakes, sports tuned performance, and road gripping tires, safety features of this car includes traction control, ABS, front and side airbags. Though it tries to stay as lightweight as possible since it aims for power but it didn't take away common comfort features of a car, like cruise control , power windows, locks, mirrors, and seat, Shaker 500-watt speakers, and a 6-CD changer with MP3 jack. Options are available for add ons just in case you wanted to have more powerful sound.

The 2009 Ford Shelby GT500 is a 2 door four seater car, although the backseat offers a much smaller space, the baggage area of this car has just the right space with 12.3 cubic feet for the coupe and 9.7 for the convertible which is enough for most.

2009 Ford Shelby GT500 Specs
Layout: Front engine, 4-passenger, 2-door coupe
Drive Type: Rear Wheel Drive
Engine: 5.4 liter Supercharged DOHC 32 valve V8 engine
Horsepower: 540 hp
Torque: 480 ft·lbf
Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph: 4.6 seconds
Top Speed: 185 mph
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