200-MPH 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Will Start at $54,200, Build Your Own Online Now by Ross Edwards
The 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will start at $54,200.† The 200-mph, 650-hp Mustang Shelby GT500 can now be configured using Fordís online vehicle builder. [...] .. Read More!
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Mustang V6 models use Ford's 3.7-liter engine making 305 horsepower, and a 6-speed manual transmission standard, with 6-speed SelectShift automatic optional. Also standard are a 2.73 rear axle ratio, 17-inch aluminum wheels, electronic power steering, stainless steel dual exhaust, HID headlamps, LED taillamps, capless fuel filler, manual air conditioning, tilt steering wheel with controls, cloth seats, and 50/50 rear folding seats (not convertible).
The V6 Performance Package includes a strut-tower brace, larger front sway bar and SVT rear sway bar, stiffer front springs, upgraded brake calipers with performance pad, 19-inch painted aluminum wheels, 255/40R19 summer-only tires, higher stability control calibration, black side mirrors, 3.31 rear axle, and unique engine cover (manual transmission only). There's also an Equipment Package ($295) and Tech Package ($1295). For the Premium models, there's a Comfort Package and Electronics Package.
Mustang GT models use a 5.0-liter V8 making 420 horsepower and 390 foot-pounds of torque, with the same transmission selection, 3.73 rear axle, and 18-inch aluminum wheels. Equipment and options closely match the V6 packages. The Premiums have reclining front bucket seats, a Shaker audio system, and ambient lighting.
Boss 302 uses a pumped-up version of that V8, with 444 hp and 380 foot-pounds, and 19-inch aluminum wheels. Also Brembo front brakes with four-piston calipers on 14-inch rotors, adjustable shocks, 3.51 rear axle ratio, four-gauge cluster, suede wrapped steering wheel, dark aluminum instrument panel, unique Boss cloth seats, side and rear exit exhaust system, rear spoiler, classic Boss 302 striping, grille, front splitter and engine cover. Recaro cloth is optional, as is a Laguna Seca track package ($6995).
Shelby GT 500 coupe and Convertible mean business with a 650-horsepower and 600-foot-pounds 5.8-liter supercharged intercooled V8, mated to a Tremec 6-speed manual transmission, with 6-piston Brembo calipers on 14-inch front rotors. Bilstein electronic adjustable dampers, 3.31 rear axle ratio, Torsen differential, black-vented aluminum hood, GT 500 striping, and Shelby Cobra front fascia, splitter, and spoiler. Also creature comforts such as leather seats, ambient lighting, LCD message center, suede steering wheel, satellite radio. With the SVT Performance Package ($3495), a Shelby GT 500 is capable of, gulp, 200 miles per hour. Extra oil coolers, aerodynamics, and 20-inch wheels.
Safety equipment on all Mustangs includes front and front side airbags, stability control, anti-lock brakes, tire pressure monitor, and Ford's MyKey system, which allows car owners (parents) to limit the speed and sound system volume, when they hand the keys over to others (teenagers). Ford Mustang V6 ($22,200), V6 Premium ($26,200), V6 Convertible ($27,200), V6 Premium Convertible ($31,200), GT ($30,300), GT Premium ($34,995), GT Convertible ($35,500), GT Premium Convertible ($39,300), Boss 302 ($42,200), Shelby GT500 ($54,200), Shelby GT500 Convertible ($59,200).
2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will have 650-hp, 200-mph Top Speed by Ross Edwards
The 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will be a 650-hp, 600 lb-ft of torque, 200-mph top speed 5.8-liter supercharged beast when it goes on sale next year. Designed to beat the 2012 Camaro ZL1, which has 580-hp, the 2013 Mustang Shelby GT500 will definitely overpower the Chevy, but time will only tell [...] .. Read More!