Ford Limiting 2011 Shelby GT500 Production To 5,500 Units

Ford Limiting 2011 Shelby GT500 Production To 5,500 Units
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After selling 3,300 units of the 2011 Ford Shelby GT500, the company announced that the total production run for 2011 would be limited to 5,500 units in total. Ford apparently wants to ensure that the Shelby GT500 is an exclusive model, and with sales having “exceeded expectations”, this is likely a wise move for Ford’s… Continue Reading...

Chicago 2010: Lighter, Faster Shelby GT500 Debuts in Windy City

Chicago 2010: Lighter, Faster Shelby GT500 Debuts in Windy City
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Ford has just officially given the 2011 Shelby GT500 its ceremonial debut at the Chicago Auto Show. Significantly updated from last year, the 2011 model offers more power, a lower curb weight and improved handling. The new aluminum block weighs 102 lbs less than the old cast-iron unit and puts out 10-more horsepower for a… Continue Reading...

2011 Shelby GT500 Gets Less Weight, More Power and Improved Handling

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2011 Shelby GT500 Gets Less Weight, More Power and Improved Handling
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Thanks to an all-aluminum block and a numerous other upgrades, Ford is promising the 2011 Shelby GT500 will offer more power, a lower curb weight and improved handling. The new aluminum block weighs 102 lbs less than the old cast-iron unit and puts out 10-more horsepower for a total of 550-hp at 6200 rpm. Torque… Continue Reading...

Chicago Preview: 2011 Ford Shelby GT500 Set to Debut, Images Leaked

Chicago Preview: 2011 Ford Shelby GT500 Set to Debut, Images Leaked
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Ford will announce details of the 2011 Shelby GT500 on Monday ahead of the car’s official debut at the Chicago Auto Show on Wednesday, but why wait until then? Ford’s webcast site has already given us a look at the car on a short video clip (which has now been removed). Screen captures of the… Continue Reading...
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