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Ford Shelby GT500 unveiled: Check images of most powerful car in company's history!

Feb 05, 2019, 12:47 PM IST
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Ford's all new, the Shelby GT500 was showcased in Detroit auto show. It has a power house engine with more than 700 horsepower under its capacity. The GT500 will be the most powerful street-car, when up for sale. As the beast is supercharged 5.2-liter V-8 mated with a first seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. According to Ford, the GT500 will be able to hit 60 mph in less than three seconds and turn the quarter-mile in less than eleven seconds. 

 

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Ford Shelby GT500: Interior

Ford Shelby GT500: Interior

On the interior, the cockpit looks premium with an available exposed carbon-fiber instrument-panel and door panels with advance stitching. There's a 12-inch full-color LCD instrument cluster as well as an optional 12-speaker B&O audio system with an 8.0-inch touchscreen. (Source: Ford)

 

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Ford Shelby GT500: Exterior

Ford Shelby GT500: Exterior

The car comes with an aggressive front splitter, functional hood vent with removable rain tray and self-locating hood pins, a standard 20 inches wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport 4S Tires. It has two options over packages: Vinyl or Painted. (Source: Ford)

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Ford Shelby GT500: Handling package

Ford Shelby GT500: Handling package

The Handling Package has an adjustable top mounts and a spoiler, the carbon fiber track package features, 20-inch carbon-fiber wheels with Michelin Sport Cup tires. (Source: Ford)

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Ford Shelby GT500: Speed

Ford Shelby GT500: Speed

The previous versions of the GT500 focused on acceleration and top speed, while the new Shelby aims to be the overall package. Ford is promising that the muscle car will do 0-60 in the mid-three-second range and the quarter mile in under 11 seconds. (Source: Ford)

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Ford Shelby GT500: Two versions

Ford Shelby GT500: Two versions

There will be two versions. The base-model GT500 will be the fastest in a straight line, while the version with the 'Carbon Fiber Handling Package' will be for track duty. (Source: Ford)

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Ford Shelby GT500: Before 2019

Ford Shelby GT500: Before 2019

Ford was seen testing the GT500 for some of the major competitions before this showcase at the auto show. The previous version of Mustang GT500 and Camaro ZL1, both supercharged cars, were discontinued back in 2012. (Source: Ford)

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