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More power less weight: 2011 Ford Shelby GT500

550 hp and 688 Nm to push the Modern American Pony Car

The Special Vehicle Team from the house, Ford has improved the Ford Shelby GT 500th – more power, less weight. The 2011 model promises even more performance. The new engine is an evolution of the engine from the Ford GT. The new 5.4-liter aluminum V8 is a forcibly ventilated Supercharger and brings it up so 550 hp and 688 Nm. In addition the engine is around 50 kg lighter than its predecessor model, thus ensuring a better power to weight ratio, lower fuel consumption higher acceleration, etc.

Easier to make: traditional Hot Rodders. Caroll Shelby GT500 to the new cut “weight to increase the performance is a tradition at Hot Rodder, even if it’s not as sexy as increased performance, or incorporate larger brakes!”

First Shelby without fuel tax eaters. The 2011 Shelby GT500 combines performance and fuel economy, why is the first modern Shelby Mustang GT500, has been proven by the EPA without the so-called fuel tax-eaters (Gas Guzzler Tax). According to the calculation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of the Shelby GT500 consumes just 10 liters per 100 kilometers (23 mpg) on the highway, in town to the consumption of 15, 6 liters lie. 80 percent of its torque supplied by the 5.4-liter V8 from 1750 to 6250 rpm. A larger double-row intercooler to the compressor has 40% more cooling capacity – even with prolonged exposure.

Collaboration with Goodyear. The Shelby GT500 is ready for the race track, thanks to the suspension properties and the tires with new Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperCar G: 2 tires that were developed in collaboration with SVT engineers. Optional performance package offers a unique styling, lighter wheels, a shorter final drive ratio, and tighter suspension. Compared with the 2010s model of the new Mustang is three seconds faster per lap (2.3 mile track) and also sounds better…

The new one is 3 seconds faster than the 2010s Shelby GT500

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