Shelby 1000 : the GT500 will not do better

With the new generation of Ford Mustang, Shelby launches the declination 1000, with the menu : 1 000 hp !

Posted 04 November 2017 Category Ford Mustang by Soufyane Benhammouda

Shelby 1000 : the GT500 will not do better

Shelby 1000 : the GT500 will not do better

Shelby 1000 : the GT500 will not do better

Shelby 1000 : the GT500 will not do better

Shelby 1000 : the GT500 will not do better

Shelby 1000 : the GT500 will not do better

In 2012, the preparer american was living in New York for the launch of the Shelby 1000. This declination, based on a Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, promised to 950 hp for the road version, or 1 to 100 hp for the track version.

Shelby launches this year the new generation of the Shelby 1000 at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Based on the recent iteration of the Ford Mustang, the Shelby 1000 comes with a V8 5.2-liter, of the internal mechanical parts of a Shelby GT350 and a huge compressor Whipple 4.5 litres. The power final has not been specified, but it is certain that the level is maintained above 1 014 ch.

The chassis has been revised accordingly with an adjustable suspension, a braking system Brembo powerful, and a train with rockets and new. The body is changing in sobriety. The Shelby 1000 is distinguished however by its new shields, his hood open and the wings widened to accommodate 20-inch rims.

Two versions will be offered, one with a configuration drive, the other being more suited to use on track dragster. The production will be limited to 50 copies for each of them.

The price will start from 170 000 dollars, not counting the 35 095 dollars claimed by the Ford Mustang GT that serves as the basis.

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