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2007-2009 Shelby GT 500

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Introduced at the New York International Auto Show, the 2007 Ford Shelby GT 500 was the first GT 500 since the 1970 Shelby GT 500, almost 40 years. This unique car was based on the new Ford Mustang S197 model. The car was powered by a 500 horsepower, 5.4L super charged, modular V8. The torque was an outstanding 480 lbs.ft.

2007-2009 Shelby GT500 Specs

Body StyleS550
ModelGT 350
Price new $48,695
Engine5.2L modular Ti-VCT (315 cid)
with Flat Plane Crank
all aluminum block and heads
Bore and Stroke94 x 93
Main Bearings5
Valve LiftersRoller Finger Followers
Fuel SystemSequential MPI (Multi Port Injection)
with twin hi-flow fuel pumps
Horsepower562 HP @ 7500 rpm500
Torque429 ft lbs @ 4750 rpm400
TransmissionTremec 6 Speed Manual
Transmission Gear Ratios1st 3.25
2nd 2.23
3rd 1.61
4th 1.24
5th 1.00
6th .063
Reverse 2.95
BrakesBrembo Discs ABS
F-6 piston/R-4 piston
Brake Rotors F/R15.5″/15″
SteeringRack & Pinion
Front SuspensionDouble-ball-joint MacPherson strut
with stabilizer bar and aluminum front knuckles
Rear SuspensionIntegral-link independent
with coil springs and stabilizer bar
Shock Absorbers MagneRide® Damping system
Roll BarsFront and rear Anti-Roll Bars
Rear End3.73:1
0-604.9 Secs#
0-10010.9 secs#
1/4 Mile12.5 Secs at 114.2 MPH
Top Speedlimited to 160 mph#
60-0110 Feet #
Weight3,805 lbs.
Wheel Dimensions F/R19 x 10.5″ / 19 x 11″ Aluminum
Wheels and Tires F/RP295/35ZR19 / P302/35ZR19
Weight Ratio F/R57%/43%
Fuel Tank16 gallons

# Source is MotorTrend Thunder Road: Across America in a 2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500