Ford has revealed full details and pictures of the refreshed 2013 Shelby GT500. Ready for the specs? The 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 is powered by a 5.8 liter, aluminum-block V8 delivering 650 hp and 600 lb-ft of torque, matched with a six-speed manual transmission that can hit a top speed of over 200 mph. Not only the engine got upgrades but also the breaks, the gearbox, suspension and aerodynamics got changed.
“SVT keeps the Shelby GT500 on the cutting edge of technology and takes muscle car performance to new heights,” said Jost Capito, director of Global Performance Vehicles and Motorsport Business Development. “We encapsulated every aspect of performance in this car – whether it’s 0-60, top speed, racetrack or quarter-mile times. Beyond that, the daily driver also will find this car perfectly fits his or her needs.”
[ Source: Ford ]