Here is the Most Powerful Street Legal Ford in history.
Ford revealed the SHELBY GT500 at the Detroit autoshow make it the most powerful car from the manufacturer.
The GT500 borrows elements from Ford's GT super car and the racing-tuned Mustang GT4.
Shelby GT500 takes advantage of revised suspension geometry, a new electronic power steering unit and lighter-weight coil springs front and rear.Also custom Ford Performance-spec Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires and more aggressive Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires are used in the Shelby GT500 to improve its performance.
Ford offers two handling packages - An available Handling Package includes adjustable strut top mounts and spoiler with Gurney flap. For the truly hardcore, an available Carbon Fiber Track Package features exposed 20-inch carbon fiber wheels with 0.5-inch-wider rear wheels (11.5-inch), custom Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires, adjustable exposed carbon fiber GT4 track wing and splitter wickers with integrated dive plane.
Shelby GT500’s purpose-built cockpit boasts race-inspired premium materials and unique finishes worthy of its world-class power. Premium touchpoints include an available exposed carbon fiber instrument panel applique and new door panel inserts,Recaro racing seats.For those looking for even greater comfort, power-adjustable seating is offered.The all-new Shelby GT500 picks up a 12-inch full-color LCD instrument cluster, while a high-performance custom-tuned 12-speaker B&O Play premium audio system is available. All of this is controlled via an 8-inch SYNC 3 touch screen featuring SiriusXM and FordPass Connect.
Powering the Shelby GT500 is a 5.2-litre supercharged V8 engine which churns out 700hp.The engine is mated to segment-first 7-Speed- dual-clutch transmission.
Ford says that the GT500 is capable of doing 0-60mph in the mid 3 second.
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