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Shelby considering new Ford Mustang models like a V6 GTS or a 1,000 HP twin-turbo GT500


Traditional Ford Mustang tuner Shelby has begun polling customers about what other types of tuned and upgraded models they might like to see in the future.

Among the options listed we see a monster Shelby GT500 (pictured above), based on the last generation performance model (2007-2009). This ugpraded muscle car would get a special variable twin-turbo system on the 5.4-liter V8 which will take output as high as 1,000 HP, all sent to the rear wheels. As you can imagine, upgraded suspension, a new wide body kit and plenty of other upgrades are also included. Sadly, the estimated price of $100,000, without the cost of a stock Shelby GT500, is a bit of a downer.

Luckily, Shelby is also considering a tuned version of the Mustang V6, presumably badged as a GTS model. The main upgrades will be made to the insides, including a revised suspension, braking system and a new exhaust. The exterior will also be treated with a special body kit. Pricing for the Shelby Mustang V6 GTS package is a bit more plausible, ranging from $9,000 to $12,000.

There are also two other concepts, based on the 2011 Mustang GT, which include most of the upgrades already revealed for the GTS. Still, those that want extra power from their GT can already choose from superchargers made by Ford Racing or Roush Performance.

Source: Autoblog


2 Responses to Shelby considering new Ford Mustang models like a V6 GTS or a 1,000 HP twin-turbo GT500

  1. crash course says:

    What an awesome car!

    I have always loved the Mustang and was a little dubious when they were going to introduce the new model.

    But as you can see it is still a work of art!

  2. Terry Rider says:

    Instead of 1000hp how about a marketable V8 that gets40+ mpg that anybody can afford?

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