2008 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500
Why This Car Is Special
If you want Supercharged V8 power to provide exotic-car-level
performance, predictable handling, old-school styling cues, and a
reasonable price then you need to come buy this 2008 Ford Shelby
Mustang GT500 we have at Skyway Classics.
It has a mix of '60s-era style exotic car performance and
modern-day refinement and is a high-performance bargain that makes
it a "King of the Road" Mustang.
2008 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
500-horsepower supercharged 5.4-liter V8 engine
Tremec six-speed manual gearbox routes
3.31 limited-slip rear axle
Antilock disc brakes by Brembo
Racing stripes emblazoned with "GT500"
Interior on ours is all-black and has the Premium Package
Twin leather bucket seats that are aggressively bolstered
Upgraded door trim
Aluminum sport pedals
Aluminum shifter knob
Metallic trim that's scattered about the cabin
Dash instruments include a boost gauge, trip computer/message
Sirius Satellite Radio
Back carpet and floor mats
DVD Navigation system
Stereo radio system
Painted in a sinister black package
"GT500" hood and side stripes over the nose and tail
Hood-mounted heat extractors
Front air splitter
Ducktail-style rear spoiler
Our 2008 Ford Shelby GT500 has the same supercharged 5.4-liter V8
that was fitted to Ford's recently departed GT supercar but with a
wet-sump oil system, a cast-iron block, and a "Roots-type"
supercharger. The result is 500 hp and 480 pound-feet of
Performance testing has yielded very impressive numbers like the
4.6-second 0-60-mph sprint and a 12.8-second time for the
A Tremec six-speed manual gearbox routes all that through a 3.31
limited-slip rear axle and Antilock disc brakes by Brembo feature
four-piston calipers and 14-inch rotors up front with two-piston
calipers and 11.8-inch discs in back are standard, as is traction
With more power than any of the revered Shelby Mustangs of the
1960s, the 2008 Ford Shelby GT500 offers performance that's nothing
short of intoxicating.
In addition it has a tuned suspension, sticky 18-inch supercar
tires and meaty Brembo brakes with 14-inch front rotors fitted with
four-piston front calipers, racing stripes, emblazoned with "GT500"
and that beefed-up chassis to handle all the power belted out by
that monster motor.
The interior on ours is all-black and has the Premium Package that
gives you with twin leather bucket seats that are aggressively
bolstered to hold one in place during hard cornering, stitched
leather trim for the top of the dash, upgraded door trim, aluminum
sport pedals, aluminum shifter knob, and metallic trim that's
scattered about the cabin.
The instruments include a boost gauge and a trip computer/message
center and it has Sirius Satellite Radio, black carpet and floor
mats, HID headlights, DVD Navigation system, and a stereo radio
Our GT500 is painted in a sinister black package with the "GT500"
hood and side stripes over the nose and tail, has hood-mounted heat
extractors, a front air splitter, a ducktail-style rear spoiler,
and comes with 18-inch alloy wheels shod with high-performance
front and rear.
There isn't much that looks better than a clean black sports car
with styling cues from the 60s.
Our 2008 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 we have here at Skyway Classics
with its 500-horsepower supercharged V8 pays a tasteful tribute to
the original GT500 along with performance that will embarrass the
legendary Boss 429, today's GT500 is a bargain.
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