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Ford Shelby Cobra GT500: a tribute to the great Carroll Shelby

Ford and Carroll Shelby were associated to produce cars based on the Mustang. The American automaker will pay tribute to Shelby by making a single copy of the Ford Shelby GT500 Cobra.

Unlike the serial model, it receives:

-    a body with wider track;

-    an entry of air bulkier;

-    alloy wheels 20 ";

-    wider tires.

Demonic power

While the Ford Shelby GT500 series is simply a power of only 650 horses, this tribute release announces 862 horsepower, 192 more horsepower.

To achieve such cavalry, the engineers have modified the system for supercharging the V8 5.8 liter uses a compressor from the Ford Racing Whipple division.

More brutal than powerful Aston Martin Vanquish, Ferrari F12 Berlinetta, Lamborghini Aventador and Porsche 911 GT2 RS strength.

Here we are in the lair of Brabus, Koenigsegg, Mansory, Pagani, Rinspeed and several other renowned preparateurs.

The flagship

This powerful sports car - very American and built in a single copy - will serve as a flagship brand and that at the Carroll Shelby Foundation, which helps children who need a heart transplant.

Note also that the last week in Monterey, in addition to unveil this bomb on wheels, we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the AC Cobra.

In addition, Ford announced that he would salute the memory of this great man, naming one of the streets bordering its research and development, Carroll Shelby.

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