Introducing the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500, the world's most powerful V8 production car at 662 horsepower! The 2013 Shelby GT500 is now beginning to hit the streets and it could be the sports car with the absolute most bang for the buck. The GT500 has a 5.8 liter supercharged V8 that produces 662hp and 631 lb-ft of torque. Then engine is matched with a 6-speed manual transmission that does 0-60 in first gear, while also allowing you to virtually idle at highway speed. The curb weight of the Shelby is 3871 lbs and it is nicely equipped at $64,770 US, including the high tech Launch Control system.
With all that power the Shelby GT500 delivers awesome performance. Ford states that the stock GT500 officially hit 200 mph at a test track in Italy, officially putting it in the rare 200mph club. Motor Trend quotes the GT500 will do 0-60 in 3.5 seconds and the quarter mile in 11.6 seconds at 125.7 mph...catch it if you can! Ford has definitely pushed the limits of its live axel classic pony car with the Shelby GT500.