2008 SHELBY GT500


King of the Road

Super Snake NEW

Red Stripe Model NEW

Base Model Specs

Shelby Wheels





GT500 base Model Specs


Type -V-8

Configuration - Iron Block and Aluminum Heads

Intake manifold - Cast-aluminum with screw-type supercharger and air-to-water intercooler

Exhaust manifold - Cast iron Crankshaft Forged steel

Throttle body - Dual 55 mm, electronic

Valvetrain - DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder Valve diameter - Intake: 37.0 mm Exhaust: 32.0 mm

Pistons - Forged aluminum

Connecting rods - Cracked forged steel I-beams

Ignition Coil-on-plug

Bore x stroke 3.552 x 4.165 in. / 90.22 x 105.8 mm

Displacement 330 cu. in. / 5,409 cc

Horsepower - 500bhp

Torque 475 lb.-ft


Standard (Type) T-56 6-speed manual

Gear ratios 1st 2.97 2nd 1.78 3rd 1.3 4th 1.0 5th .80 6th .63 Final drive 3.31


Front Reverse-L independent MacPherson strut, 34-mm tubular stabilizer bar

Rear Three-link solid axle with coil springs, Panhard rod, 24-mm solid stabilizer bar


Type Four wheel power disc Front Brembo 14-inch vented and cross-drilled disc, four-piston aluminum calipers Rear Brembo 13-inch vented and cross-drilled disc, two-piston calipers

Wheels and Tires P255/45R19 tires and 19 x 9.5-in machined aluminum wheels


Wheelbase 107.1 in. Overall length 188 in. Overall width 73.9 in. Overall height 55.7 in. Track width, front/rear 61.9 in. / 62.5 in. Ground clearance 5.71 in.


Seating capacity 4 passenger

Headroom Front row 38.8 in. Second Row 36.3 in.

Legroom Front row 42.7 in. Second row 30.3 in.

Shoulder room Front row 55.4 in. Second Row 45.0 in.

Hip room Front row 53.6 in. Second row 45.2 in.

Cargo Volume 9.7 cu. ft.

About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles in 200 markets across six continents. With more than 280,000 employees and more than 100 plants worldwide, the companyís core and affiliated automotive brands include Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mercury, Volvo, Aston Martin and Mazda. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Fordís products, please visit www.fordvehicles.com.

About Shelby Automobiles, Inc.
Founded by legend Carroll Shelby, Shelby Automobiles, Inc., manufactures and markets performance vehicles and related products. The company manufactures authentic continuation Cobras, including the 427 S/C, 289 FIA and 289 street car component vehicles. In 2007, the company partnered with Ford Motor Company to launch the new Shelby GT, which is based on the Mustang. For more information about Shelby Automobiles and to see the build of a 2008 Ford Shelby GT500KR, visit www.shelbyautos.com.