- October 2, 2012
2013 Ford Shelby GT500- A Review
Ford always comes up with cars that are no only unique and stylish but also give a powerful performance and 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 is one of them. It boasts a bold exterior and a comfortable interior. The safety features are high-tech and the robust engine can give a fuel efficient performance.
John Felice, general manager for Ford and Lincoln Marketing said, “Even with his rich racing pedigree, it’s hard to imagine what Henry Ford might have thought had he ever encountered such a massively powerful vehicle as the 2013 Shelby GT500.
However, we’re fairly certain he’d be thrilled the car carries the Ford oval, and that this unique edition is being auctioned to support the critically important work of saving lives.”
Let’s have a look at some of its spectacular features.
It exhibits a muscular and bold exterior with a rear spoiler, automatic xenon headlights, fog lights. The 19-inch alloy front wheels and 20-inch rear wheels add to the design. The power-operated soft top is both standard on coupe and convertible.
The interior is comfortable and you can easily relax in the back seats. A leather-suede-wrapped steering wheel, leather-suede-upholstered sport bucket seats with racing stripes and Cobra logos makes the interior lavish. The automatic climate control keeps the temperature moderate. The cargo capacity is great and the trunk can hold a 13.4 cubic feet of cargo.
It is powered by a a 5.8-liter supercharged V8 that generates an 662 HP of output power. A six-speed manual transmission gives the fastest acceleration. An impressive EPA rating of 15 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway is achieved.
The safety is enhanced with advanced safety features. They include
- Antilock disc brakes
- Traction control
- Stability control
- Front-seat side airbags
- Ford’s MyKey system
It is equipped with innovative technology features. They include
- Mustang Track Apps
- Ford’s Sync multimedia voice control system
- An eight-speaker sound system with a CD player
- Auxiliary/USB audio jacks
- Satellite radio
- Hard-drive-based navigation system
- HD radio
So, get ready to drive the new 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 and experience a new fun filled drive.