Shelby preparing twin-turbo GT500 package with 1000 hp and $100,000 price tag

Article by Christian Andrei, on August 30, 2010

According to the latest reports from MustangDaily, it appears that Shelby has big plans for the 2011 GT500, as the manufacturer is preparing a twin-turbo package for the popular muscle car.

 The new package will come with a price tag of $100,000 and will feature a twin-turbo 5.4-liter V8 engine capable to deliver an impressive 1000 hp with an adjustable boost.

Furthermore, same sources confirm the fact that the new pack will offer a new Shelby/Baer 6-piston caliper front and rear brake system, a Ford Racing suspension with adjustable dampers and a new Shelby/Eibach adjustable coilover suspension.

Moreover, we find a custom exhaust, a new 10-point full roll cage which will eliminate the rear seats, a 6-speed short-throw shifter, 6-speed paddle shifter, carbon fiber front fascia splitter, mirror covers and rocker panels.

A deck lid letter kit, new front and rear brake duct kit, and performance cooling package. Regarding the design, the new car will feature a new widebody, completed by the new 20-inch Shelby Alcoa wheels.

Inside, the car will feature a two-tone leather interior as well as a two-tone leather console cover and perforated leather seat inserts as well as a new set of custom racing seats. [via MustangDaily]

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