Shelby America has revealed a Ford Mustang with more than 1000bhp at the New York motor show
4 April 2012

Shelby America, Carroll Shelby’s Vegas-based tuning arm, has revealed a Ford Mustang with more than 1000bhp at the New York motor show.

Called the Shelby 1000, two versions of the Mustang will be offered - a street legal 950bhp version running on standard fuel and an S/C track version rated at over 1100bhp.

The beefed-up 5.4-litre V8 gets a new supercharger and internals, including crank, plus flowed head, revised cooling and exhaust. To cope with the power, the Mustang also sports an uprated driveshaft and fully reworked suspension.

Including the donor Mustang GT500, the cost is estimated at the equivalent of £126k. Just 50 of the most powerful cars will be built.

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2 April 2012

I'll show you mine if you....

2 April 2012

Death served up on a tin tray.

2 April 2012

I wonder if it can do corners?

2 April 2012

Like the G65AMG, this car is pointlessly excessive and all the better for it.

2 April 2012

[quote Aly1000]I wonder if it can do corners?[/quote]

Or slow down when it comes to one.

2 April 2012

You can't polish a turd.

2 April 2012

Normally I like the idea of a more powerful engine, but these seems pointless. Looks properly evil, though.

How quickly will the Limited Edition of 50 be reduced to about 10 surviving and 40 wrapped around trees?

2 April 2012

[quote disco.stu]How quickly will the Limited Edition of 50 be reduced to about 10 surviving and 40 wrapped around trees?[/quote]

...and the value of the remaining will only go up!

Although I do wish they'd do a UK version of the Mustang. It's such a good and unique looking ard.

Nal

2 April 2012

... but you can cover it with glitter! - Jimmy Carr

2 April 2012

Good God. I love US muscle cars but 950 bhp is ridiculous.

How would you keep the thing on the road?

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