First Drive: 2010 Ford Shelby GT500

Don Sherman

Ford Shelby GT500 [no mustang in name though there is a horsie insignia in the windshield]

Base Price: $48,175
As Tested: $50,965 [includes hid lamps, nav, dual-zone A/C]

Engine: 5.4-liter DOHC 49-valve supercharged and intercooled V-8
Horsepower: 540 hp @ 6200 rpm
Torque: 510 lb-ft@ 4500 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Drive: Rear-wheel

L x W x H: 188.2 x 73.9 x 54.5 in.
Legroom F/R: 42.4/29.8 in.
Headroom F/R: 38.5/34.7 in.
Cargo capacity: 13.4 cu. ft.
Curb weight: 3918 lbs.

EPA Rating (city/highway): 14/22 mpg

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