The 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 [the MSRP start from $48,810] is a high performance four-seat coupe or convertible based on the Mustang. Standard equipment includes 19-inch wheels, alloy wheels, performance tires, Brembo brakes, a rear spoiler, automatic xenon headlights, fog lights, keyless entry, air conditioning, cruise control, leather / Alcantara-wrapped steering wheel , sports seats upholstered leather/Alcantara- Cobra racing stripes and logos, a power driver’s seat, a control synchronization of multiple voices and an eight-speaker audio system with CD player, auxiliary / USB connector audio and satellite radio.
The rear wheel drive for 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 is powered by a supercharged 5.4-liter V8 engine that produces 550 horsepower and 510 lb.-ft. of torque current supplied. A six-speed manual transmission is the only transmission available. Acceleration from zero to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds en route to a quarter mile of 12.4 seconds at 116 mph. The EPA estimated fuel economy of 15 mpg city/23 mpg highway and 17 mpg in combined driving. See also, 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe, 2012 Lincoln MKZ and 2012 Smart Brabus.
Standard safety features for the 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 include antilock disc brakes, traction control, stability control and front seat side air bags. Ford MyKey System (which allows the car’s top speed, stereo volume limit) is also standard. A temporary tire kit replaces the spare tire.
Apart from some suede Cobra logo and a control ball game changes, the interior for the 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 is not much different to that of a well-equipped Mustang GT. The abundance of hard plastics and trim some similarities with the Mustangs in a $ 50,000 car is a bit disappointing. The meters are a little better to read the hieroglyphics found in the Mustang, but both the multi-function option of the screen is too low in the center console.
The climate and audio controls are too small and difficult to read at first glance, the system, fortunately, the voice-activated Sync virtually eliminates the need to bother. Out of sight is the best in class thanks to thin pillars and a folding rear headrests head.
Interior storage is limited, especially, have a flat center armrest and a glove box and door pouches. The coupe, the trunk can hold a generous 13.4 meters cubic of cargo, and the fraction of folding rear seats allow you to load large objects. Convertible bonds do not have the folding seats and you can only cut a maximum of 9.6 cubes.
Start the 2012 Ford Shelby GT500, and you are one of the meanest sound engine ever built, the treaty. At idle, the slow rumbling murmurs the potential for chaos tire smoking. Lies in the gas and the growl is a torrent of boiling, the GT500 launch of regret through the compressor, which can be best described as addicted to accompany.