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    napansin ko sa webpage ng yahoo


    2007 Ford Shelby GT500
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    Quote Originally Posted by chieffy
    napansin ko sa webpage ng yahoo
    Nice car, I posted a photo of the production GT500 here along with its "revived" future competitors(concept versions):Muscle car revival

    More photos of the production version:

    Last edited by AG4; May 4th, 2006 at 07:24 PM.

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    Yes, I was at their Las Vegas Headquarters and Museum last April 3. Got some photos of the No.1 Cobra, bare aluminum 427 Cobra and the GT40.

    When we were toured inside their work area (no pictures please!) lo and behold the prototype was seating right in a corner!!!

    They said the unveiling will be by middle of April and this it!!!
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    Latest specs from Media.Ford.com:
    2007 FORD SHELBY GT500 OFFICIALLY RATED AT 500 HORSEPOWER

    - Ford Shelby GT500 officially rated at 500 horsepower, 25 horsepower higher than preliminary estimates
    - The Shelby GT500 will go on sale this summer with more horsepower than any previous factory-built Mustang


    DEARBORN, Mich., May 2 - The most powerful factory-built Mustang ever just got even more potent. Final certification testing of the Shelby GT500’s 5.4-liter supercharged V-8 shows it will produce 500 horsepower and 480 lb.-ft. of torque – 25 more horsepower than preliminary estimates.

    “With 500 hp and the Shelby name, this car is an instant legend," said Hau Thai-Tang, director, Advanced Product Creation & SVT programs. "This is the most powerful, most capable Mustang ever."

    The Ford Shelby GT500's supercharged 5.4-liter, 32-valve V-8 is a result of Ford's experience in developing the modular V-8 and V-10 engine series. The engine is force-fed air via a "Roots-type" supercharger providing 9 pounds per square inch of boost. It borrows the four-valve cylinder heads, piston rings and bearings, from the Ford GT engine.

    The 500 hp rating was obtained using the Society of Automotive Engineer's latest standard and was witnessed by an objective third party. The Shelby GT500's 5.4-liter supercharged V-8 will be built at Ford's Romeo Engine Plant in Romeo, Mich. Pricing will be announced closer to launch.

    The right to purchase the first 2007 Ford Shelby GT500 was auctioned for $600,000, with the proceeds benefiting the Carroll Shelby Children's Foundation. The 2007 Ford Shelby GT500 goes on sale this summer.

    Technical Specifications
    Type: V-8
    Manufacturing location: Romeo, Michigan
    Configuration: Iron Block and Aluminum Heads
    Intake manifold: Cast-aluminum with Roots-type supercharger and air-to-water intercooler
    Exhaust manifold: Cast iron
    Crankshaft: Forged steel
    Throttle Body: Dual 60 mm, electronic
    Valvetrain: DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
    Valve diameter: Intake: 37.0 mm; Exhaust: 32.0 mm
    Pistons: Forged aluminum
    Connecting Rods: Cracked forged steel I-beams
    Ignition: Coil-on-plug
    Bore x stroke: 3.552 x 4.165 in. / 90.2 x 105.8 mm
    Displacement: 330 cu. in. / 5,409 cc
    Horsepower: 500 hp * 6,000 rpm (SAE Certified)
    Torque: 480 lb.-ft. * 4,500 rpm (SAE Certified)

    Compression ratio: 8.4:1
    Redline: 6,250 rpm
    Idle Speed in Neutral: 750 rpm
    Engine control system: Spanish Oak PCM
    Required fuel: Premium
    Fuel Injection: Electronic returnless sequential
    Oil capacity / type: 6.5 quarts / Motorcraft 5W-50 Full Synthetic Motor Oil
    Coolant capacity: 21 quarts
    Peak Boost: 9 psi
    -media.ford.com
    Last edited by AG4; May 4th, 2006 at 07:41 PM.

2007 Ford Shelby GT500