2010 Shelby GT500 Convertible 

  • built in Michigan
  • 2010
  • 540 HP 5.4L
Despite a 122-horsepower advantage over the previous GT500, the 2013 model is actually easier to drive.
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It is so stable, in fact, that it rewards you for carrying the brakes into the turn.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Shelby GT500

0-60mph

GT500 Convertible
3.5 s

0-100mph

GT500 Convertible
7.7 s

1/4 mile

GT500 Convertible
11.7 s

Data points Key details of the Shelby GT500

Horsepower

GT500 Convertible
540 HP

Torque

GT500 Convertible
512 ft-lb
M3 (E92) Coupe
295 ft-lb
Mustang Bullitt
326 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Shelby GT500 Coupe

www.supercars.net
“All the changes we made reflect a desire for even better handling and outstanding driving dynamics – from weight savings to improved balance.
Slotted brake dust shields were added to improve brake cooling and handling, and a new pedal box improves clutch and pedal efforts even more.
10
Dec

Shelby GT500 Coupe

www.supercars.net
“Building on what we learned to create the Shelby GT500KR, this new car offers a great combination of power, handling and braking.
Using genuine materials such as real leather in all seats, real aluminum on the instrument panel and Alcantara inserts on the seats and steering wheel gave the appearance a precisely crafted, jewel-like yet functional feel.
10
Dec

Shelby GT500 Coupe

www.supercars.net
New brake pads that are more aggressive also help the car achieve high deceleration and further robustness for more driver confidence Significant aerodynamic work was done on the new Shelby GT500 to ensure the car has proper downforce for optimum performance at all speeds.
“Nearly every system the driver interacts with can be tailored to his or her situation including the Bilstein electronic adjustable suspension, launch control, AdvanceTrac and steering assist levels.
10
Dec

Shelby GT500 Convertible

www.supercars.net
More aggressive brake pads also help the car achieve high deceleration and further robustness for more driver confidence.
The Ford Fiesta ST Concept also signals the next step in Ford’s global performance vehicle strategy and hints at how a future Fiesta ST model might look when it joins the Focus ST in the global small car portfolio.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Shelby
Type of car Production car
Year 2010

power & handling

Maximum hp 540 HP
Maximum torque 512 ft-lb
Max RPM 6,250 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,409 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.4:1
Bore/stroke 3.6 in / 4.2 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

1/4 mile 11.7 s
0-60mph 3.5 s
0-100mph 7.7 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Axle ratio 3.55:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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