2013 Shelby GT500 Coupe 

  • built in USA
  • 2013
  • 650 HP 5.8L
  • 200 mph
Despite a 122-horsepower advantage over the previous GT500, the 2013 model is actually easier to drive.
by MotorTrend
It is so stable, in fact, that it rewards you for carrying the brakes into the turn.
by MotorTrend

Road Tests Real world tests of the Shelby GT500


GT500 Coupe
3.5 s

Top speed

GT500 Coupe
200 mph
Mustang GT 5.0
151 mph


GT500 Coupe
7.7 s

1/4 mile

GT500 Coupe
11.7 s

Data points Key details of the Shelby GT500


GT500 Coupe
650 HP


GT500 Coupe
600 ft-lb
Mustang Bullitt
326 ft-lb
Mustang Boss 302
380 ft-lb

In The News From around the web


Shelby GT500 Coupe

“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.

Shelby GT500 Coupe

“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.

Shelby GT500 Coupe

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.

Shelby GT500 Convertible

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


Brand Shelby
Type of car Production car
Year 2013

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.92 lb/hp
Maximum hp 650 HP
Maximum torque 600 ft-lb
Weight distribution 56%/44%
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 5,800 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.4:1
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,850 lb
Width 73.9 in
Height 54.5 in
Length 188.2 in
Front track width 61.9 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in

road tests

Top speed 200 mph
1/4 mile 11.7 s
0-60mph 3.5 s
0-100mph 7.7 s


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.97:1
  2. 2: 1.78:1
  3. 3: 1.3:1
  4. 4: 1:1
  5. 5: 0.74:1
  6. 6: 0.5:1
Axle ratio 3.31:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc
Front wheels 483/? 241
Rear wheels 483/? 241
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