2013 Ford Shelby GT500

2013 Ford Shelby GT500 takes on the Speedworld drag strip [Video]

The SVT Team takes the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 out to the drag strip at Speedworld to test it on the 1/4 mile track.

The SVT team took the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 out to Speedworld, a 1/4 mile drag strip which is near the companies proving grounds in Arizona, to test the supercars capabilities going in a straight line. The Shelby GT500 is probably the most tested car to ever come out of Ford because the Shelby and SVT name were on the line. And because this car has more power than any production V8 in America, they needed to know that everything was going to work properly before the car began mass production.

The 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 produces a massive 662 horsepower and 631 lb. ft. of torque from the 5.8-liter supercharged V8, and the SVT engineers had a monumental task to make sure the new launch control system was working properly. They needed to know that anyone could get into the new 2013 Shelby GT500 and make the new system work. While seasoned drag strip veterans know how to launch that much horsepower off the line, the SVT Team knew that most drivers that got behind the wheel of the supercar would be weekend warriors and need help.

The Shelby GT500 needs to be safe for everyone

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to bad all that testing was a waste of time & money for ford seeing how the zl1 camaro is slower but automaticly wins because of a nice smooth ride and the fact everyone needs gm stock to go up so the taxpayers dont get burnt so bad when the gov sells all their gm stock.
That makes absolutely no sense. try again.
You must be kinda....special.

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