2008 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 Why This Car Is Special If you want Supercharged V8 power to provide exotic-car-level performance, predictable handling, old-school styling cues, and a reasonable price then you need to come buy this 2008 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 we have at Skyway Classics. It has a mix of 60s-era style exotic car performance and modern-day refinement and is a high-performance bargain that makes it a King of the Road Mustang. Features 2008 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 500-horsepower supercharged 5.4-liter V8 engine Tremec six-speed manual gearbox routes 3.31 limited-slip rear axle Antilock disc brakes by Brembo Traction control Tuned suspension 18-inch Tires Shelby wheels Racing stripes emblazoned with GT500 Interior on ours is all-black and has the Premium Package Twin leather bucket seats that are aggressively bolstered Upgraded door trim Aluminum sport pedals Aluminum shifter knob Metallic trim thats scattered about the cabin Dash instruments include a boost gauge, trip computer/message center Sirius Satellite Radio Back carpet and floor mats HID headlights DVD Navigation system Stereo radio system Painted in a sinister black package GT500 hood and side stripes over the nose and tail Hood-mounted heat extractors Front air splitter Ducktail-style rear spoiler Mechanical Our 2008 Ford Shelby GT500 has the same supercharged 5.4-liter V8 that was fitted to Fords recently departed GT supercar but with a wet-sump oil system, a cast-iron block, and a Roots-type supercharger. The result is 500 hp and 480 pound-feet of torque. Performance testing has yielded very impressive numbers like the 4.6-second 0-60-mph sprint and a 12.8-second time for the quarter-mile. A Tremec six-speed manual gearbox routes all that through a 3.31 limited-slip rear axle and Antilock disc brakes by Brembo feature four-piston calipers and 14-inch rotors up front with two-piston calipers and 11.8-inch discs in back are standard, as is traction control. With more power than any of the revered Shelby Mustangs of the 1960s, the 2008 Ford Shelby GT500 offers performance thats nothing short of intoxicating. In addition it has a tuned suspension, sticky 18-inch supercar tires and meaty Brembo brakes with 14-inch front rotors fitted with four-piston front calipers, racing stripes, emblazoned with GT500 and that beefed-up chassis to handle all the power belted out by that monster motor. Interior The interior on ours is all-black and has the Premium Package that gives you with twin leather bucket seats that are aggressively bolstered to hold one in place during hard cornering, stitched leather trim for the top of the dash, upgraded door trim, aluminum sport pedals, aluminum shifter knob, and metallic trim thats scattered about the cabin. The instruments include a boost gauge and a trip computer/message center and it has Sirius Satellite Radio, black carpet and floor mats, HID headlights, DVD Navigation system, and a stereo radio system. Exterior Our GT500 is painted in a sinister black package with the GT500 hood and side stripes over the nose and tail, has hood-mounted heat extractors, a front air splitter, a ducktail-style rear spoiler, and comes with 18-inch alloy wheels shod with high-performance front and rear. There isnt much that looks better than a clean black sports car with styling cues from the 60s. Conclusion Our 2008 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 we have here at Skyway Classics with its 500-horsepower supercharged V8 pays a tasteful tribute to the original GT500 along with performance that will embarrass the legendary Boss 429, todays GT500 is a bargain. Disclaimer Information found on the website is presented as given to us by the owner of the car, whether on consignment or from the owner we bought it from. Some Photos, materials for videos, descriptions and other information are provided by the consignor/seller and is deemed reliable, but Skyway Classics does not warranty or guarantee this information. Skyway Classics is not responsible for information that may incorrect or a publishing error. The decision to purchase should be based solely on the buyers personal inspection of the vehicle or by a professional inspection service prior to offer or purchase being made.