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Shelby GT 500

Get the Latest Shelby GT500 Models
from Gateway Performance

The Shelby GT500 is a classically powerful, stylish, and performance-oriented sports car from Shelby American. In its long history spanning over four decades, this powerhouse of an automobile has seen several ups and downs and is again emerging to the top of the muscle car market. Featuring outstanding performance and that classic American muscle car feel, the Shelby GT500 is a popular car.


Today the Shelby GT500 is available new in several different models with many popular upgrades and features available. To learn more about the Shelby GT500 and other classic Shelby cars for sale, contact the sales professionals at Gateway Performance today.

Why Choose Gateway Performance to Purchase Your Shelby GT500?
Gateway Performance is the only authorized Shelby dealer in Missouri and we sell a variety of new Shelby American models and reproduction cars to customers throughout the Midwest and around the country.

If you are looking for a Shelby GT500, we understand that you demand top quality, power, and performance out of your muscle car. When you buy from Gateway Performance, you can be assured of top quality products that deliver on style, durability, speed, and performance. Customers continually choose Gateway Performance for a number of reasons.

About The Shelby GT500
The Shelby GT500 has been known as one of the top American muscle cars delivering speed, performance, and power. Specifications and available features for the latest Shelby GT500 models include:

  • Top speed: 200 mph

  • 8l V8 engine (DOHC 32-valve)

  • 662hp at top rpm of 6,500

  • 631lb/ft torque at 4000 RPM

  • Classic side rocker / racing stripes

  • Stainless steel quad tip pipe exhaust

  • Brembo brakes

  • Leather interiors with bright aluminum finishes

  • Factory equipped for launch control

  • 4 performance settings

  • SVT suspensions

  • Cockpit adjustable electronic dampers


Shelby GT500 Over the Years: A Brief History
Originally produced in 1968, the Shelby GT500 is a high-performance automobile similar to the classic Ford Mustang. A more powerful version of what is arguably the most popular muscle car in the world, the car was also known as the Shelby Mustang. Originally featuring a 390 cubic inch V8 engine, the GT500 was later upgraded to a 428 cubic inch V8 engine as well as the 428 cubic inch CobraJet engine. The original model was available in both fastback and convertible options. Unfortunately, production of the Shelby GT500 experienced a long hiatus in 1969 as a result of the fallout between Shelby and Ford during which Ford took over production of the car.

In 2005, the GT500 made a grand comeback with an improvised 330 cubic inch V8 engine boasting a horsepower rating of 500, making it by far the most powerful Mustang to date. Within a year, the Shelby GT500 model was upgraded to offer a 540hp engine with limited edition models with carbon-fiber panels, sport suspensions, and optimized performance in comparison to the standard GT500. At Gateway Performance, we offer many of the latest models in the Shelby GT500 series including new additions made in 2009, 2010, 2013, 2013, and 2014.

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