2011 Ford Shelby GT500 First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2011 Ford Shelby GT500 - Road Test Specs

2011 Ford Shelby GT500

(5.4L V8 Supercharger 6-speed Manual)


Year Make Model2011 Ford Shelby GT500 2dr Coupe (5.4L 8cyl S/C 6M)
Vehicle TypeRWD 2dr 4-passenger Coupe
Estimated MSRP$49,495


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front-engine, rear-wheel drive
Engine typeSupercharged and intercooled 90-degree V-8
Displacement (cc/cu-in)5,409cc (330cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft
Compression ratio (x:1)8.4
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)550 @ 6,200
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)510 @ 4,500
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission type6-speed Manual
Transmission ratios (x:1)I=2.97; II=1.78; III=1.30;IV=1.00; V=0.74; VI= 0.50
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.55 (3.73 optional)


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson struts, coil springs, twin-tube dampers, lower control arms, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearNon-independent solid-axle, coil springs, twin-tube dampers, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric-assist, variable-ratio, rack-and-pinion steering
Steering ratio (x:1)15.7
Tire make and modelGoodyear Eagle F1 SuperCar G: 2
Tire typeSummer front - summer rear
Tire size, frontP265/40 ZR19 98Y
Tire size, rearP285/35 ZR20 92Y
Wheel size, front19-by-9.5 inches
Wheel size, rear20-by-9.5 inches (optional)
Wheel materialForged aluminum
Brakes, front14-inch ventilated discs, 4-piston calipers
Brakes, rear11.8-inch ventilated discs, 2-piston calipers

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)4.2
1/4-mile, mfr. claim (sec. @ mph)12.3 @ 119

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)15 city/23 highway (with standard 3.55 axle)
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)16.0

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,820
Length (in.)188.2
Width (in.)73.9
Height (in.)54.5
Wheelbase (in.)107.1
Track, front (in.)61.9
Track, rear (in.)62.5
Turning circle (ft.)37.0
Legroom, front (in.)42.4
Legroom, rear (in.)29.8
Headroom, front (in.)38.5
Headroom, rear (in.)34.7
Shoulder room, front (in.)55.3
Shoulder room, rear (in.)51.6
Seating capacity4
Ground clearance (in.)5.7


Bumper-to-bumper3 years / 36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years / 60,000 miles
Corrosion5 years / Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance5 years / 60,000 miles

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