2006 Ford Shelby GT500, 2007 MY US

The Ford Shelby GT500 is a rear wheel drive motor car, with its powerplant mounted in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 5.4 litre supercharged 8 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 500 bhp (507 PS/373 kW) at 6000 rpm and 651 N·m (480 lb·ft/66.4 kgm) at 4500 rpm respectively. A 6 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the driven wheels. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1778 kg.

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Key facts

2006 Ford Shelby GT500, 2007 MY US brief technical data

What body style?2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?4775 mm
How heavy?1778 kg
What size engine?5.4 litre, 5409 cm3
How many cylinders?8, V
How much power? 507 PS / 500 bhp / 373 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque? 651 Nm / 480 ft.lb / 66.4 kgm @ 4500 rpm

Ford Shelby models

Ford Shelby GT500 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5812 cm3 671 PS 662 bhp 494 kW 1747 kg
Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5812 cm3 671 PS 662 bhp 494 kW 1801 kg
Ford Shelby GT500 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5409 cm3 558 PS 550 bhp 410 kW 1733 kg
Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5409 cm3 558 PS 550 bhp 410 kW 1733 kg
Ford Shelby GT500KR -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5409 cm3 548 PS 540 bhp 403 kW 1771 kg
Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5409 cm3 507 PS 500 bhp 373 kW 1833 kg
Ford Shelby Cobra GT500 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5409 cm3 456 PS 450 bhp 336 kW

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2006 Ford Shelby GT500 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2720 mm 107.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1572 mm 61.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1588 mm 62.5 inches
Length 4775 mm 188 inches
Width 1877 mm 73.9 inches
Height 1384 mm 54.5 inches
Ground clearance 145 mm 5.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1778 kg 3920 lb
Weight distribution 57 % front
fuel tank capacity 60.6 litres 13.3 UK Gal 16 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.4 litre
5409 cc
(330.077 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.2 × 105.8 mm
3.55 × 4.17 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.85
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
507 PS (500 bhp) (373 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
92.4 bhp/litre
1.51 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
651 Nm (480 ft·lb) (66.4 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
120.35 Nm/litre
1.45 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium head & cast iron block
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1512.4 kPa (219.4 psi)
Maximum RPM 6250 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 676.13 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Compressor 1 Roots-type supercharger
Intercooler Air/Water
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 285.12 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
209.7 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
281.21 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.13 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.77 kg/kW
7.97 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.3Li.CS.PR.ARB.
Wheel size front 9.5 x 18
Wheel size rear 9.5 x 18
Tyres front P255/45 R 18
Tyres rear P285/40 ZR 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 356 mm
Rear brake diameter 300 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.63
Final drive ratio 3.31
general
Carfolio.com ID144980
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 40.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2006 Ford Shelby GT500 added 2006-08-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.