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GT500 CONVERTIBLE
SPECIFICATIONS & FEATURES
COUPECONVERTIBLESHELBYShelby Convertible
TRIM
MSRP
Shelby GT Convertible $45,005
Shelby GT500 Convertible $47,155
ENGINE
Type:
5,409cc V8 supercharged; cast-iron block and aluminum heads
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 500 at 6,000
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 480 at 4,500
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 90.2 x 105.8
Compression Ratio: 8.4:1
Redline: 6,250
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 14 / 20
Available with: Shelby GT
 
TRANSMISSION
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 2.97, 1.78, 1.30, 1.00, 0.80, 0.63
Final Drive: 3.31
Available with: GT500
 
LAYOUT
Engine position:
Front-engine
Driveline:
Rear-wheel-drive
 
SUSPENSION
Front:
MacPherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear:
Solid axle; coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
BRAKES
Front:
14.0 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear:
11.8 power-assisted vented discs
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
4,040
Weight distribution: 57 / 43
Max. towing capacity [lbs]: 1,000
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 16.0
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
37.0
 
STANDARD TECHNICAL FEATURES
  • Air compressor
  • Halogen headlights
  • Limited slip differential
  • Low emission vehicle (LEV)
  • P255/45 R18 performance tires in front
  • P285/40 R18 performance tires in rear
  • Security system
  • Theft-deterrent system
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
188.0
Width [in.]:
73.9
Height [in.]:
55.7
Wheelbase [in.]: 107.1
Front Track [in.]: 61.9
Rear Track [in.]: 62.5
 
STANDARD EXTERIOR FEATURES
  • 2 doors
  • Body color front and rear bumper, door handles
  • Fog lights in front
  • Power convertible top
  • Power remote left door mirror
  • Power remote right door mirror
  • Spoiler in rear
  • Variable intermittent wipers
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]:
81.6
Seating Capacity:
4
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
38.8
Rear Headroom [in.]: 36.3
 
Front Legroom [in.]:
42.7
Rear Legroom [in.]: 30.3
 
Front Shoulderroom [in.]:
55.4
Rear Shoulderroom [in.]: 45.0
 
Front Hiproom [in.]:
53.6
Rear Hiproom [in.]: 45.4
 
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]:
9.7
 
STANDARD INTERIOR FEATURES
  • 2 12V power outlets
  • 4-way front passenger sport seat
  • 8-way part-power driver sport seat
  • AM/FM radio with seek/scan, amplifier, RDS, digital signal processor, MP3 capability, 6-disc in-dash CD-changer and 8 speakers
  • Air conditioning
  • Cargo area carpeting, light and net
  • Carpeted front floor mats
  • Clock
  • Cruise control
  • Cupholders in front
  • Door bins in front
  • Driver footrest
  • Floor carpeting
  • Front seat center console with armrest and storage
  • Full cloth headliner
  • Illuminated entry
  • Keyfob remote keyless entry
  • Leather seat-upholstery
  • Leather steering-wheel and shift knob
  • Lockable glove box
  • Power windows; with one-touch open in front
  • Reading lights in front
  • Rear bench seat
  • Rear window defogger
  • Satellite radio capability
  • Speed-sensitive volume
  • Tachometer
  • Tilting steering-wheel
  • Tinted windows
  • Trip computer
  • Variable instrument panel lighting
  • Vehicle information system
  • Visor vanity mirrors in front
STANDARD SAFETY FEATURES
  • Airbags in front with occupancy sensor on passenger side
  • Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • Front adjustable head restraints
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Rear head restraints
  • Side-impact airbags in front
  • Side-impact bars
  • Traction control
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