Honoring the end of production of the current generation Ford Shelby GT500, Shelby American has announced a Signature Edition Super Snake package in the USA. The company will offer a total of 50 units of the Signature Edition Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake which features special badging, body stripes and Forged Weld Wheels with Signature Edition center caps. A 5.8-liter V8 engine equipped with a 3.6 Kenne Bell Supercharger will power the cars boosting output to 850 hp.
Additional features offered include upgraded rear brakes, aluminum cooling tanks, heat exchanger, Signature Edition floor mats and unique CSM number on interior and engine plates.
The Signature Edition Shelby GT500 package is priced at $44,995 (excluding the base car). All 50 cars will be built at the Shelby American factory in Las Vegas, USA.
More information is available in the press release below.
SHELBY AMERICAN’S SIGNATURE EDITION GT500 SUPER SNAKE PACKAGES TO HONOR FINAL 2007-2014 MODEL YEAR CARS – Press Release
Shelby American to offer 50 total Signature Edition Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snakes
· Special badging and stripe colors offered for every model year for first time in history
· Offer expires January 31, 2015
LAS VEGAS – Dec. 20, 2014 –Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. (CSBI:PK), has unveiled a Signature Edition Super Snake package to honor the end of production for the current generation Ford Shelby GT500. With unique styling and up to 850 HP, these limited edition muscle cars feature the most popular upgrades at a special price. Only 50 total coupe or convertible 2007-2014 model year Signature Edition Super Snakes will be built with orders accepted through Jan. 31, 2015.
“The Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake has become one of the most exciting and desired cars in the world since we introduced it in 2007,” said Joe Conway, Co-CEO of Carroll Shelby International and CEO of Shelby American. “With production of the current generation GT500 ending, we wanted to commemorate the sunset of an important era. This Shelby truly changed the automotive landscape and inspired the performance competition that continues today. It’s a car worthy of being honored with a very special limited edition Shelby. The package can only be ordered available for a limited time, so ownership puts a person in a very elite club.”
The Shelby GT500 Super Snake is a post-title program based on the 2007-2014 Ford Shelby GT500. The post-title package includes upgrades to the engine, suspension, brakes and cooling. The cars get a unique and stunning visual treatment, as well as interior upgrades.
To build a Signature Edition Super Snake, Shelby American is also integrating the most popular upgrades and added stunning visual touches to make them stand out from other Super Snake. For the first time, the cars are available in the entire color palette offered by Ford Motor Company on the Shelby GT500. Customers can choose the stripe colors to be paired with the new forged Weld Shelby wheels for the first time for a 2007-2012 model year car. A commemorative badge that honors Carroll Shelby’s signature is featured prominently on the airbag cover. As an extra cost option, the “wide body” package can also be ordered for installation.
“Some of the most collectible cars built by Shelby American include the ‘427 Edition’ Super Snake and ‘40th Anniversary’ GT500 packages,” said Neil Cummings, Co-CEO of Carroll Shelby International. “The Signature Edition GT500 Super Snake is the most exclusive version of the car we’ve ever offered.”
In addition to receiving a very rare car, owners of the Signature Edition Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake will enjoy a day of training at the track. Each track day will be scheduled based on track availability.
“The Shelby GT500 Super Snake is an incredibly capable car,” added Shelby American Vice President of Strategic Sales and Media Relations Gary Patterson. “We want to teach owners how to leverage all of the extra power, handling and braking their car possesses. So we’re including a day of personal training upon delivery of a Super Snake at the same track where Shelby American tests all of our cars.”
Key features on the Signature Edition cars include:
- Forged Weld Wheels with Signature Edition center caps
- 3.6 Kenne Bell Supercharger
- Shelby Performance cooling package with a new radiator, heat exchanger and aluminum cooling tanks
- Upgraded rear brakes
- Commemorative Carroll Shelby signature air bag cover decal from the Carroll Shelby Foundation
- Stripes in any current color offered by Shelby American
- “Super Snake” Signature Edition vehicle badges
- Unique CSM number on interior and engine plates
- Signature Edition floor mats
- One day track experience
The Signature Edition Shelby GT500 Super Snake post-title package is $44,995.00, not including the base car. all 50 of these cars will be built at the Shelby American factory in Las Vegas. Customers interested in a car can also contact the Shelby American sales department at (702) 942-7325 or go to www.shelbyamerican.com.