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2008 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500KR

740 Actual Mile Shelby GT500KR EFI Supercharged 5.4L V8 540 HP 6 Speed Survivor
Stock #
135588
Body Style
Coupe
Engine
5.4 Liter DOHC Supercharged V8
Exterior Color
Silver Metallic
Interior Color
Black
Miles
740

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2008 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500KR Silver For Sale
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  • 5.4 liter supercharged V8 / 540 horsepower / Ford Racing exhaust
  • Shelby SVT-tuned suspension
  • Shelby 18-inch forged wheels
  • Fully documented 2-owner car that’s logged only 740 miles
  • Tremec 6-speed manual transmission
  • Power rack-and-pinion steering
  • Silver Metallic paint / Blue Shelby stripes
  • Ford 8.8-inch rear axle / Limited-slip differential / 3.73 gears
  • Brembo power front disc and rear drum brakes
  • Black leather interior / Air conditioning / Shaker 500 audio / Optional DVD-based navigation

SUMMARY

  • 2-owner car that’s logged only 740 miles
  • 5.4 liter supercharged V8 / 540 horsepower / Ford Racing exhaust
  • Tremec 6-speed manual transmission
  • Ford 8.8-inch rear axle / Limited-slip differential / 3.73 gears
  • Shelby SVT-tuned suspension / Shelby 18-inch forged wheels
  • Black leather interior / Air conditioning / Shaker 500 audio / Optional DVD-based navigation
  • Brembo power front disc and rear drum brakes
  • Sale includes: The car’s original Ford Window Sticker / The car’s original Shelby Window Sticker
  • Silver Metallic paint / Blue Shelby stripes
  • Power rack-and-pinion steering

Thanks to innovative fans and creative designers, our cars continue to become more sophisticated, more polished and more refined. One of those fans, a Texan by the name of Carroll Shelby, spent most of his life building a well-deserved reputation for serious performance and record setting speed. And even at the fiery age of 89, he was STILL inspiring enthusiasts to push their creations to the point of borderline unbelievable. It seems only fitting that Ford and Shelby American would eventually renew their decades abandoned push to dominate the performance car world. And this 740-mile GT500KR, mixing a supercharged V8 and six forward gears with a track-tuned suspension, is a perfect example of why that partnership is a match made in heaven. Want some cool and exclusive muscle that you can actually drive and enjoy? This impressive, showroom-fresh coupe is exactly what you’ve been waiting for!

BODYWORK/TRIM

Complementing smooth Silver Metallic 2-stage with vivid blue stripes, this spotless Mustang has spent the majority of its life parked in dry storage. Thanks to that shelter, and a noted aversion to rain and wintry weather, the car’s second and most recent owner maintained factory-fresh aesthetics that would be right at home in a dealer’s showroom. According to CARFAX, those aesthetics are 100% straight with no history of accidents or damage of any kind. And a close look down this Ford’s sculpted fuselage reveals world-class finishing that, by far, creates one of the nicest late-model pony cars we’ve ever seen!

Because the Super Snake package carried a 5-figure premium, Shelby’s designers focused on creating a nouveau icon that looks tailored and substantial in comparison to ‘lesser’ competitors. At the front of the car, a familiar Mustang grille hangs an offset Cobra emblem between HID headlights, a carbon fiber splitter and a sculpted valance that’s complete with traditional fog lamps. At the top of that grille, a pinned Super Snake hood centers broad “S H E L B Y” lettering in front of color-keyed heat extractors and chip-free glass. At the base of that glass, Satin Black rockers anchor tough Shelby emblems under carbon-capped mirrors. And behind of those mirrors, a stylish, trunk-mounted spoiler and aggressive Shelby splitter frame clean taillights, a bold “S H E L B Y” trunk script and a Super Snake-exclusive faux fuel filler.

ENGINE

The reborn GT500 celebrated one of the most successful partnerships in performance car history. Take a look under this Mustang’s lightweight hood and you’ll find a blown ‘mod motor’ that was heavily influenced by Ford’s GT super car. And what’s better: by utilizing a cast iron block, aluminum heads, forged internals and dual overhead camshafts, this rowdy torque monster makes great power while mixing surprising efficiency with a docile nature. Twist the key and the big V8 rumbles to life, breathing through a Ford Racing Cold Air Kit, a Ford Racing H-pipe and throaty Ford Racing mufflers. Goose the throttle and a Pro-Cal performance tune engages a roots-style supercharger that creates 8 to 10 pounds of boost. Deliver one serious jab to the go-pedal, and you’ll find out why dictionaries are starting to list the name “Carroll Shelby” under the word “performance”. Aesthetically, this Ford’s spotless bay looks assembly line-fresh, eschewing the kind flash you’d expect from such a pedigreed car for, dare I say, a bit of a ‘sleeper’ vibe. But to anyone who knows anything about performance, the big blower, subtle SVT badging, machined Shelby caps and silver “POWERED BY SVT” cam covers are a dead giveaway that they’re looking at something real special!

DRIVETRAIN/SUSPENSION

As most performance car fans already know, this Mustang’s SVT-tuned chassis is nothing short of excellent. Behind the smooth engine, a slick-shifting Tremec TR6060 6-speed spins power to an 8.8-inch limited-slip axle that’s fitted with big, 3.73 gears. At the corners of the car, power-assisted Brembo calipers join power-assisted Ford calipers in squeezing big, vented rotors. Turns come courtesy of Ford’s super-efficient power rack-and-pinion steering. Naturally, Ford’s standard ABS and traction control systems are present and accounted for. And all this first class agility rides on forged Shelby kicks, which twist 255/45ZR18 Goodyear Eagle F1s in front of 285/40ZR18 Goodyear Eagle F1s.

INTERIOR

Inside this Ford, bolstered, Shelby-branded seats, which feature standard power adjustment for the car’s driver, ride opposite a monochromatic, leather-wrapped steering wheel that’s adorned with convenient thumb buttons. The dash is a familiar Mustang layout, which frames a small Shelby plaque and satin-trimmed instrumentation. Below that dash, a powerful Shaker 500 stereo combines MP3 compatibility and a 6-disc CD changer with optional, DVD-based navigation. Below that stereo, a short-throw shifter leads an impressive console that, like the aforementioned steering wheel, is detailed in red French stitching. Beneath that console, rich carpet flows past metal-trimmed foot pedals and Shelby-branded floor mats to “SVT” branded sills. And naturally, all the luxuries you’d expect in a high dollar modern car are ready and waiting including: cruise control, power windows, power door locks, power mirrors and Remote Keyless Entry.

PROVENANCE

Here’s a look at this factory-fresh Shelby’s factory-supplied window stickers.

FORD STICKER:

STANDARD EQUIPMENT INCLUDED AT NO EXTRA CHARGE

  • 18 × 9.5 bright machined aluminum wheels
  • Unique Shelby GT500 badging
  • LeMans top stripes / GT500 side stripes
  • Unique aluminum hood that’s complete with air extractors
  • Rear decklid spoiler
  • Fog lamps
  • Rear window defroster
  • -———-
  • Sport bucket seats which feature embossed Cobra logos
  • Shaker 500 audio system which includes AM/FM, 6-disc CD changer and MP3 compatibility
  • Light-toned cluster gauges which include a boost gauge
  • Air conditioning
  • -———-
  • SVT tuned suspension
  • Brembo front brakes which feature 14-inch vented discs and Brembo branded calipers
  • 6-speed Tremec manual transmission
  • Dual tuned stainless steel X-pipe exhaust
  • High performance tires sized P255/45ZR18 for the front and P285/40ZR18 for the rear
  • -———-
  • Anti-lock brakes and traction control
  • Second generation dual front airbags for the driver and front passenger seats
  • Side-mounted airbags for the driver and front passenger seats
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Active anti-theft system
  • LATCH child safety system
  • 24-hour roadside assistance

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Front floormat delete ($00)
  • Rear spoiler delete ($00)
  • Front license plate bracket ($00)
  • Limited-slip axle that’s complete with 3.73 gears ($00)
  • Sirius satellite radio ($195)
  • HID headlamps ($525)
  • Tape stripe delete ($00)
  • Over the top stripe delete ($00)
  • Shelby GT500KR Package ($210)
  • DVD-based navigation system ($1,995)
  • GT500 Premium Trim Package ($595)
  • Ambient lighting ($295)

STANDARD VEHICLE PRICE: $42,330

TOTAL OPTIONS: $3,815

DESTINATION & DELIVERY: $795

TOTAL MANUFACTURER’S SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $46,520

SOLD AT: Clinton Ford in Clinton, New Jersey

SHELBY STICKER:

SHELBY GT500KR PACKAGE

  • SVT-tuned suspension
  • — Revised front and rear springs
  • — Performance tuned front struts
  • — Performance tuned rear shocks
  • — Stiffer front and rear sway bars
  • — Strut tower brace
  • -———-
  • Ford Racing Power Upgrade Package
  • — Cold Air Intake Kit
  • — Pro-Cal Performance Calibration
  • — Performance mufflers with chrome-plated tips
  • — Unique H-pipe exhaust system
  • -———-
  • Ford Racing Brake Duct Cooling Kit
  • — Customer-installed
  • -———-
  • Ford Racing short-throw shifter complete with shifter ball
  • -———-
  • 18-inch forged aluminum Shelby GT500KR wheels
  • -———-
  • 18-inch Goodyear performance tires
  • — P255/45ZR18 Goodyear track/street (front)
  • — P285/40ZR18 Goodyear track/street (rear)
  • -———-
  • Authentic “SHELBY” hood and trunk letter kit
  • -———-
  • Shelby GT500KR carbon fiber components
  • — Hood that’s complete with functional intakes and extractors
  • — Front aerodynamic splitter
  • — Mirror skull caps
  • -———-
  • Shelby Performance Parts satin chrome-finished hood pins
  • -———-
  • Shelby GT500KR engine fluid caps
  • -———-
  • Shelby CSM numbered badges
  • — Aluminum dash plaque
  • — Engine compartment plate
  • -———-
  • Shelby GT500KR fender and grille emblems
  • -———-
  • Carroll Shelby signature headrests
  • -———-
  • Custom Shelby floor mat badges
  • -———-
  • Shelby Racing Stripe Kit

TOTAL PACKAGE MSRP: $33,565

TOTAL MSRP: $35,665


OUR SALE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTATION AND ACCESSORIES

  • Ford marketing literature
  • The aforementioned Ford Window Sticker
  • The car’s original Ford Owner’s Manual and accessory booklets
  • A Ford instructional DVD
  • The aforementioned Shelby Window Sticker
  • A packet of Shelby literature
  • Two sets of keys
  • The car’s Shelby Ford Racing brake duct kit

Even without its natural exclusivity, this red-hot coupe would satisfy virtually any performance enthusiast. With plenty of power and nearly universal appeal, it’s hard to think of a more desirable modern pony car. Add in the Shelby name and exceptionally low mileage, and this thoroughbred starts looking like a great investment. Want to own a showroom-fresh copy of one of the baddest Mustangs ever assembled? Don’t miss your chance to claim this awesome GT500KR!

Basic

Year
2008
Make
Ford
Secondary Make
Shelby
Model Name
Mustang
Secondary Model
GT500KR
Vehicle Type
Passenger Car
Hobby Segment
Muscle Car
Mileage
740

Engine / Transmission

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
5.4 Liter DOHC Supercharged V8
Engine Number
n/a
Heads
Stock
Fuel Specification
92/93 Octane
Fuel Delivery System Type
Electronic Fuel Injection
Transmission Type
6 Speed Manual
Transmission Spec
Tremec TR6060
Transmission Number
n/a

Misc

Entertainment System Type
AM/FM CD Changer
Battery Location
RH Engine Compartment
Battery Shut Off
n/a
Battery Charger
n/a
Power Steering
Yes
Air Conditioning
Yes

Interior

Interior Color
Black
Seating Type
Bucket
Seat Material
Leather
Shifter Type
Floor
Center Console
Yes

Body

Body Style
Coupe
Doors
2
Safe Body Color
Silver Metallic
Paint Type
Basecoat/Clearcoat
Stripes
Yes

Chassis

Front Suspension Type
Independent
Rear Suspension Type
3-Link
Axle Specification
Ford 8.8"
Front Wheel Specification
18"
Rear Wheel Specification
18"
Front Tire Specification
255/45ZR18
Rear Tire Specification
285/40ZR18
Front Brakes Specification
Power Disc
Rear Brakes Specification
Power Disc
Spare
n/a
Exhaust Type
Dual Exhaust
Muffler Type
Cat-back System

History

Restoration Status
Survivor
Mileage Since Restoration
n/a
Awards Summary
n/a
Historical Documents Summary
* Ford marketing literature. * Original Ford Window Sticker. * Original Owner’s Manual. * Original accessory booklets. * Ford instructional DVD. * Original Shelby Window Sticker. * Shelby literature.

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