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History was made yesterday

Well guys I had an awesome weekend. I was able to be part of some history on Sat. I was able to be one of the first people to see and ride in the new 2011 Shelby Gt-350. There are 3 different powerplants available for this car, one being the standard N/A 5.0. Then a supercharged version which is rated at 525. Then if that isn't enough there is the R model/package that is 625hp version with a Ford Racing whipple.

The car was absolutely amazing. I don't know how else to describe it. It has an exhaust note that is like no other. It handles like it's on rails. Boost.....is not even measurable. The car pulls like there is no tomorrow. I'm sorry that the pics are at night. I was busy helping pull a 40th Shelby Gt-500 Terlingua clutch when it was light out. But hopefully I'll get some more pictures next time I see the car. Needless to say it was pretty awesome to ride in the car. This is the FIRST one that has been sold to the public consumer. There have been 525 hp versions that have already had owners take delivery. Anyway on to the pics:
























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Neat deal!! I'm still iffy on the looks of those things and the huge premium for 'em. But cool none the less.


And for the official "while it's not dark out" shots....and some spec info, clicky: Shelby releases final specs on GT350 Mustang, power output ranges from fast to furious — Autoblog


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Man I'd like to have that
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I just messed myself, lol. Im gonna have to buy an extra lottery ticket now
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I'm not into the exterior at all, the bodykit and wheels look really cheap and the exhaust out the middle is odd looking. I'd rather save thousands and have a faster, better looking car that I had fun building lol.
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I'm not into the exterior at all, the bodykit and wheels look really cheap and the exhaust out the middle is odd looking. I'd rather save thousands and have a faster, better looking car that I had fun building lol.
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I'm not into the exterior at all, the bodykit and wheels look really cheap and the exhaust out the middle is odd looking. I'd rather save thousands and have a faster, better looking car that I had fun building lol.
Well it's not for everyone Korey....and your entitiled to your opinion, which I disagree with. For what the car cost, and what it can do, there isn't anything better, IMO. But again that's my opinion. :)
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dear mother of god!!!! i want it!!!
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Well it's not for everyone Korey....and your entitiled to your opinion, which I disagree with. For what the car cost, and what it can do, there isn't anything better, IMO. But again that's my opinion. :)
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I'm gonna add this to my wish list.
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they are pretty damn nice cars!
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So damn sexy!!
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I want one too!!!!
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I'm not into the exterior at all, the bodykit and wheels look really cheap and the exhaust out the middle is odd looking. I'd rather save thousands and have a faster, better looking car that I had fun building lol.
I actually agree. The body kit is gay and the center exhaust looks stupid. The plaque by the shifter is cheesy and the gauges look too aftermarket. I'm sure it's a blast to drive but the body kit and exhaust really ruin it, looks trashy almost to me.


I would rather buy a new mustang gt and add my own suspension upgrades and supercharger if I wanted something like that.
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I actually agree. The body kit is gay and the center exhaust looks stupid. The plaque by the shifter is cheesy and the gauges look too aftermarket. I'm sure it's a blast to drive but the body kit and exhaust really ruin it, looks trashy almost to me.


I would rather buy a new mustang gt and add my own suspension upgrades and supercharger if I wanted something like that.
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hahaha some of you guys and your comments make me laugh. I guess some people just wont understand these types of cars...oh well.
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If you were an actual enthusiast wouldn't you not buy the $34k add-on package and do it yourself instead? You realize the non-supercharged one still is a $26k add on? You would have to be a total idiot to buy that...
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Korey,

First of all I am a mustang enthusiast. I OWN my coupe. Second, you guys are all basing your opinions on money. Which is where WE have a difference. I'm not looking at the price tag of the car. I'm looking at the car. I'm looking at what the car is. It's for one, a limited production car. And as of right now, it's the ONLY ONE in existance. Shelby has not built any other Gt350 R models yet. Not to mention that Shelby is on it's way to being bankrupt. For the money there isn't a car out there that is in this price range that can put up the number's that this car can. It is a very well rounded machine, and yes I would buy one. It's the fact that it's going to be a piece of history. It's a shelby. Not some normal GT that you threw some aftermarket parts at. Not everyone can buy a Shelby,that's what makes them special. You guys can't appreciate it. Because you don't understand what a shelby is all about, and that's ok.
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The car was absolutely amazing. I don't know how else to describe it. It has an exhaust note that is like no other. It handles like it's on rails. Boost.....is not even measurable. The car pulls like there is no tomorrow.
Heh, sometime you will have to ride in something that pulls really hard, boosts higher and even handles much better - you might pass out.
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