The Ford Shelby GT500 kicks performance up a few notches for 2011, with an all-new aluminum-block engine that produces 550 horsepower and 510 ft.-lb. of torque. Fuel economy also is improved due to a lighter engine and aerodynamic enhancements.
Jim and Stacy are 281 Motorsports newest customers. I met them a few months ago as they came referred to us from several Team Shelby members. They arrived late last night from Shelby Auto’s in Las Vegas where they picked up there car which happens to be the very first car sold to the public, #4. #1 was a Prototype sold at Barrett Jackson, #2 is owned by Carroll Shelby, #3 is owned by Don Prudhomme and #4 is now in possession of Jim and Stacy from Idaho.
Support the Carroll Shelby Foundation – Helping Kids In Need. 281 Motorsports was built and founded on being committed to giving back to the community. From a variety of different forms of contributions in the past, this certainly is one of the most important….helping children in need. As a child I can remember how important the community outreach was for my family during my Mother’s terminal illness.
The magic duo of Ford Mustang and Carroll Shelby bring open-air excitement to the road for the 2008 model year as the Ford Shelby GT returns with a new convertible body style and a new standard color combination. Like all Shelby Mustang models, production will be limited to assure exclusivity for collectors.
Ford and Shelby Automobiles are at it again, this time in celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the 1968 Shelby Cobra GT500KR. To be unveiled at the 2007 New York International Auto Show, the 2008 Shelby GT500KR-the most powerful Mustang to date-will once again mark Mustang as ‘King of the Road.’