America’s pony car gets fresh sheetmetal, a nicer interior, and suspension tweaks for ’10. Better materials inside and sharper dynamics make the Mustang, V-6 or GT, a good value and tons (literally) of fun. The Camaro and Challenger are more sophisticated, but also more pricey.
Ford’s Special Vehicle Team (SVT) delivers a more powerful 2010 Shelby GT500 increased to 540 horsepower, torque increased to 510 foot-pounds, downforce increased and drag reduced.
New gearbox enhancements, plus a standard 3.55:1 rear axle ratio, mean the 2010 Shelby GT500 will deliver improved acceleration performance, while providing better highway fuel efficiency.
Aggressive new exterior design features new functional details, such as the hood extractor to remove heat from the engine and ‘Gurney Flap’ spoiler to tune rear downforce; world-class materials and craftsmanship create the most unique GT500 interior yet
2010 Shelby GT500 will be in dealer showrooms in spring.