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Ford Builds Three GT500's for SEMA

Check this out. Ford has built three Shelby GT500 Mustangs for the SEMA show. One that is built for both the road and track, one for the drag strip, and one for the road course.

2007 Shelby GT500 Professional Road Racer

Ford Racing's 5.0 Liter Cammer engine powers this race version of the Shelby GT500. It is just one of many numbers that this Shelby GT500 uses to determine the difference between the avid racer and the coinsure.

When they named this Shelby a Professional Road Racer, they did it fora reason, as it is no casual observer. This is a vehicle that lives to race. In fact, it was prupose built for that very reason. A study in performance, it honors the innovation of Carroll Shelby in the best way it knows how: By stepping onto the track to win.

5.0L Cammer engine producing more than 500 horsepower
6 Speed sequential shift race transmission
6 piston front calipers
2 piece front rotors
4 piston rear calipers
2 piece rear rotors
8.8 inch full floating rear axle
3 way adjustable dampers, front and rear
GT spec rear wing
Carbon fiber nose splitter
22 gallon fuel cell
3 piece BBS race wheels
Weight: 3,100 lbs

2007 Shelby GT500 Road and Track

No matter how hard we may try, some of us will never grow accustomed to a 9-5 workweek. Perhaps it's because deep inside, we yearn to break free and leave the cubicle behind. Sound familiar? Then take a long, hard look at this Road and Track version of the 2007 Shelby GT500.

From Monday morning to the closing bell of Friday afternoon, it's a daily driver, as accustomed running to the grocery store as it is back and forth to and from the office. But on weekends, it's demeanor does a 180, as it claims the title of weekend warrior and leave the 9-5 behind.

Forget the corporate ladder. You really want to get ahead? It's a whole lot easier to do behind the wheel of the Road and Track Shelby GT500.

Ford Racing roll cage
Sparco race inspired seat and safety belts
Ford Racing power pack, delivering roughly 600 horsepower
Ford Racing handling pack
Ford Racing cooling pack
Ford Racing valve covers
Ford Racing strut tower brace
3 piece Fiske racing wheels
Performance Friction racing brakes
Ford Racing short throw shifter
Ford Racing performance gauges

2007 Shelby GT500, Paul's High Performance Draggin' Snake

Built to bolt down the 1,320 feet of molten asphalt, the PHP Dragin Snake is a killer at the quarter mile. A modification of the 2007 Shelby GT500, it's design intent harkens back some 40 years ago, to a time when Carroll Shelby and the team at Shelby Automotive build eight drag cars to comete on the old, straight line quarter mile battlefield. Those cars were modified in consideration with of the NHRA rule book with sharp attention paid to better straight line performance and to doing what Carroll Shelby does best: Winning.

Today the team at Paul's High Performance pays homage to Carroll Shelby and his team at Shelby American with PHP Dragin' Snake. It is made for pure performance, and built to break performance records at that very same stretch of quarter mile.

Ford Racing 3.3 uupercharger unit
Ford Racing long tube headers
Ford Racing custom 3 inch exhaust
PHP tubular K member
PHP front and rear drag suspension
Ford Racing throttle body and mass air unit
PHP fuel system
Wilwood drag brake system
PHP 10 point roll cage

More images of these cars can been seen on Autoblog

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Sweet looking cars!!!
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