Ford Announces Pricing on Shelby Mustang GT500KR - More Than You Can Afford Pal

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  1. TriShield

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    Ford Announces Pricing on 2008 Shelby GT500KR

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    Date posted: 04-30-2008

    DEARBORN, Michigan — The 540-horsepower 2008 Ford Shelby GT500KR arrives in showrooms this spring with a $79,995 price tag, including destination and gas-guzzler tax, said Ford Motor Company on Tuesday.

    The Dearborn automaker's most powerful Mustang ever is available only at "select" Ford dealerships and will have a production run of 1,000 cars for 2008 and approximately 700 additional units in 2009. The GT500KR will hit showroom floors at the end of May.

    The highly anticipated muscle car based on the GT500 is equipped with a 5.4-liter supercharged V8 that is enhanced with a Ford Racing Power Upgrade Pack, revised engine calibration and a freer-flowing exhaust. It churns out 540 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a Tremec TR6060 six-speed manual transmission.

    Ford Spokesman Said Deep told Inside Line that the "King of the Road" muscle car has just three options: a Shaker 1000 stereo, a navigation system and Sirius Satellite Radio.

    Ford noted in its press material about the car on Tuesday that fuel economy numbers are still a question mark. "Testing in progress," the automaker noted in its specifications package on the GT500KR.

    What this means to you: You'll pay a substantial price for this muscle car — and there is some concern that dealers may add a premium as well. — Anita Lienert, Correspondent

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    MrBonus Et Tu, Brute?

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    $80,000 for a one trick pony on a platform that was outdated before it even began production. :rofl:
     
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    :bowrofl: what a joke
     
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    No matter how much you spend on it...it's still a Mustang.
     
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    Firewall97 Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

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    :rofl: in for epic fail

    who the fuck would spend 80k on that? :bowrofl:
     
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    Wow :rofl: Just wow.
     
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    sick car


    but lulz
     
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    We have a regular GT500 on the showroom thats 53k$

    Stickers is 42,9 but it has a like 11k in markups
     
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    what a waste
     
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    and still solid rear axle yeah?
     
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    Beason They call me "The Stig"

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    There is no way anyone can justify that. The Nissan is atleast a good car, that.. well its a fucking mustang.
     
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    How much for a c6 z06 these days?
     
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    wow, a low line stang can cost from $25K and top out at $80K. lol
     
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    Awesome car and I'm a Ford guy, but damn. I don't think I would ever spend 80k on a Mustang. Although that thing will be worth a shit ton of money someday.
     
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    I think a bare bones V6 Mustang is still a hair under $20,000.
     
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    at least it looks cool :dunno:
     
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    your paying for the name and the limited run
     
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    total opposite of the purpose of a mustang

    64 came out modeled towards a younger generation.. apparently the same generation as today's mustang
     
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    I bet my 2.0 mazda goes round the top gear track faster than that.
     

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