Video: 2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 On the Track

April 14, 2009

So what's 540 horsepower good for? How about shredding tires, devouring quarter miles, and drifting?

Yup, that would be three for three. Take a look at a little something we put together after driving the 2010 Shelby GT500, the lead horse alpha male of the 2010 Ford Mustang line.

After you've seen how the 2010 Shelby's supercharged 5.4-liter, DOHC, 32-valve hunk of Dearborn iron translates rotational torque into pure velocity, then check out our comprehensive blog entry on the car. Likewise, if you're not up for spending about $48,000 on the baddest street-legal factory Mustang ever, check out our Bottom Line on the more affordable 2010 Ford Mustang. If you click over there, you'll see what we thought of the less expensive Mustang GT ... and while it's down on power compared to the Shelby (225 horsepower), it's still a blast to drive.

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