Shelby American on Saturday announced its Mustang-based mostly offerings for the 2021 model yr and integrated in the assortment was a new Super Snake Speedster.
The Super Snake is based mostly on the Mustang GT and gives consumers a supercar-like 825 hp, thanks to a supercharged edition of the five.-liter V-eight that powers the donor Mustang. Impressively, consumers can select a guide transmission as an alternative of the common automated, which is not the situation for numerous substantial-horsepower vehicles right now.
The Super Snake title traces its roots to the a single-off Shelby GT500 Super Snake experimental auto that Shelby constructed in the 1960s as a demonstrator for Goodyear and its Thunderbolt tires. It featured a V-eight from a Le Mans-winning Ford GT40 and was final offered in 2019 for $two.two million.
The present day Super Snake is the present assortment-topper of Shelby’s Mustang-based mostly lineup. The auto attributes not only powertrain upgrades but aerodynamic and chassis upgrades, also. There are also specific touches within, such as a customized instrument cluster.
2021 Ford Shelby Super Snake Speedster
The Super Snake in speedster guise is a stringent two-seater. It attributes a customized tonneau cover more than the rear, and as an choice a broad-entire body kit can be additional to give the motor vehicle an even tougher stance. Other worthwhile possibilities incorporate a track-prepared suspension bundle from Penske.
Pricing for the 2021 Super Snake begins at $133,785, or $79,995 if you provide the donor Mustang GT. The improve can be utilized to Mustang GTs dating back to the 2018 model yr.
Shelby ideas to construct just 98 examples of the Super Snake Speedster for 2021, in recognition of this year’s 98th anniversary of the birth of organization founder Carroll Shelby. The organization will also restrict typical Super Snake manufacturing to 98 examples for 2021.
The very same will be real for the non-supercharged Shelby GT based mostly on the Mustang GT and hardcore Shelby GT500SE based mostly on Ford’s Mustang Shelby GT500. They are priced from $62,310 and $104,900, respectively.