2011 Ford Shelby GT500 User Reviews

2011 Ford Shelby GT500 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 8 reviews

  • Performance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5

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TJGT500 writes:
2011 Ford Shelby GT500 Coupe Review
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5

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the kona blue body color w/ oxford white stripes is the color for this car no internal rattles or squeaks seems pretty reliable too but I've only put 2000 miles on her.

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could have used better quality materials for the grill, splitter, and difuser.

TJGT500
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Wicked — this car remains loyal to the name Shelby. The exhaust note is awesome, its unique, quiet when you need it to be and when you mash the pedal, its got that ....... well you know. The car sticks to the pavement, and if you dont watch out you'll be sideways b-4 you no it. 0 to 60 in 4.2 sec's. All alminum double overhead cams 32 valve 5.4 litres w/ a blower. Hand assembled by 2 people and then signed off on a plate riveted to the left rocker cover. Some cars are fast, thiscar is wicked fast. Iknow theres faster and better handling cars out there but very few look so good doing it.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Shelbys writes:
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Great brakes

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Shelbys
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2011 Shelby Gt 500 — I love this car. The torque thru the bands is awesome. Getting to 100 was one of the fastest I ever had. Styling was awesome. Nav is awesome, the CD Disk manager was great and easy to use. I will buy another. This one has the louvers too.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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renellopez writes:
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Insanely powerful

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So much power - tough to get it to hook up

renellopez
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Attention Getter — Great for a second car and generally fun to drive with super acceleration. Interior looks are good with much better interior than you'd find on a Camaro or Dodge. Electronics are not too bad for the over all price of the car.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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mustang6822 writes:
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This car has excellent handling and great gas mileage compared to previous models. 2011 is the first year of the aluminum engine in the Shelby GT500.

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Non-telescoping steering wheel.

mustang6822
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Amazing! — The 2011 Shelby GT 500 is a classic American muscle car! Shelby Cobra's have been referred to as the King of the pony cars. It's 5.4L engine will give you the ride of your life! I love this car! I would recommend this vehicle to anyone looking to own an American classic!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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JJ001 writes:
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Quality performance, sounds and feels great, nice aesthetics, it's a great car for enthusiasts.

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Nothing I can't handle. Fuel economy isn't great, but I knew that what to expect so not really a con.  Costly maintenance, as to be expected, it's a "Shelby" not a Camry.

JJ001
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Worth The Buy — Nothing to complain about, I got exactly what I paid for. Ford has done an excellent job at making the Shelby a fun and valuable car. Plus the buying experience was great. Ford has quality service, as long as it's not Five Star Ford in Carrolton.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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theseekeroffun writes:
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FUN!

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theseekeroffun
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Step On The Pedal And Hope You Know How To Drive! — Performance-Battale Axe Build Quality-Much better than expected Appearance-Subjective, but I love it! COF- Very little FF-Crazy! This is a great car, especially for the price. I have owned many HP cars, but this is a true muscle car. I was never a Ford or an American car owner however, this car changed my mind regarding American cars. I started with Vettes, moved to Porsches, Aston's and finally to Ferraris. This car is a beast! It is not as easy to drive to as Ford GT is or a Ferrai for that matter, but you get a big bang for the buck. My 2 cents.....

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Affan writes:
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feels relaxing when seated in the driver seat... :)

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noyhing man.!!!

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This Car Is Excelent Before And After Customizing — i like it's looks and top speed ......the rims are eye catching and the paint job is a hit plus got an insurance contract from the company when buying. the car is not for off road driving but can be used for racing,drifting or any other reason except for utility.....

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Evan writes:
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This car is the definition of muscle.

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Interior could use a more modern look

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Definite Buy — This car is very fast, with great suspension which keeps you sticking on the road turning sharp turns and and nasty hills. It's built for speed and nothing more. The look it has is of a classic American muscle car. Shelby really got it right this year!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Reviews

Shelby Gt500, Wow! By THTSC

Got the car because after looking around nothing had the performance for the price like the Shelby. Sticker price was over $67,000 which was a bit high, but nothing came close for what the car can d... Read More

The Best And Baddest Shelby Ever Built By Ford...662 Hp By Terpman

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2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Reviews

Another Blast To Drive By Michelle

I have both a 2013 Boss 302 and this Shelby Convertible, and where the Boss is quick and quite capable in turns and handling, the Shelby is about raw power and going in a straight line. The rear tires... Read More

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2012 Ford Shelby GT500 Reviews

Buy One By tulsashelby

Overall the car is amazing for the money. The power is intoxicating and once you get a feel for it, it will be hard to drive anything with less. The Shelby is very easy to drive concidering the amoun... Read More

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2010 Ford Shelby GT500 Reviews

Pure Power Pretty Patina By mhh371

Overall the car is just a blast. The power takes a bit to get to used too, the supercharger responds quickly and when it comes on, if your not ready, all heck breaks loose. My better half regularly ... Read More

Great Car By fourthrock

Auto handled, stopped and accelerated with precision. Shifts with precise. Best MPG was 27.8 on highway. Computer senses the octane of fuel and provides proper operational environment. Interior ve... Read More

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2009 Ford Shelby GT500 Reviews

Great Specialty Car. Not A Daily Driver. By RichardMO

All the power anyone could want. Classic 1960's Mustang inspired styling. Good combination of classic style with modern reliability and features. Great stopping power with Brembo brakes. The Treme... Read More

So Much Fun....so Little Time By B Rock

I absolutely LOVE my car. It has always been a dream of mine to own a Shelby. The acceleration from it is amazing and the supercharger whine above 3000 rpm makes my happy place tingle. The exhaust not... Read More

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