2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Top Comparisons
Users ranked 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.
2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible Review
Another Blast To Drive — 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 do break free on easy third gear turns which is unnerving (and may be attributed to the SVT package I have on it?) and the touchy gas pedal gets some getting used to. The clutch is easy and light. It has built in Launch Control so no Track Key needed like in the Boss. It's a head turner and a comfortable ride in the stock seats. There's no drone from the stock exhaust which the Boss has (after removing the sideplates). For the cost of the car, Ford still refuses to include rear floor mats which boggles me and the cupholders are right where your elbow would be when shifting.
Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)
Pros: Fast, head turner
Cons: Best going straight, Cup holders in odd place
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