2008 Ford Shelby GT500 User Reviews

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Users ranked 2008 Ford Shelby GT500 against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    2008 Ford Shelby GT500 Coupe Review
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    My View — All in all it is a great car. It just took about $10,000 in upgrades over 5 years to get it there. Would still take it over many cars that are higher in the price/ prestige range. Goes fast. Stops fast. Corners better than most think.

    Pros: Fast, looks good, the upgraded interior from Shelby really helped to improve the interior.

    Cons: Small back seat, wish wider rear tires fit.  Took some upgrades to really get this car to where it should have come standard.  The original clutch was really poorly designed for the power this car offers.

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    Love My Shelby — The 08 Shelby is the most fun car I've ever had, at least since high school when any car was a blast. I removed the stripes to keep the looks understated. Have added many mods for power and handling, like many Shelby owners do.

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

    Pros: Power, handling and looks

    Cons: need to add costly mods

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    Magnificient — Takes me back to the 60s - the height of the muscle car era. The combination of comfort, performance, handling, reliability, and pure power is usually found only in cars costing six-figures. It is a real pleasure to drive and look at.

    Pros: $5300+ in aftermarket upgrades make this car a beast

    Cons: It's loud

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    Great Fun If You Enjoy American Muscle — Well what do you say about a car that has been around for 50 years, still has a fixed axel in the rear and plenty of muscle in the front. I love it!!! The acceleration is excellent and the breaking is ok. I had the handling improved to that is ok as well. It will never reach the level of a track car you must know. But it is all about emotions in this car. The build quality is not as good as a german car. A lot of plastik. But so far no major repairs. The cost of ownership is mainly tires and petrol. Of course the milage is not too great with a tuned 500 Hp motor. But one I start the engine and hear the sound I do not get the grin off my face. So is it fun? Hell yeah.

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

    Pros: Great sound

    Cons: I you hate being looked at

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    2008 Ford Shelby GT500 Coupe Review
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    Buy One!!!! — I absolutely LOVE this car!!! The GT500 is the embodiment of the Neo-Muscle Car era, and Ford has really done itself proud with this one. The GT500 accelerates, handles and turns heads like no other Mustang I have ever owned. With everything you get in this package, for the price there is no better bagain out there. I highly suggest if you are a Blue Oval guy/gal pick one up.

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

    Pros: Ford got it right with this one

    Cons: If you are a Brand X loyalist then avoid this car.  It will show you the folly of your ways and a life misspent.

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    The Red Devil — There isn't anything to dislike. This thing is sex on wheels and it runs like the beast that you know it is. Acceleration is out of this world, along with handling, where else can you find a car that handles like this that also weighs 4720 lbs.

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

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: Gas Mileage, but if you can afford the car the gas isn't that bad.

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    My Babehhhh!!!!!!!!! — Beautiful car. Only has 11k and takes turns like a champ. Performance wise: JLT cold air, Borla Exhaust, and everything else is stock. Gt500=42,000. Cobra is outstanding on turns, burnouts are sick, wouldn't want to race this beautiful snake :D

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

    Pros: FUN

    Cons: sucks on gas.

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    Shelb Gt500 Supersnake — Most powerful Mustang. Does need alot of care. A style that you can't deny. $75,350 The funnest car to me on the planet.No doubt about it. Every one who loves For loves this car. Not kidding trust me you all know me.

    Pros: It's Fast Powerful and Fun

    Cons: It takes alot of matenince to care for the car

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    2008 Ford Shelby GT500 KR Review
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    Performannce Excellence — this car was a dream to test drive ...always loved mustangs..the drive is smooth and the engine the sound itmakes it feels as if your on a racetrack .inside and out this car is pure luxury with leather interior and the racing stripes guys come on its pure pleasure

    Pros: everything

    Cons: that its not mine

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    My Best Car — Good car High Performance Gorgeous Appearance super Price Build Quality good can you feel the power of 500 horse? try this car with some tuning and you will feel the rush you will be happy to drive this car but you have to spend much money on gas nowadays my best wishes

    Pros: Price

    Cons: gas mileage

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    Reviews From Other Years

    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

    Hold On..Ear to Ear smiles...not much else to say...Have added some basic Mods..1) Hood struts 2) JLT Oil Separators 3) Ford Racing Engine Caps 4) Custom Front Mats 5) Custom Trunk Mats OEM Car Cover... Read More

    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

    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

    2011 Ford Shelby GT500 Reviews

    Wicked By TJGT500

    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 ... Read More

    2011 Shelby Gt 500 By Shelbys

    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... Read More

    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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