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AutoHunter Spotlight: 2008 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

2,382 miles on the odometer


Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by, is this 2,382-mile 2008 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 coupe. Power comes from a supercharged 5.4-liter V8 mated to a TREMEC six-speed manual transmission and limited-slip differential. Equipment includes fog lamps, , 18-inch wheels, Brembo front brakes, SVT-tuned suspension, and more. Finished in red with white stripes over a dark gray leather interior, this S197 Shelby comes with documentation, a clean CARFAX report, and a clear title.

The Torch Red exterior is accented with Oxford White stripes on top and along the rockers. Features include a chin spoiler, fog lamps, power dome hood with heat extractors, spoiler, and dual exhaust outlets.

The machined 18 x 9.5-inch aluminum wheels with SVT center caps are wrapped in original 255/45 (front) and 285/40 (rear) Goodyear Eagle F1 tires.

The cockpit is optioned with a Dark Charcoal leather 2+2 interior featuring power-adjustable bucket seats up front. Other features include air conditioning, power windows and door locks, console, power steering, cruise control, leather-trimmed steering wheel, Shaker audio system with navigation, multi-color ambient lighting, aluminum pedals, aluminum door sill plates, and embossed Shelby Cobra logos. A dash-mounted plaque contains the car’s VIN plus Shelby logo and Carroll Shelby’s signature.

Instrumentation includes a 160-mph speedometer, 7,000-rpm tachometer, and gauges for the coolant temperature, oil pressure, fuel level, and boost pressure. The digital odometer reads 2,382 miles, which lines up with the CARFAX report.

The supercharged and intercooled 5.4-liter V8 was rated at 500 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. It features a forged steel crankshaft and steel I-beam connecting rods, and dual-bore 60mm electronic throttle body. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a TREMEC six-speed manual transmission with limited-slip differential.

The four-wheel disc braking system has Brembo 14-inch vented rotors with four-piston calipers up front, and 11.8-inch vented rotors with two-piston calipers out back. Handling is assisted by an SVT-tuned suspension and traction control.

The auction for this 2,382-mile 2008 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 coupe ends Friday, April 19, 2024 at 11:45 a.m. (PDT)

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Diego Rosenberg
Diego Rosenberg
Lead Writer Diego Rosenberg is a native of Wilmington, Delaware and Princeton, New Jersey, giving him plenty of exposure to the charms of Carlisle and Englishtown. Though his first love is Citroen, he fell for muscle cars after being seduced by 1950s finned flyers—in fact, he’s written two books on American muscle. But please don’t think there is a strong American bias because foreign weirdness is never far from his heart. With a penchant for underground music from the 1960-70s, Diego and his family reside in metropolitan Phoenix.



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