This 2008 monster, nicknamed “King of the Road”, was released as a limited edition model. No convertibles were produced, and it put up numbers unlike any other production Mustang to date.
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2008 Shelby GT500KR Specs
Engine Type: V8 (Supercharged)
Horsepower: 540 @ 6000 RPM
Displacement: 5.4L/330 CID
Torque: 510 ft/lbs @ 4500 RPM
The most horsepower produced in any factory model, and this car produced top speeds and 0-60 times better than any model as well.
Top Speed: 180+ MPH (estimated)
0-60 MPH: 4.2 seconds (estimated)
2008 Shelby GT500KR Production Information
As this was a limited-edition build, there were very few produced and these cars make a very exclusive group. Also, there were no convertible cars produced.
Red with Silver stripes: 107
Silver with Blue stripes: 476
Blue with Silver Stripes: 100
Black with Satin stripes: 328
As you may notice, there were no solid color vehicles produced, and there were just over 1,000 cars manufactured. Also, these cars came stock with 18 x 9.5 inch Shelby aluminum wheels and looks absolutely gorgeous in any color!