Shelby Automobiles, Inc. is presenting tuning package for 2003-2008 Ford F150, based on Shelby GT500 Super Snake. The upgrades include improving of handling, exterior, interior and power unit of the truck.
“Carroll Shelby pioneered the muscle truck segment over 20 years ago,” stated Amy Boylan, president of Shelby Autos. “Our team built this concept F150 Super Snake to see if the public is ready for another high performance Shelby truck. We took the same approach to this project as we do for every Shelby. With its ‘look at me’ styling, earth shattering power, stop-on-a-dime brakes and go cart-like handling, it’s a balanced performance truck that’s as desirable to drive as it is to look at.”
Besides Shelby Autos, other companies featured in the project are Ford Racing and part suppliers Borla and Baer. The customized vehicle is red 2007 F150 regular cab truck, which received new hood and fascias, black Super Snake stripes and Alcoa Shelby wheels.
Originally, the 5.4 litre V8 engine produces 304hp, but in Shelby F-150 Super Snake Concept, it is boosted to the might 475hp. All that power is transmitted to the road through automatic gearbox.
F-150 Super Snake is equipped with big 6 piston Shelby brakes to supply additional stopping power for the heavy vehicle. Further more the truck got lowered with 3 inches and the suspension is stiffened to improve the handling.
Customers can choose between installing the whole package or parts of it, such as styling and power or handling upgrades.
“We’ll install the Super Snake package for the F150 at the Shelby Autos facility in Las Vegas,” added Gary Davis, Shelby Autos vice president of production. “In order to maintain the high level of quality and performance demanded by real enthusiasts, we’ll only build a few thousand per model year.”
The Ford F150 Super Snake post title package includes:
- Whipple supercharger kit
- Borla exhaust system
- DJM suspension
- 3.73:1 rear axle ratio
- Shelby-designed 22-inch wheels and tires with Pirelli P Scorpion tires
- Forged Shelby / Baer brakes with 6 piston calipers with cross drilled and vented rotors
- Custom front fascia, grill, carbon fiber splitter, fender vents and brake cooling ducts
- Custom front fascia, mesh grill and grill surround
- Custom side fender vents and rockers
- Unique fiberglass hood featuring a hood scoop and classic Shelby design
- Bed lid and rug with embroidered logos
- Shelby signature Super Snake stripes
- “Shelby” lettering across the rear tailgate
- “Super Snake” vehicle badges and official Shelby CSM interior plate
- Shelby signature embroidered headrests, floor mats and leather interior
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