Shelby GT500 Super Snake

The Ford Mustang is an iconic American vehicle. For years, people have enjoyed working on these vehicles, to enhance their look or speed or both. The Shelby GT 500 is a member of the elite group of Mustangs. Many Mustang owners dream of owning one of these vehicles but many never see that dream come to fruition. Now there’s a new version of the Shelby GT 500, available in the form of an upgrade package. This package is called the Super Snake.

The Shelby GT 500 Super Snake has it all. Starting at about $34,500 for the package alone, owners of the Mustang Shelby GT 500 can opt to make their already elite vehicle even better. Only a certain number of these vehicles will be built each year in order to maintain the exclusivity of these legendary vehicles. Each Mustang that is upgraded to this package will be maintained in the official Shelby registry. Currently, this upgrade package is only available to those who own a Mustang Shelby GT 500 between the years of 2007 to current models.

The Super Snake upgrade slithers in with a standard package and available options on the standard upgrade. Aesthetic enhancements are seen both inside and outside the vehicle, and include things such as a more substantial, Super Snake hood complete with hood pins, door sills, front fenders and grille imprinted with the mark of the Super Snake. In addition to the snake, Shelby has left several demarcations as well. The SHELBY deck letter kit, headrests, center console floor mats are all imprinted with the Shelby logo. The braking system is upgraded in the front to include 6-piston calipers in the front. The exhaust system is changed to black, the differential is comprised of a solid piece of aluminum and the suspension is upgraded to that which matches the same seen on other Shelby/Ford racing vehicles. In keeping with the racing feel and look, the shifter, oil dipstick handle and fluid caps that are a billet finish.

A 750 hp Shelby Supercharger gives you plenty of “get up and go.” This all sits on 20 inches of handsome Shelby/Alcoa Super Snake wheels that come in your choice of black matte or Durabright finishes. Don’t forget about the racing stripes, which can be matte white or black.

Optional upgrades should not be forgotten. Customers can choose to upgrade the Supercharger to 800hp and a choice of color options. In addition, the seats can be customized out of leather, and can even contain inserts that are comprised of perforated leather. The rear brakes can be outfitted the same as the front and the suspension can be made adjustable. To make sure the Super Snake stays looking as beautiful as he sounds, customers can also get a custom car cover.

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1965 Ford Mustang

In 1964, Ford Motors introduced the car that would change the way the world looked at automobiles. The 1965 Mustang, first released in 1964, is one of the most popular and sought after muscle cars even today. The car was first introduced in April of 64 at the New York’s World Fair and appeared on the cover of both Newsweek and Time magazines.

Just how much influence did this vehicle have on the automobile market? Over 22,000 cars were ordered on the first day, and nearly 418,000 sold in the first year. These numbers obliterated all others for automobile sales of the time. What is it that made this car so great though?

The Mustang came in two body styles, the Coupe and the Convertible, nearly 29,000 Convertibles and just over 90,000 Coupes were sold. This car was built for performance, and it delivered everything asked for and then some. The sleek design and custom interior made the Ford Mustang one of America’s favorite muscle cars. Three different engine types were available, one V6 model and two V8 models with 101, 164, and 210 horse power respectively. A true machine of performance.

The Mustang was available in 17 colors including Cascade Green, Raven Black, and Silversmoke Gray. The cars were assembled in Dearborn, San Jose, and Metuchen. After the initial series was produced, the Mustang also became available in a fastback model. The fastback designation indicates that some of the trunk space was converted to provide more interior room.

Lee Iacocca who was then chief engineer and assistant general manager, had visions of a vehicle similar to the Ford Falcon that would be more sporty and be reasonably priced. The Mustang has been in production ever since, and will most likely continue to be produced as long as the world uses cars. It has never lost it’s style or appeal, and anyone who has ever owned, driven, or dreamed of having a Mustang understands why.

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1939 Ford Custom Convertible

Barrett-Jackson Lot: 667.2 – 1939 Ford Custom Convertible

Finished in December 2002. Professionally built Coast to Coast body and powder coated chassis. LS1 all aluminum Chevrolet V8 4L60 automatic overdrive transmission. Power rack & pinion steering, power 4-wheel disc brakes. Super air ride front and rear suspension. Complete state of the art electrical system and a Dakota digital dash. CD player. Remote doors and trunk release. Power windows with hidden switches. Air conditioning and all aluminum radiator. Tons of polished billet. Tilt column. Full leather interior including trunk. Aluminized stainless Flowmaster exhaust, 16″billet front wheels and 20″ billet rears with matching steering wheel. No expense spared.

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