'11 GT or '07-'09 GT500???
Posted 21 May 2010 - 04:26 AM
Posted 21 May 2010 - 03:52 PM
The 2011 is just as fast to most drivers and will certainly handle better stock vs stock, the interior is light years ahead of the earlier cars.
I would go Kona Blue 2011 myself.
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Posted 21 May 2010 - 06:50 PM
I don't know, just depends on what you prefer.
Posted 21 May 2010 - 07:04 PM
Evolution is already running high 10's with just a handful of mods (yes, including 100 shot of nitrous).
How much would you have to put into a GT500 to get high 10's?
The '11 GT also has the advantage on a road course with its lighter front end.
Of course, you really can't go wrong with either and if you can find a low milage GT500 for low 30's (they are out there) then thats hard to pass up.
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Posted 21 May 2010 - 09:31 PM
Make sure you post some pictures of what ever you decide to get.
Edited by BLOWN, 21 May 2010 - 10:08 PM.
Posted 21 May 2010 - 10:15 PM
If he's a drag racer, then go with the GT500 and prepare for a lot of mods.
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Posted 22 May 2010 - 02:37 AM
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Posted 22 May 2010 - 04:34 AM
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Posted 22 May 2010 - 05:41 AM
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:46 PM
Posted 29 November 2012 - 03:23 AM
My wife and I have a 2006 GT convertible (auto) and a 2007 GT500 (6 speed) convertible. The GT is hers (was mine before the Shelby) and the GT500 is mine.
The GT rides much better and for trips/vacation is "easily" to drive. We took the Shelby this year to Asheville, NC for vacation and it was fun, but a month later we had to go to SC for business and took the GT.
The vacation was to go to a show and drive the "mountain roads", the business trip was to get up, do a meeting and come home.
Mileage, comfort and transmission, I prefer the GT, performance Shelby all the way....
Edited by 07gt500conv, 29 November 2012 - 03:24 AM.
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Posted 29 November 2012 - 01:39 PM
I faced the same choice recently. I chose to go with a new car with a warranty.
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