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WIDE BODY ROAD RACING 2017 SHELBY SUPER SNAKE CONCEPT CAR UNVEILED BY SHELBY AMERICAN IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

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WIDE BODY ROAD RACING 2017 SHELBY SUPER SNAKE CONCEPT CAR UNVEILED BY SHELBY AMERICAN IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA


• Wide body concept introduced for first time on newest generation Ford Mustang platform


• Road course focused package includes new suspension and brake options to maximize the wider track of the car


• First concept vehicle introduced by Shelby American in over a decade


LAS VEGAS – May 18, 2017 – Shelby American, Inc., today introduced its 2017 Shelby Super Snake wide body study, the first factory concept vehicle in over ten years, to the media at Carroll Shelby International in Southern California. The concept includes new suspension, brake, tire and wheel options designed to maximize the car’s wider track for road racing.


“Shelby American has been pushing the performance envelope since 1962,” said Joe Conway, Co-CEO of Carroll Shelby International and CEO of Shelby American. “The success of our 50th Anniversary Shelby Super Snake, Shelby F-150 and Shelby Cobra programs have fueled a desire to stretch our team in new ways. The wide body Shelby Super Snake concept vehicle is a glimpse at our next generation track focused car, as well as a demonstration of Shelby American’s vitality.”


The concept car will also be unveiled to the public at the 5th Annual Carroll Shelby Tribute and Car Show on May 20, 2017, in the same location where it was introduced to the media. It will be displayed along with the recently announced pre-title Shelby F-150 Super Snake truck.


“Shelby American’s wide body option for the previous generation Super Snake was very popular because it put more rubber under the car to improve traction for drag racing,” said Gary Patterson, Shelby American President. “The current Shelby Super Snake emphasizes handling much more than the last model, which required a new approach with this concept. Instead of being optimized for straight line performance, the Super Snake wide body concept provides more grip on all four corners. It was designed to give drivers a serious competitive edge on the road course.”


The wide body concept began with the popular 50th Anniversary Shelby Super Snake. Powered by a supercharged Ford 5.0L V8 engine, Shelby American added a fully adjustable coil over suspension system, bigger brakes, hardened wheel studs, stronger spindles and hubs, as well as a more aggressive wheel and tire package to put all 750 horsepower to the road.


“Adding approximately four inches to the car’s rear track and two and half to the front, opened up new opportunities to maximize handling,” said Vince LaViolette, Shelby American Vice President of Operations and Chief Test Driver. “The fully adjustable coil over suspension and the enormous Brembo braking system, along with wider wheels and tires significantly change the car’s driving dynamics. This provides more grip for later braking and earlier acceleration out of corners. It will deliver more communication to the driver and better absorb track imperfections. The wide body Super Snake concept is every road racer’s dream.”


The “Lightning Blue” Shelby Super Snake concept includes:


Performance equipment

• Shelby spec track suspension

• Rear lower control arms

• Performance spindle & control arms

• Brembo Shelby brake system with 16” rotors and six piston calipers in the front 14” rotors and four piston calipers in the rear


Body components

• Front fenders with vents

• Rear quarter panels

• Rocker styling kit

• 12.5” x 20” rear and 11” x 20” front wheels shod with Michelin performance tires

• Hardened extended wheel lugs


The wide body Shelby Super Snake was designed and built at Shelby American’s facility in Las Vegas. If the wide body concept goes into production, it will be available worldwide with the package registered in the official Shelby Registry.


For more information about the 50th Anniversary Shelby Super Snake, visit www.Shelby.com.


About Shelby American, Inc.

Founded by legend Carroll Shelby, Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. (CSBI:PK), manufactures and markets performance vehicles and related products. The company builds authentic continuation Cobras, including the 427 S/C, 289 FIA, 289 street car and Daytona Coupe component vehicles; it offers the Shelby GTE, 1000, Super Snake, Shelby Terlingua Racing Team and GTS post-title packages for the 2005-2017 Ford Mustang. Shelby American also offers the Shelby Raptor, Shelby F-150 Super Snake and Shelby F-150 trucks. For more information, visit www.Shelby.com.



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I'm in love all over again :-)

 

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Who doesn't love a fat A$$.

I've seen a few wide body kits on the S550 Shelby has by far exceeded anyone expectations. Hats off to Shelby American. Now what's it cost? So we can all have a Widebody!

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Cool, so I am guessing that was the 2 New vehicles supposed to be announced this weekend? Hope the truck is built at SAI and not Tuscany, I am sure it will be.

 

Will be interesting to see how much the Wide Body goes for.

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Seems they may have taken some advice on the suspension and offer the better stuff on the top of the line cars

 

If suspension is by CorteX then the wide body is probably using JRi coil-overs which is long overdue. The Eibach stuff is good but not great and my Terlingua along with the Super Snakes should be using the best parts

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This was a beautiful car to see in person on Saturday. 305s in the front 345s in the rear. I wish the attendees could have had a chance to sit in it

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This was a beautiful car to see in person on Saturday. 305s in the front 345s in the rear. I wish the attendees could have had a chance to sit in it

Not sure if you asked anyone to sit in the car but if you had asked me I would have made it happen.

 

Steve

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Well done Shelby. Well done.

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Wide is a good thing! 12.5" rear wheels! That is a lot of rubber on the road.

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Wide is a good thing! 12.5" rear wheels! That is a lot of rubber on the road.

 

I'm finding the most difficult part of having directional 345's, is finding someone to change the tires!

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