There was bound to be something special to be birthed out of Shelby American to celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2022, and that special thing is the 2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500KR.

The new Shelby GT500KR is poised to live up to its name when it was first introduced in 1968 as the King of the Road powered by a 428 Cobra Jet V8 with an impressive-for-its-time 335 horsepower. Today, the Shelby GT500KR continues with a tradition of being the most powerful pony you can buy having 900 horsepower from its supercharged V8 thanks to a 3.8-liter Whipple supercharger – and you can outfit your current Shelby GT500 to have the GT500KR treatment for a price!

2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500KR rear

With the current Shelby GT500 already having 760 horsepower, there’s an excellent foundation for the GT500KR to build off in many areas, such as the platform’s suspension where the GT500KR adds Ford Performance front and rear sway bars along with recalibrated MagneRide dampers and ride-height-adjustable springs all around. In addition to the larger supercharger, there’s a high-volume intercooler, heat exchanger, cold air intake, and a Borla exhaust system.

2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500KR side red

In the looks department, which serves many functionality purposes, the Shelby GT500KR gets 20-inch wheels that come polished or finished in gloss black and are fitted with extended wheel studs. There are plenty

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By: Malcolm Hogan
Title: New Car Preview: 2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500KR
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Published Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 17:59:50 +0000

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