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2009 Shelby GT500

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2009 Shelby GT500

Nearly everything from the 2008 GT500 carried over for 2009, with the exception of satellite radio, which became standard. Color/stripe combos also held fast, though fans of the “Red Stripe Package” could once again select a black or white coupe as well as a convertible. By year’s end, nearly 23,000 GT500s were built between the 2007 and 2009 model years.

Engine
Type: 90-degree, DOHC 32-Valve supercharged V-8
Displacement: 5.4L / 330 CID
Horsepower: 500 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque: 480 lbs.-ft. @ 4500 rpm
Bore x Stroke: 3.55 in. x 4.17 in.
Compression:  8.4:1

Suspension
Front: Modified (reverse-L) MacPherson strut, 34mm stabilizer bar, coil springs
Rear: 3-link solid axle with coil springs, panhard rod, 24mm solid stabilizer bar

Brakes
Front: 14.0 in. vented Brembo disc, four-piston aluminum caliper
Rear: 11.8 in. vented disc, single-piston caliper
ABS: Four channel, four-sensor ABS system with EBD, linked to all-speed traction control

Wheels/Tires
Wheels: 18 x 9.5 in. machined aluminum wheels with SVT center caps
Tires: P255/45ZR-18 (Front); 285/40ZR-18 (Rear); BSW high-performance

Performance

0-60 mph: 4.5 seconds (Motor Trend)
60-0 mph braking: 112 feet (Motor Trend)
1/4-mile @ MPH: 12.6 seconds @ 114.2 mph (Motor Trend)
 
Production
Total Produced: 8,583
Total Coupe Produced: 6,513
 - Black: 842 (Including 173 w/ Red Package)  
 - White: 651 (Including 89 w/ Red Package)
 - Red: 524
 - Vapor: 382
 - Blue: 381
 - Alloy: 156
 - Orange: 68  
Total Convertible Produced: 555
 - Black: 222 (Including 29 w/ Red Package)
 - Red: 114
 - Vapor: 71
 - White: 59 (Including 8 w/ Red Package)
 - Blue: 47
 - Alloy: 21
 - Orange: 21