2014 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Convertible Overview
What’s New for the 2014 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Convertible
The 2014 Mustang Shelby GT500 now offers standard heated front seats.
2014 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Convertible Exterior
The power this bad boy puts out will put most other muscle cars on the road to shame before they even realize what’s going on. Putting all that power to work is a lightweight carbon-fiber driveshaft, upgraded brakes, beefed-up suspension bits and Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar G:2 tires.
2014 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Convertible Performance
The GT500’s supercharged 5.8-liter V8 puts out a shockingly-powerful 662 hp and 631 lb-ft of torque. That’s right, 662 hp, which makes the GT500’s V8 the most powerful engine ever put in a production car. This beast goes from 0-60 mph in 4 seconds and a top speed over 200 mph.
The available SVT Performance and Track option packages will enhance the GT500 performance with firmer springs, electronically adjustable shock absorbers, and enhanced cooling for both the engine and transmission.
2014 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Convertible Efficiency
EPA fuel economy estimates are 15 mpg city, 24 mpg highway, and 18 combined.
2014 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Convertible Interior
The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Convertible has a well-designed interior, including all the technology we’ve come to expect in a car including SYNC with MyFord Touch. In a car of this caliber, we’d love to see more high-end materials and soft finishes – that being said, the interior gets the job done, and comfortably at that.
2014 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Convertible Safety
The 2014 Ford Mustang includes front-seat side airbags, stability and traction control, antilock disc brakes, and hill-start assist all standard. Also available is the Ford MyKey system, which allows car owners to limit maximum speed for younger drivers, and a rearview camera.
In government crash tests, the SHELBY GT500 CONVERTIBLE has earned four out of five stars, and the best rating of “Good” in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s crash tests.
- Graham EubankContributor
Graham Eubank is the President of Palmetto Ford. He started with the company in 1990 after graduating from Clemson University. Palmetto Ford is a Ford dealer serving Charleston and carries an extensive line of new cars, including the Ford Explorer, F150, Mustang, Focus and much more.