Carroll Shelby was an early pioneer in high performance pickup trucks when he gave his first production version 30 years ago. Shelby’s backdrop has always revolved around Ford. Recently, Shelby had collaborated with Ford to come up with something exciting for truck enthusiasts. Shelby has uncovered its new Ford F-150 Shelby Super Snake. A full-size truck with unbeatable power.
The F-150 trucks have been quite popular among the Americans for four decades now. The full size, light duty F-150 is the biggest selling vehicle in the United States. Working closely with Ford and Borla, Shelby is going to offer limited number of super trucks designed for street duty. Only 150 vehicles of Super Snake will roll in the market. Shelby points that this truck will come with more power, sound, style and handling.
Ford F-150 Shelby Super Snake – Stylish Exterior and Interior Design
This new generation muscle truck from Shelby come with an aggressive body. From its redesigned hood to new bumpers, everything is dynamic. The tonneau cover and the extra spoilers are all customized. This special edition super struck gets a set of 22-inch chrome wheels with performance tires that provide more grip. It also gets stripes that stretch from the hood to the roof, all the way to the rear of the truck, in contrast to its blue exterior.
These trucks have a Ford F-150 Shelby Super Snake badge displayed on the grille, the hood, the doors, the bedside panels, and the tailgate. It is evidently designed for one road use only due to its low front air dam and side sills. One can easily spot these trucks owing to the Ford F-150 Shelby Super Snake badging found on the front grille an interior.
Ford F-150 Shelby Super Snake – Powerful Engine and Performance
The Ford F-150 Shelby Super Snake is available in two and four-wheel-drive depending on the customer’s preference. Both will be equipped with a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 engine, to claim a whooping 750 hp. That is 300 hp more than even the most powerful production version of the F-150. This indomitable engine is paired with six-cylinder Baer brakes with cross bored. The Ford F-150 Shelby Super Snake goes from 0 to 60 in 8.1 seconds
Other than the supercharger, its performance tweaks include a carbon fiber tube, new fuel injectors, Shelby tuned suspension, Borla exhaust, a billet throttle body, and a heat exchanger. The Borla stainless steel exhaust system lets it pump up the volume to develop enough noise to shake concrete structures. Its independent suspension has been lowered and modified to improve handling. Each truck comes with a 3 year/36,000 miles warranty.
This incredible steel truck will make you feel you are in a snake pit, once you step inside. The cabin will have premium leather seats with ‘Super Snake’ embroidered on the headrests. There’s a snake on the center console and on Shelby floor mats too. The central console has 8-inch touch-screen with Ford Sync3 interface. Other features include dual-zone automatic climate control, ambient interior lighting, twin panel moon roof, leather telescopic steering wheel and LED lighting box.
Ford F-150 Shelby Super Snake – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
Since this Ford F-150 Shelby Super Snake has an outstanding performance and a stylish design, don’t expect it to be priced like regular trucks. Shelby lists this limited edition truck roughly double the base price of the Raptor, at $96,680. Although it is just released, don’t be surprised if all the 150 units are already allocated. Shelby plans to sell it through select Ford dealers only.
A full-size truck with the power of a Dodge Hellcat, is what Shelby’s special edition truck is all about. Every vehicle that wear the Shelby Super Snake badge represents the pinnacle of performance. So go grab yours, unless you are afraid of snakes!