Driving a RWD muscle car isn’t so easy, as the owner of a 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 found out the hard way, after ruining his ride.
You would probably think that owning a powerful muscle car is easy, especially when using it every day, but a simple mistake can quickly turn into a nightmare. The owner of a 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 found out the hard way what can happen if you accelerate too quickly and your boot will slip off the clutch. In his case the simple mistake lead to ruining the muscle car after it stopped into a telephone pole. The incident took place in Nashville, TN.
As a quick reminder, the 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 is powered by a 5.4 liter V8 engine, which I producing a total output of 550 HP at 6,200 rpm and it has a peak torque of 510 lb-ft, available from 4,250 rpm. The muscle car is returning 15 / 23 mpg in city / highway and the model is 188.1 inches long, 73.9 inches wide and 55.6 inches tall, with a ground clearance of 5.7 inches and a wheelbase of 107.1 inches. Prices for the 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 were set at 48,810 USD.
Source: Wrecked Exotics