This is how many Carroll Shelby Signature Edition 'Stangs are confirmed for SA

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• Each Carroll Shelby Signature Edition will be entered into the official Shelby Registry.

• The 5.00-litre V8 motor is fitted with an Edelbrock supercharger to produce over 596kW.

• All Shelby conversions are done at the official Mod Shop in the Western Cape.



Shelby South Africa announced the allocation of three Carroll Shelby Signature Series cars, all of which will be right-hand drive and available in a choice of convertible or fastback, automatic or manual transmission. 

Carroll Shelby Signature Editions
Carroll Shelby Signature Editions


Each car will have placement into the official Shelby Registry, the company says, 

"The limited edition 2020/2021 Carroll Shelby Signature Series Mustang is the ultimate combination of exceptional design and amazing brawn," said Gary Patterson, president of Shelby American.


Carroll Shelby Signature Editions
Carroll Shelby Signature Editions

This particular model has been developed to be a combination of power and agility, the Shelby American team spent the past two years carefully engineering and refining the car to meet the highest expectations, according to Shelby US. 

Aluminum fenders, Brembo brakes

The purposeful look of the Carroll Shelby Signature Edition was achieved by fitting new aluminium fenders which widen the body and provide an increase in space needed for the one-piece forged monoblock wheels and tuned MagneRide suspension.

Carroll Shelby Signature Editions
Carroll Shelby Signature Editions

There is a new Brembo brake system with six pistons calipers on the front and four piston calipers on the rear. To avoid situations where brake fade might occur, extra cooling channels for the brakes has been exclusively developed and tested by Shelby the company says. 

Powering this beast and under the modified hood of the Carroll Shelby Signature Series is an 596kW engine that honours that passion, fitted with bespoke Shelby components.

Carroll Shelby Signature Editions
Carroll Shelby Signature Editions

Engine

The 5.0-litre V8 engine is fed additional air by a custom Edelbrock supercharger, which helps to push power output to just over 596kW. A Borla exhaust system with four custom exhaust tips delivers Shelby's signature soundtrack; which is a recipe combining the V8s deep burble contrasted by the supercharger’s higher tone, the company says.

Carroll Shelby Signature Editions
Carroll Shelby Signature Editions

The metallic ram air hood, front fascia and bodywork was sculpted to both manage airflow and dramatically drop under-bonnet temperatures while the rear has been heavily revised with a spoiler and diffuser with a new tail panel inserted between the rear lights.

Carroll Shelby Signature Editions
Carroll Shelby Signature Editions

Changes to the inside are all clearly denoted by Shelby branding. This complete package includes door mats and door sill plates, and a gauge cluster with Shelby gauges. There are also branded caps for the radiator, coolant tank and oil cap. 

There is an option to remove the rear seat and replace it with a harness bar.

Pricing

The Carroll Shelby Signature Series is priced at R2 708 000, including the base Mustang. Shelby SA says pricing is subject to exchange rate fluctuations.

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