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Rumor: Ford to drop Shelby GT500 moniker in favor of SVT Cobra for 2015 model year

June 11, 2013 Mustang News No Comments

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For those who have purchased or are thinking of buying a 2014 Shelby GT500 you might be getting one of the last Shelby’s ever built by Ford Motor Company. ┬áIf the rumor holds true Ford is considering dropping the Shelby GT500 moniker from their lineup and going with a familiar foe, the SVT Cobra which ended production in the 2004 model year.

The rumor was thrown out by Alex Nunez over at Road & Track who hears Ford plans to drop the Shelby GT500 name and the supercharger in favor of a naturally aspirated SVT Cobra.

If the rumor holds true the Ford Mustang community would welcome the return of the SVT Cobra with open arms.




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