Big block and small block V8 owners
of all types may want to take a second look the next time a "V6"
Mustang pulls up to the light as Carroll Shelby International Inc's
wholly owned subsidiary Shelby Automobiles, Inc. announces the new
Shelby CS 6 Mustang concept vehicle. Shelby Automobiles, known for
speed and performance through the leadership of legendary racecar
driver and Cobra creator Carroll Shelby, will offer a modified V6-engined
2006 Ford Mustang, dubbed the CS 6.
Packed with a NOVI-1200 Supercharger
from Paxton Automotive Corp., the CS 6 is destined to be the next
great sports car from Shelby Automobiles pumping out an incredible
350+ horsepower. The Shelby CS 6 will be introduced at the Vortech/Paxton
Booth during the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show
in Las Vegas.
The CS 6 features a Shelby-exclusive Paxton
NOVI-1200 Centrifugal Supercharger, unsurpassed in high performance,
reliability and quiet operation. The bolt-on NOVI-1200 is based
on Paxton's race-proven gear case, helical-cut gears constructed
from billet-steel, aerospace-quality high-speed bearings and an
air/water charge cooler. The CS 6 will be one of the most powerful
supercharger kits for the V6 Mustang available on the market and
its 350+ HP is a significant increase over the 210 HP of the stock
Mustang and the GT version.
"Shelby Automotive is excited to offer
the CS 6 with a focus on balance, performance and affordability,"
said Amy Boylan, President of Shelby Automobiles. "With the
Paxton Supercharger, the suspension modifications and the subtle
cosmetic enhancements, the CS 6 will remind enthusiasts of the old
GT350 -- fast and strong but light on its feet. There is going to
be a lot of excitement from speed aficionados when the CS 6 hits
2005 marks the 40th Anniversary of the Paxton-supercharged
Shelby Mustang legacy dating back to the famed GT350 and GT500 programs
in the late 1960's. In 1965, Carroll Shelby fitted a prototype Paxton
Supercharger to the GT350 starting the Shelby/Paxton relationship.
Eleven total Paxton supercharger kits were installed by the Shelby
factory and a number of additional kits were sold to customers for
retro installation. The CS 6 stands poised to continue the great
Shelby/Paxton tradition of producing consummate performance-modified
The Shelby CS 6 is racing-styled in the custom
of great Shelby cars from the past but updated to create a unique
and modern design. Among the interior and exterior modifications
to the CS 6:
Stage 1 & 2 Packages are Below