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Drip...Drip...The info on the 2008 Shelby GT has been leaked, and Mustang Evolution has the details. Unsurprisingly, a convertible version has been added to the stable, per se. We say it's unsurprising because after the introduction of the Hertz-only Shelby GT-H convertible, we figured that a Shelby GT version was a lock -- we just didn't know when it'd come. The coupe's still available, too, and '08 model year shoppers don't need to make any decisions with regard to color: the car's only available in Vista Blue with Metallic Silver stripes.

If you want one in Performance White or Black Ebony, you'd better set about getting yourself an '07. The powertrain's unchanged, so look for 320 horsepower coming from the lightly-massaged 4.6L V8 underhood. As with the '07, both manual and automatic transmissions will be available. We hear that the word on all this becomes official next week, so we'll follow-up then.

[Source: Mustang Evolution]

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      • 8 Years Ago
      The Mustang is and has been one of the most popular cars on the road. It is loved by tuners, street rodders, road racers, and dragsters. THIS is the reason you are seeing so many posts about the Mustang. And they are all NOT developed by Ford. There is such a thing as aftermarket tuners out there.
      If you don't want to read about the latest Mustang then move on. Obviously the ones commenting on how many posts there have been know nothing about the car.
      As Alex N put it bluntly. This is an automotive news forum. Learn to live with it.
      • 8 Years Ago
      The Shelby GT continues to be a very desirable package. Unfortunately, the $10k premium over a regular GT is tough to swallow

      Currently the S-GT sits a comfortable $10k below the actual selling price of nearly all GT500s. However, many people think 2008 is the year GT500 prices will return to Earth (checked eBay lately?). If the S-GT is priced at $40k but people can get GT500s for $46-47, this car will be a tough sell.

      Limiting production to 2,100 units is smart. They made way too many for 2007.
        • 8 Years Ago
        Is there some kind of an Autoblog quota where you have to post something about the Mustang, or some special package derivative thereof, at least once a day?
        • 8 Years Ago
        Well Rob,

        if you want to get all technical about it, it would have to be mustang.autoblog.com... ;)
        • 8 Years Ago
        No, BC.

        News is news. And whether you like it or not, the info on the '08 Shelby GT is news.
        • 8 Years Ago
        I have an idea: Autoblog.mustang.com. It could be an autoblog spinoff that posts about 50-130 new stories about different mustang sticker packages per day.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Don't kill the messanger. Ford is to blame as the only thing they have done latley is release numerous versions of the stang. It is the only successful car that they sell, so they are milking it for all it is worth (and then some). Autoblog just reports.

      With that said, seriously, to Ford, get a move on and focus your energy where it is needed. The winds of change are blowing hard and as successful as the Mustang is now, the winds are not blowing towards low-tech V8 muscle cars.
      • 3 Years Ago
      How much is this car worth with about 6000 mi.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Nice! I love vista blue!
      • 8 Years Ago
      Honestly, who can keep all of the mustang packages straight?

      What are there, about 50 of them now?
      • 8 Years Ago
      Julius I suggest you take the Stick out. ; p

      Just how long has the Focus been produced as compared to the Mustang.

      I pretty sure the Mustang has been sold long enough to make "It is the only successful car that they sell..."