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PROS / CONS of GT500? What Say You?

Discussion in '2019+ Shelby GT500 Mustang' started by Kaneda, Nov 28, 2018.

  1. Kaneda

    Kaneda Back, for now Established Member

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    Like all of you, I just wish Ford would reveal / release this car already so our conversations could be about the reason we're here, instead of my incredibly small penis. If the car delivers on all fronts, I would seriously considering trading my two in for this one. In my head, I've started to do a PROS/CONS list of this car. Yeah I know we don't have ALL the details yet, but does anyone really expect a big surprise? We kind of know most of it. Here's what's on my list. Would love to hear yours.


    GT500 PROS
    - 750bhp with a factory warranty
    - Track tuned suspension / handling
    - 10 Speed Tranny
    - Fastest / Quickest mustang ever - expecting Low 10's @ 135
    - Shelby pedigree
    - Will hold value
    - Incredible sound

    GT500 CONS
    - Dated looks. No way around this.
    - New Stang re-design right around the corner
    - Front design. Don't like the black bumper at all. Breaks up the racing stripes and overall looks of the car. I think the GT350 R front end is damn near perfect.
    - Weight. Car will be much heavier than 350...
    - Side Stripe. The stripe with the GT500 on the sides just doesn't look good at all
    - Limited Avail / Price gouging. Dealers are going to mark this thing up way over 100K. Just watch.

    There's going to be a lot more to LOVE than HATE about this car for sure. Ford isn't dumb. They know what they need to do. We should all thank DODGE for forcing FORD to up the bar on this car. And I fully expect them to deliver. My main concern is that it just took SO LONG and by the time the car is out, we're going to get an all new Mustang and this car is going to really feel dated in 2-3 years time. Ironic saying that as Dodge hasn't changed the Challenger look in 12 plus years, but that's why it doesn't make these new Dodges feel dated, because they never fully redesigned it.

    I also have no desire to play the dealer game. I see 15-30K markups being the standard here. Economy has been so good and there are now 1 Million Millionaires in America alone. People will pay over all day long.

    If I were to be honest. I think the GT500 is going to bring the GT350R prices down a lot and it's going to be a great time to pick up a 350R and just drive the hell out of it. Then trade up for the 500 when hype dies down. What do you guys think?
     
  2. me32

    me32 BEASTLY SHELBY GT500 TVS Premium Member Established Member

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    Wtf. Why is this thread even started. The car isnt even out nor are the real specs.
     
  3. TK1299

    TK1299 Look at the members Premium Member Established Member

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    Isn’t this the same content as every other GT500 thread you’ve made? The same arguments over the pros and cons? The world has too many GT500 threads and you keep irresponsibly reproducing.
     
  4. conceptmachine

    conceptmachine Active Member Established Member

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    good luck finding a super cheap R. I rip mine hard, and I enjoy every minute of it, its a truly awesome car. Its not going away for this GT500, but I may get it or the C8 in addition. We'll see, it may grow on me. I have an MSRP deal if I want it.
     
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    Dusten Well-Known Member Premium Member Established Member

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    Release date is official. Can you shut the **** up now?
     
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    Weather Man Persistance Is A Bitch Premium Member Established Member

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    MM my pony refugee thinks he is still on MM.
     
  7. ON D BIT

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    Dated looks? This from someone who bought a car that looks like it’s from the 60’s.

    Pro:
    780hp that can turn.
    Fastest Mustang Ever.

    Con:
    Has a blower.
    Weighs too much.
    350R will be the better drivers car.
     
  8. gimmie11s

    gimmie11s Dont be a Hybred Premium Member Established Member

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    780 hp? Likely not.
     
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    Smooth Well Seasoned Established Member

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    Good lord! Can this troll at least be banned from starting new threads? Please?
     
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    ON D BIT Finish First Established Member

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    COOL COBRA Hell Yes! Premium Member Established Member

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    Here we go again. Dead horse time.
     
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    SID297 OWNER/ADMIN Staff Member Administrator

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    Pro - Painted stripes are an option.

    You heard it hear first.
     
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    Dated looks ?o_O

    S550 is among the best looking cars on the road. My .02
     
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    gimmie11s Dont be a Hybred Premium Member Established Member

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    ON D BIT Finish First Established Member

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    I was assuming since it was a dealer event with a privacy contract the info presented was accurate.
     
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    ON D BIT Finish First Established Member

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    Dated look meaning it looks 60 years newer than his demon that he has tracked yet.
     
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    gimmie11s Dont be a Hybred Premium Member Established Member

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    LMAO! ^^
     
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    98 svt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Your other thread slowed down, so you start a new one?
    Go lick some windows, ya tard.
     
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  19. Kaneda

    Kaneda Back, for now Established Member

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    Really good discussion going on here guys, let's keep it up!!!!

    The looks of the 350R are incredible. But we all know a brand new, fully redesigned Mustang is right around the corner. Ford has never taken this long to get the 500 model out and because they waited so long, it's not going to have a long shelf life before the new stang is out.

    I also think the front end is a bit of a disaster. The 350 front end is perfect. It's like they tried to differentiate and just failed.

    Anyone here live near New York City? Happy to give anyone a ride in the Demon :) Also I'm getting married Saturday and my Tux has a Shelby Cobra on the back. Not kidding. Love each other!
     
  20. Dusten

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    Its 3 years away...
     

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