Based on the 2011 - 2012 Shelby Super Snake, the Shelby 1000 boasts a supercharged 5.4-liter V8 with a claimed 1000 bhp at 6450 rpm and 750 lb.-ft. of torque at 4500 rpm. Road and Track says that they "could spin its rear wheels in 1st, 2nd and 3rd gears, accompanied by just enough blower whine to tell you something special is going on beneath that raised hood." Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for two videos.
At $149,995 (plus the cost of a GT500), the 1000 is by no means cheap, but it's a substantive, expensive build, and the Shelby folks will tailor the suspension, tires and alignment for road racing, drag racing or street use.[via Roadandtrack]