What Is the Shelby GT500 KR Police Interceptor?Last Updated February 5, 2020
Found on both the 1967 Shelby GT500 and 1968 GT500KR, the 428 police interceptor engine had a 335 horsepower rating thought to be underreported. The 1968 Shelby GT500KR equipped with a police interceptor engine claimed the title of "Super Stock Eliminator Champ" at the 1968 Winternationals.
The SMS 302 Mustang is based off the 2011 Mustang GT and is capable of producing over 440 horsepower with an option of adding a supercharger on top of that. Other upgrades included an aggressive new body kit, new springs, front struts, rear shocks and linkages, and upgraded brakes.
The Q400, released in 2003, was Steeda's first attempt to compete with other famed Mustang customizers. The 400 in Q400 represented the horsepower the engine produced. Other notable upgrades included Bosch fuel pumps, aluminum radiator, rear spoiler and front air splitter.
One of the rarest and most remarkable Shelby Mustangs of all time is the Shelby Green Hornet. Originally deloped in 1967 as a prototype for the California Special Mustang, the Green Hornet ended up at Shelby American where it underwent many modifications. The Green Hornet Mustang is valued at over $3 million.
A special edition Mustang called the Indy Pace Car Mustang was produced in 1979 to celebrate the second appearance that a Mustang served as a pace car for the Indy 500. The Indy Pace Car Mustang turned out to b a surprise hit for Ford, selling over 10,000 units. Two more Pace Car Mustangs editions were produced in 2011 and 2012.