Watch the 770-HP Ford F-150 Shelby Super Snake Smoke the Strip
It’ll tow a boat and shine at the drag strip. What more could you want?
If you want a pickup that can tow a boat or carry a load of gravel, you can take your pick of several excellent domestic and imported trucks. However, if you want a truck that can destroy its rear tires faster than a Dodge Demon and humble muscle cars at the drag strip, you'll have to turn to the aftermarket and buy a 2020 Ford F-150 Shelby Super Snake to get the job done. And by the looks of this recent video review from the guys at Throttle House, it will not only get the job done but also exceed your expectations.
Let's get the basics out of the way first: the Shelby pickup is capable of doing zero to 60 in just 3.45 seconds and can go on to 100 miles per hour in just 8.3. What does it take to get an F-150 to scream and perform like its GT500 sibling? Shelby fits a Whipple supercharger to the stock 5.0-liter V8 that bumps output to 770 horsepower, which is nearly double the 395 horsepower that the truck had originally.
Along with that, the F-150 gets a Borla side-exit exhaust, slotted brake rotors, and six-piston front calipers. The Super Snake has also been lowered and comes with enough vents and scoops to make a McLaren Senna blush. There's a naturally aspirated version of the truck as well that has all of the handling and appearance components without the supercharger.
As you can see in the video, awesomeness ensues when you have that much horsepower at your disposal, and it's really a no-brainer for truck or Shelby aficionados who love performance but also a factory-intact warranty. Plus, it's not like Ford is going to be building a new version of the famous SVT Lightning anytime soon.
Assuming you’re able to get your name on the list for a Super Snake, you’ll pay dearly for the privilege of owning one. Shelby is only building 250 trucks per year and pricing is steep, to say the least. The naturally aspirated version starts at $95,505, but the one you’ll really want is the supercharged Super Snake, which will set you back at least $102,805.
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