2021 Shelby F-150 Boasts 775 HP and a $107K Price Tag
It’s a muscly offering with two big stripes, as you might expect.
The Ford F-150 is one of the company's most popular nameplates of all time, and rules the roost of the truck kingdom in the United States of America. With the famous model receiving a refresh in 2021, interest is high, and Shelby have capitalized on that by delivering a new fettled version of their own. The latest Shelby F-150 boasts big numbers and a imposing aesthetic, reports Road and Track.
The Shelby-tuned truck is based on the 4x4 Lariat trim, and starts at $107,080 before further options. Out of the gate, the vehicle ships with Fox Racing shocks at all corners to keep the tires on the asphalt. The shocks can be tuned for street or off-road performance, depending on where you happen to be driving. The real headline grabber, though, is the supercharger kit—a further $7900 upgrade, which bumps power from the stock 395 horsepower to 775 horsepower from the 5.0 liter V8. It's just a 5 horsepower bump over the last Shelby F-150, but should be plenty nonetheless. It shouldn't come as a surprise that the supercharged version requires 91 octane fuel as a minimum.
There are plenty of cosmetic tweaks, too. Big fender flares widen the stance, while the stripe package leaves nobody unaware that you're driving a muscle truck. The provenance of the vehicle is unambiguous, too, as a giant "SHELBY" badge sits pride of place in the front grille. The truck also gains a custom hood with big nostrils for snorting up plenty of air, and a set of custom 22-inch wheels wrapped in all-terrain tires. A smattering of badges and stickers help complete the look, while the interior gains "SHELBY" embroidered seats, billet pedals, and other small touches as well.
If you want a high-powered F-150 with a minimum of fuss, you could certainly do worse than the Shelby. A ready-built high performance model from a reputable name is probably easier than putting together your own, after all. Shelby plans to make just 600 this year, according to their website, so you'd best get in quick if this is the truck for you.
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