Shelby American is dressing just 30 of its souped-up Mustang Super Snakes in classic 1970s-era colors for fans of the all-American performance customizer.
In addition to standard blacked-out 20-inch rims, vehicles equipped Shelby’s “Bold” package will come clad in either “Twister Orange” with black racing stripes (pictured here) and orange interior accents, “Green Lime” with black stripes and green interior accents, or “Shadow Black” with green stripes and green interior accents.
These retro hues are available in addition to the host of upgrades that you get in the latest snake-bit ‘Stang. As CNET’s Road Show notes, Shelby will supercharge the Ford Mustang GT’s Coyote 5.0-liter V8 to bring output from 710 to 825 horsepower as an option, pushing its zero-to-60 mph time to 3.5 seconds.
The engine is mated to buyer’s choice of a 10-speed automatic or a six-speed manual transmission, and stopping power is provided by a custom Brembo braking system with flashy red calipers.
Shelby also tricks out the exterior with a custom front fascia assembly, hood, grilles, rockers, splitter, spoiler and diffuser, as well as tinted windows and the brand’s badass Cobra badges. From the cockpit, driver’s can easily read the center-mounted multi-gauge cluster’s oil pressure, fuel pressure and boost gauges without taking their eyes off the road or track.
The Shelby Mustang Super Snake Bold starts at $123,295 without the supercharger, Prices for the aspirated version aren’t yet available. Alternatively, Shelby American will also convert a 2018-2020 Mustang GT to a Super Snake for $71,395.