Carroll Shelby Signature Edition available in South Africa
Transform your Mustang from mild to wild with a kit endorsed by Carroll Shelby
The limited-edition 2020/2021 Carroll Shelby Signature series is named after its eponymous race car driver and company founder. It is arguably the most complete and polished car in Shelby American history and pays tribute to the motorsport icon in typical muscle car-fashion.
With the majority of the fifty Carroll Shelby Signature Series cars prioritised for the North American market, Shelby South Africa is proud to confirm the allocation of three of these kits, which can be fitted to the Mustang of the customers choice, be that convertible or fastback, automatic or manual transmission. The correct level of authenticity will be ensured by each car’s placement into the official Shelby registry.
What makes it special?
The Shelby American team spent the past two years carefully engineering and refining the car to meet the highest expectations. The purposeful look is achieved by fitting new aluminium fenders, which widen the body and increase the space needed for the one-piece forged monoblock wheels and tuned MagneRide suspension. Making this all perform in harmony is the new Brembo brake system with six-piston callipers on the front and four-piston callipers on the rear, extra cooling channels for the brakes have been exclusively developed and tested by Shelby.
The metallic ram air hood, front fascia and bodywork was sculpted to both manage airflow and dramatically drop under-bonnet temperatures. The rear of the Carroll Shelby Signature edition is heavily revised with a spoiler and diffuser while a new tail panel is inserted between the rear lights.
Changes to the interior are denoted by Shelby branding. The complete package includes doormats, door sill plates and a gauge cluster with Shelby gauges. Should the owner want to remove more weight from the car, they can do so by replacing the rear seat with a harness bar.
Under the bonnet
Under the modified hood of the Carroll Shelby Signature Series is an 800hp engine that honours that passion, fitted with bespoke Shelby components for consistent and sustained performance lap after lap. The 5.0-litre V8 engine is fed additional air by a custom Edelbrock supercharger, which helps to push power output to just over 800hp. A Borla exhaust system with four custom exhaust tips delivers Shelby’s signature soundtrack, which combines the V8’s deep burble and the supercharger’s higher tone. Branded caps for the radiator, coolant tank and oil filler are added.
How do I get one?
Customers who are interested in the Shelby Signature Edition kit can drive their Mustang off the showroom floor to the official Shelby Mod Shop in the Western Cape where a team of technicians trained by Shelby America are waiting to transform their vehicle.