2013 Shelby GT500 Slated To Receive 5.8L Supercharged Engine
Now that Ford and the UAW have come to terms we have learned a few things. Ford is pulling jobs that are currently out of the country back into the US, creating 12,000 new jobs in the process, and also that the 2013 Shelby GT500 will receive an upgraded engine, going from the current 5.4L supercharged engine to a 5.8L supercharged engine. The new engine will be built at the Romeo Plant. We still do not know the exact horsepower numbers on this new engines but rumors have put them over 600HP.
This would tend to kill any rumors of a turbocharged Shelby GT500 as this kind of investment does not signal change anytime soon. You can check out the entire PDF here.