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02-27-2008, 01:04 PM
2008 Ford Shelby GT 500 KR Update:

The following information outlines the 2008 MY Shelby GT500KR program. Included are details on: product, production timing, delivery, ordering and billing.

2008 Shelby GT500KR Mustang

Question: What is a Shelby GT500KR Mustang?
Answer: Product Description

The 2008 Shelby GT500KR is a culmination of efforts by the Ford Special Vehicle Team, Ford Racing and Shelby Automobiles Inc. (SAI). The vehicle will be produced at the Mustang assembly plant (Auto Alliance Inc - AAI) as a Shelby GT500 and will be modified into a Shelby GT500KR at Shelby Automobiles in Las Vegas, using Ford Racing and Shelby components. This car will be:

A special edition produced at limited volume; 1000 est.
Available in coupe only.

Exterior Colors:

Vista Blue Metallic with silver Le Mans and side stripes
Torch Red with silver Le Mans and side stripes
Ebony Black with matte black Le Mans and side stripes
Silver Metallic with bright blue Le Mans and side stripes

For more detailed information regarding specs and key content, please reference attached Shelby GT500KR Hero Card.

Question: When will the Shelby GT500KR begin production?
Answer: Production Timing

Production at AAI is scheduled to begin 1st quarter of 2008, and dealer deliveries are scheduled to begin in the 2nd quarter of 2008.

Question: How will the vehicle be identified as a Shelby GT500KR Mustang?

The window sticker will show the Shelby GT500 with Shelby GT500KR Upfitters Package.

Shelby is the manufacturer of record; the SAI modifications will be shown on an Addendum Window Sticker.

Question: How will the vehicle be shipped?

When ordering a Shelby GT500KR use ship-through code along with (D95) plant code.

The vehicle will be shipped from the Mustang plant (AAI) to Shelby Automobiles (SAI) Las Vegas, where Shelby GT500KR modifications will take place.

SAI will ship the completed vehicle to the dealer via enclosed car carrier contracted by Ford Motor Company transportation services.
The dealer will be responsible for inspecting the vehicle for any transportation and carrier damage.

Question: What do I have to do differently from a vehicle and customer delivery standpoint?
Answer: Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI)

Dealer to perform the standard PDI, and submit claim through the normal process.

SAI will perform inspection of Shelby GT500KR modifications prior to shipping.
If any issues with Shelby GT500KR modifications are identified at the dealer at delivery, please contact Ford Performance/Shelby Program Headquarters call center at 800-367-3788 for instructions.

Answer: Customer Delivery

Dealer to perform standard delivery process including Delivery Checklist.
In addition, at the time of delivery to the customer, dealer must review the following with the customer.

Shelby GT500KR Owner's Guide Supplement

Question: How does the dealership provide warranty repairs on this vehicle?
Answer: Warranty policy and procedures will be a part of a future communication on Shelby GT500KR