2011 Ford Mustang Shelby GT640 "Golden Snake"

The 2011 Mustang Shelby GT500 is a star among Mustang stars, but German tuner, Geiger Cars, has released a package that is sure to make the muscle car shine even brighter. The Mustang Shelby GT640 "Golden Snake" has undergone a transformation that includes a bump in power and a sparkling new exterior color. It can be yours for 89,000 euros, or about $126,000 at the current exchange rates.

The 550 HP aluminum 5.4 Liter supercharged V8 engine has been manhandled to deliver 640 PS (531 kicking ponies) with the use of a 2.3 liter compressor and a new exhaust system. The exterior is brightened up with a dead gold that lights up with the reflection of the sun. Geiger Cars then used matte black Geiger rims and a carbon fiber hood to contrast with the vibrant new exterior color.

Hit the jump to read more about the Ford Mustang Shelby GT640 "Golden Snake".

Exterior and Interior

Ford Mustang Shelby GT640 "Golden Snake"

The GT640 Golden Snake Mustang comes with a pretty impressive exterior package: a carbon fiber bonnet with an integrated intake air channel, a carbon fiber front spoiler lip, and an exquisite dead gold exterior paint job. The car sits on a new set of wheels, size 8.5x20 inch front and 10x20 inch rear, painted in matte black to contrast with the bright exterior look. In addition, the Mustang was equipped with a high-quality sound system with EU navigation.

Engine

Ford Mustang Shelby GT640 "Golden Snake"

The aluminum 5.4 Liter supercharged V8 engine found in the 2011 Shelby Mustang GT500 was given a 2.3 liter compressor and a Geiger stainless steel sport exhaust system to bump the power output from 550 HP 510 lb-ft of torque to an impressive 640 PS (531 HP) and 588 lb-ft of torque. The sprint from 0 to 60 mph is now made in 3.7 seconds, while top speed is 183 mph.

Prices

Ford Mustang Shelby GT640 "Golden Snake"

If you want the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT640 "Golden Snake" it can be had for 89,000 euros, or about $126,000 at the current exchange rates.

Competition

Ford Mustang Shelby GT640 "Golden Snake"

If we remember correctly, this is the first tuning package we have seen for the Shelby GT500, so GeigerCars can relax for a little while as they are the only ones who have massaged the GT500 to do more. However, if we consider the fact that one of the Mustang’s competitors, the BMW M3, has enough tuning packages to drown out the "Golden Snake", then the Mustang’s competition gets a little stiff.

The latest tuning package for the BMW M3 is the V8RS from Manhart Racing. This package develops an impressive 724 HP and 641 lbs-ft of torque, making the Golden Snake look like a little baby in comparison.

Ford Mustang Shelby GT640 "Golden Snake"
LOVE IT
  • Looks great in gold
  • Impressive engine updates
LEAVE IT
  • Pretty expensive

19 comments:

My comment on this one is for sure it has definitely have much better transformation to its power and choice of exterior. Its figure performance is great as well. Too bad that its too expensive.

It’s been a while, since I heard weird name given to a car. Particular this golden snake, definitely have much better transformation to its power and choice of exterior.

The Ford has made an awesome modification in the styling of the car. Now, it looks more of a Chevy Camaro. The figure performance is great as well. However, too bad that its too expensive.

Well, I have to say that the styling of the vehicle is kind of awesome. I think the Shelby has an amazing design. The yellow-black theme on the car is kind of great!

The comment in this review concerning an M3 tuning package making the Shelby’s many more tuning packages look like a baby is absolutely false and incorrect! In fact Geiger has a 799HP tuning package for the Shelby, WHO is the BABY? I think its the 4.0 v8 in the M3. Furthermore there WAY MORE tuners and packages produced for the far more powerful and quicker 2010+ GT500’s! If fact as everyone already knows at the laguna seca track in the USA, the 2012 BOSS beat the M3 Stock! Whose the Baby?? Plus, for 2013 the GT500 is being tuned on the Nurimberger...maybe 6.2 liters at over 620HP, whose the baby?? Reveiws like this need to be properly researched before being posted.

Well, the reason behind why this car has a higher figure performance is because muscle car has a bigger engine compare to sportscar. So, the larger the engine the higher is the power produced! BTW, the pricing depends on the make and the model.

Is this car that was promised by the Ford last year? Well, i think the details is fully equipped here right down to the interior up to the exterior! And its quite unbelievable that this
car has an impressive engine performance for a muscle car.

Idk where you have been for the past 45 years, but the Mustang has had many refinements over the years with its purpose built chassis and new, stickier, wheels and lighter rims, also, this most likely has the suspension from the SVT performance from Ford and that will make it handle like a BMW M3.

I think the bonnet looks so boring as well as the interior. And it looks so heavy I bet this car has a difficult in corner just like the typical muscle car.

The bonnet looks so boring plus I don’t think that the look of this car is original since its somewhat identical with the Camaro and the recent debuted ford Mustang.

First I thought that this car would have a lame engine performance but i was wrong..I can’t wait to test drive this car!

And what does the two large intakes doing on that car though i find the figure performance of this muscle car is quite amazing! its kind of unbelievable!

I really like that they called this one the Golden Snake. It kinda reminds me of the original Shelby Cobra. And the colors are rather appropriate too.

I find the Golden Snake has an impressive numbers. And I think that Ford Mustang Shelby GT640 gives a new face for muscle cars. However,I wonder if this car has problem in the corner?

This one is definitely going to be an expensive car. But what else can we expect? Considering all the upgrades that they put into this one, this really isn’t going to be cheap.

The interior feels a bit of a drab on this one, since there really nothing much to see here. Though, this one actually suits the Shelby just well.

I think the word "WOW" is not enough to describe how awesome is this car! I love the exterior of this car it really look so sporty and i like the combination of the color! However, the team creative focus more in the outside that they forget some detailing on interior, it needs improvement.

The yellow actually looks great on this one, and the black is also a good complement. What I don’t like is the wheels, as they seem a bit off on the design.

I really like how they worked on the hood , they really made it look even more aggressive witbh that new hood scoop that they had added.

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