SC F-150 VS Shelby GT350: Truckin’ Fast Wednesday

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Things get interesting when the supercharged F-150 fights its sporty brother from the same mother!

If a new Shelby Mustang GT350 were to race a new F-150 of any variety, the odds are that the race-ready pony car would hand the Ford truck a beating.

However, this week’s “Truckin’ Fast Wednesday” video features a very close quarter-mile clash between the iconic American titans.

Each of these modern Ford products has been modified by VMP Performance. The Shelby GT350 is mostly stock, with the exception of an ECU tune to the 5.2L flat-plane-crank V8, while the F-150’s 5.0L V8 has been fitted with a Roush supercharger. Although we don’t have any power figures – the video reveals that the Ford truck is making solid power.

How solid, you ask? Solid enough to run neck-and-neck with the tuned GT350.

The video begins by giving us a quick look at the F-150, followed by a pretty meager burnout by the GT350. The two machines stage, and after a pro-style tree turns green, the two high-performance Fords storm down the track.


Amazingly, the Ford F-150 (presumably launching in four-wheel-drive) stays right with the GT350 at the starting line, but then the Shelby runs into some traction issues. As a result, the…

We won’t spoil the ending for you. Check out the video and find out!

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Patrick Rall is a regular contributor to LS1Tech and JK Forum, among other auto sites.

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