Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 – The Car that Starred with Will Smith

It was back in 2007 (not too long ago, actually), Ford had a busy year with films that featured and starred their car models.

One of which was the Will Smith blockbuster movie I am Legend which featured a Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500.


Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 – A Starrer

During the opening scene of the seventh-highest grossing film of 2007 (earning a total of $585 million worldwide), Robert Neville (Will Smith) was seen driving a red and white Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500.  With the car’s supercharged 5.4-liter, 32-valve V-8 with 500 horsepower, its advanced engineering had attained the kind of performance that the last human survivor in New York City, and possibly in the world, (Robert) expected of it as he was speeding on an extreme rush in the relatively empty streets of the big apple.  At least, he was not about to get any over speeding ticket for that matter.

Robert Neville is legend

In his undertaking of making and finding an antidote to cure the remaining 588 million survivors who became predatory called “Darkseekers”, his German shepherd dog named Sam (his co-survivor in the event of virus spread out), was then infected by the virus.  Enraged and full of grief, Robert attacked a group of Darkseekers the following night which led him to be rescued by a pair of immune humans, Anna (Alice Braga) and Ethan (Charlie Tahan).  The three then were attacked by three huge waves of Darkseekers.  In the event that Robert saved Anna and Ethan, they found out that Will Smith’s character (Neville) had made a treatment that can actually cure the infected humans from being predatory.  Robert then got a vial of the infected woman’s blood (from which his treatment was tested several days ago) and gave it to Anna.  He then, shut her and Ethan in a coal chute before he actually made a grenade blast to destroy all the attackers, while risking his own life.  Afterwards, Anna and Ethan arrived at the survivor’s colony with the antidote.  That gave Robert a legacy, since he was the very reason why a cure was invented.

Ford Mustang Shelby GT – a legend as well

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT is a modern day interpretation of the big-block Shelby Mustang of the late 1960s, which was originally said to be the “King of the Road.”  From back then and up to now, it still gives the highest level of performance as it is available in the most powerful production V8 engine on Earth.

With Ford’s 2014 Mustang Shelby GT500’s classic looks, shifting power, Brembo™ brakes, and adjustable traction control system, being amazed is just one of the coolest things you can ever do.  Not to mention, the attitude it has on its interior, as it is designed with leather trimmed sport bucket seats, color coordinated racing stripe and embroidered Cobra® logo (drool your eyes dudes), and bright aluminum pedal covers, the Ford Mustang Shelby GT proves to be here to stay, and as like Robert Neville, a legend indeed. You can learn more about the 2014 Shelby GT500—and other Ford Mustang models at Berkeley Ford. Or you can check out any of the local Ford dealerships in your surrounding area, and even visit the official Ford website.

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