Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Sees Significant Price Increase For 2022
The article previously listed the 2022 Mustang Shelby GT500 starting price at $73,465 before destination charges and a mandatory gas guzzler tax. The actual price is $74,555, per a Ford spokesperson. The article has been updated with new pricing.
When Ford unveiled its 760-horsepower (567-kilowatt) Shelby GT500 for the 2020 model year, it came with a starting price of just over $70,000. Specifically, it was $70,300 but that didn’t include two mandatory fees: a $2,600 gas guzzler tax and a $1,095 destination charge. Added up, the muscular Shelby started at $73,995, and with the exception of a small bump in the destination fee, the price hasn’t changed. Until now.
The 2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 starting price climbs to $74,555. It’s a year-over-year increase of $4,255, which is not insignificant by any means. A Ford spokesperson confirmed this increase to Motor1.com, while also pointing out that it’s the first base-price increase since the current generation went on sale in 2019.
With the gas guzzler tax included, the price climbs to $77,155 and that still doesn’t include a destination charge of $1,195. With all the mandatory fees added in, the total minimum price for a 2022 Shelby GT500 checks in at $78,350.
Gallery: 2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Heritage Edition
It’s a sizable jump, but we’ve heard more than a few stories of insane dealership markups for the muscular Shelby when it went on sale. We reported on a dealer charging $100,000 over MSRP back in late 2019, and the reports kept on coming. In August 2020 we learned of another dealer asking over $200,000 for a new Shelby. A quick search today suggests the markups have subsided but still exist. So while a $4,255 bump